How can I start an online accessories store?Read More
How can I start an online accessories store?Read More
One of the most popular and recognized jobs in the fashion industry. I am sure that when you hear of fashion stylist you think celebrities, but a position as a stylist is not limited to the world of entertainment. In the private sector, they can work for politicians or private clients for events. Many Fashion Stylists have a background in Fashion Design, but this is not necessary to start a career as a stylist, although it is helpful.Read More
I’m interested in becoming a menswear fashion designer, but I’m a straight black male. I’m concerned as to how well-received that will be in this industry. Has the overall perception against straight men in the fashion industry changed at all?Read More
How Can A Major In International Relations Prepare Me For A Career In Fashion?Read More
I like this question! A degree in fashion design there are quite a number of career options, but it depends on you area of interest. Here is a list of entry-level options below:Read More
Is it better to go to school for design when wanting to start a fashion line or can someone get by with talent alone?Read More
One out of every ten fashion brands WILL fail within their first year and many more will continue to fold before hitting the five-year mark. There are several reasons for this, but lets look at the five most crucial reasons your fashion brand could fail.Read More
In a previous post, I shared with you the languages important to the industry of fashion. Look, I know you may not have the time to sit in a class or the funds to pay for a private tutor. Nonetheless, learning another language makes you more valuable, period! It has been proven that fashion professionals who know another language are in a better position to succeed professionally.
So, without further adieu, I will share 5 free or relatively inexpensive options to learn a foreign language.Read More
I can’t stress how important it is that you must have strong management of your business finances if you hope to have brand longevity. Unfortunately, many designers and fashion business owners don’t always make this a priority. However, if you aren’t careful, you could find yourself pulling the plug on your brand. Check out 3 simple tips below to "keep you in the black”:Read More
Let's face it, if you are a Designer you only want to create and in many cases you know very little, if anything about the business side of fashion. A consultant can advise you and give you the necessary tools to launch and manage a successful business. Now, with that said, let's delve into the reasons a Fashion Business Consultant is vital to the launch and maintenance of your brand.Read More
If I were to create a list of top 5 most asked questions. One of them would be; Where can I look for fashion jobs? Well, this is a very good question! There are various sites out there, but there are a few specific places you will want to look for great fashion opportunities. Check out my top 5 list of sites for fashion jobs!Read More
This month's insider is a Mens Accessories Designer who is really not one to be categorized as his focus is more about the craft. His brand "Avery James" is a series of pieces that are edgy yet androgynous. They are items that represent the challenge of societal norms much like he does. It is a line that you should not take at face value and the same can be said about him because there is much more than meets the eye. So, let's get into the exciting background of this Designer:Read More
I am pretty sure that you've heard this buzz term personal branding. So, what is it exactly? Well, it is defined as the practice of marketing yourself and career as a brand, according to Wikipedia. Let's talk a bit more about what it is and how you can build a successful personal brand.Read More
Creative Director of a fashion brand. It sounds like a glamorous job, doesn’t it? Well, it is in many respects. On the other hand, it is A LOT of hard work so even though the big names make it look easy don’t let that fool you.Read More
The fashion industry is very competitive. As a result, not everyone will make the cut. This world requires a certain amount of "moxie" in order to make it! In order to be successful, there are 3 traits you will need to have a promising and successful career. Let's see what they are!
This world requires a certain amount of "Moxie" in order to make it! There are 3 traits that you will need to have a promising and successful career. Let's see what they are!Read More
Product Development, the happy medium between Design and production. The perfect position if you enjoy being creative, but don’t want to be a designer.Read More
It certainly is not one of the most glamourous, but it is one of the most important divisions in fashion. The production division is responsible to oversee the manufacturing of product. They work with design, merchandising and sales teams.Read More
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When you think about fashion, it is so easy for your mind to jump to design. Design is a lot like the lead singer of a band, but you still need backup singers, musicians, instruments and other equipment make the show! Hey, you and I both know that Beyoncé is amazing, but she CANNOT do it alone!Read More