The retail industry scoops up plenty of fashion fanatics for their head offices. With the right combination of retail experience, in-demand skills and ambition, you could have your stylish foot in the door sooner than you think!
Ali McQuaid and Olga Kisza are recent grads who have been friends since Grade 11. While shared interests initially brought them together, it was their passion for fashion which had them thinking business: FictionFaction offers unique, one-of-a-kind headpieces for ladies of all ages.
Maybe Designs earned itself a runway sequence in the Roots fashion show, which included a set of seven outfits inspired by Sarah Catalfo’s recent trip to Cuba. Her designs have also been made famous by Canadian pop artist LIGHTS, seen here.
In a matter of months or years, however, students need to have a wardrobe appropriate for the working world. You will need some of these items in order to look appropriate for interviews, so it makes sense for you to start integrating them into your wardrobe now.
“Twentysomething” profiles recent graduates who are beginning their journey into the real world and following their chosen career paths. This week I ask Patricia Rubino, a freelance junior stylist with The Artist Group in Toronto, a few questions about her journey so far.
Although most students have the skills and potential to fulfill their job description, many do not know how to dress appropriately for their jobs. Gen Y can still maintain their personal style and adhere to the latest trends without looking unprofessional.
Topics in this week’s Friday Finds include: Living a remarkable life instead of waiting for **** to happen to you. Getting noticed at work. Look fly at your next job interview, guys. And…graduation by all the top cartoonists.