How to Get Into the Fashion Industry Without Experience - Style Nine to Five

How to Get Into the Fashion Industry Without Experience

The Devil Wears Prada put it best, “A million girls would kill for that job.” The fashion industry is one of the most difficult industries to break into, because to paraphrase Meryl Streep’s character from the iconic fashion film, “Don’t be ridiculous, everybody wants to be us.” Fashion is glamorous, creative, exciting and seemingly everyone […]

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What Happens After a Conditional Job Offer?

Congratulations! You have received a conditional job offer and are probably feeling a mix of emotions – happiness and anxiety! Don’t fret, we will dive into what exactly happens after a candidate has received a conditional job offer from their new employer. Usually, a conditional job offer is given when specific employment-relevant checks need to […]

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5 Ways to Develop Fashion Knowledge and Skills Free of Charge - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Develop Fashion Knowledge and Skills Free of Charge

Learning is a lifelong activity, but going to fashion school to be taught everything you want to know, or to update your knowledge gets really expensive really quickly. Thankfully, there are so many ways to assimilate new information that is readily available and won’t cost you a dime! Yes, you read that right; here are […]

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3 Behind-the-Scenes Fashion Design Jobs

The road to success in fashion is paved with creative risks, and although when we think “fashion design,” the first job that naturally comes to mind is “fashion designer”, there are so many more routes to the same destination. These alternate routes are equally rewarding and can be quite specialized, making use of multiple skills. […]

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4 Ways Working in Retail Prepares You for Any Fashion Career - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways Working in Retail Prepares You for Any Fashion Career

For some, working in retail is the first job they ever have as a way to earn cash as a teen, but for others, it’s a calling to a long and fulfilling career in fashion. The feeling of high-quality fabrics, the satisfaction of a perfectly designed window display, and that rush you get when a […]

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How to Ask For a Reference Letter - Style Nine to Five

How to Ask For a Reference Letter

Whether it’s applying for a new job or continuing your education, reference letters can help you seal the deal! Asking for a reference letter can be an intimidating experience but, the benefits of them outweighs the stress they may cause. Reference letters are a great way for potential employers to gain some perspective on your […]

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How to Foster a Positive Work Culture While Working From Home - Style Nine to Five - Fashion Jobs in Canada

How to Foster a Positive Work Culture While Working From Home

Creating and maintaining a positive work culture is essential in any circumstance. But, fostering a connected work environment when the majority of us are separated has never been more important. The global pandemic has set numerous challenges that can often be overlooked, especially when businesses are primarily operating from home. Working from home has created […]

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Lessons to Learn from Starting in Retail

What could be more glamourous than a career in fashion? Being a buyer, designing your own collections, working as a professional stylist, being on the creative team for a major brand….the list of possible jobs goes on and on. If these career ideas are what lights you up inside, you should definitely reach for that […]

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5 Myths About Working in Fashion

If you’re a fashion lover at heart, it’s natural to want to pursue a career in the industry that you’re passionate about. Before you start envisioning yourself as a head designer or senior buyer, there are some aspects of working in fashion that may be a little different than what you think. Here, we’ll explore […]

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Fashion Jobs – How the Fashion Industry Continues to Evolve

Find interview tips, job advice, career advice, job listings, careers, fashion jobs, social media internships, retail jobs, fashion design jobs, buying jobs, fashion stylist jobs and style careers on Style Nine to Five! Like technology, fashion is constantly changing and evolving, transitioning into the bigger and better. And to be honest, sometimes the fashion industry changes […]

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