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What CAD Software Do Fashion Professionals Need to Know?

What CAD Software Do Fashion Professionals Need to Know To Stay On The Cutting Edge? In the fashion industry technology is always changing. To stay relevant in the fashion industry you absolutely need to stay up on the latest computer software technology in the business. There are different computer software programs used by different people […]

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How The Most Creative Fashion Professionals Stay Innovative

How Do Fashion  Creatives Stay Innovative? The fashion industry is a highly competitive field where you are only as good as your last collection, project, or product. In order to stay innovative and ahead of the curve one must think differently, have an open mind, and keep up on the latest trends. To do this I […]

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5 Signs You Should Leave Your Job

Should You Stay Or Should You Go? We all have contemplated from time to time if we would be better off finding a new job. Its can be hard sometimes to way to pros and cons. There is no guarantee that the new company or job will be a better situation than what you currently […]

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10 Ways To Jumpstart Your Creativity

Your creativity in the fashion industry is your net worth. It helps you stand out among your peers. And it opens doors for new opportunities. So it is imperative that you keep those juices flowing! It is easy to get a little too comfortable in your job. You know the routine; the everyday house keeping. […]

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7 Ways To Impress Your Boss

Just doing your job, even doing it well, is not enough anymore to be deserving of a promotion or to get noticed for your work. You need to consistently be improving your skills, and contributions to your team and the business. If you are serious about moving your career forward then it is time to […]

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What Fashion Professionals Can Learn From Improvisation

What Fashion Professionals Can Learn From Improvisation I recently read a book called “Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses “No, But” Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration” by Kelly Leonard. This book reveals improvisational techniques that can help any organization. The author explains how in an improvisation group  they cannot ever shut down someones ideas no matter […]

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Interview With Alicia Estrada of Stop Staring!

Meet Alicia Estrada, founder and head designer for Stop Staring! For those of you who don’t know, I used to run The Vintage Shopping Guide, an online vintage resource company. I first interviewed Alicia Estrada back in 2009 for the VSG e-zine. Not everyone likes to hunt through bargain bends and scope out flea markets to […]

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Why Fashion Professionals Should Have A Personal Brand

 Why Fashion Industry Professionals Should Have Their Own Personal Brand Having a personal brand is essential in the fashion industry now days. It used to just be for those who had their own business like stylists or bloggers. But now everyone needs one. Personal branding is an executive-level strategy that works for professionals at all […]

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