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Interview with Marc Freeman – Textile Print Designer & Owner Of Bella Prints

Meet Marc Freeman – Fashion Textile Print Designer Meet Marc Freeman, textile print designer, and owner of Bella Prints studio in New York City. I have known Marc for years. I have called upon him every season for the last decade to bring me fresh new menswear print ideas.  What makes Marc so interesting 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 someone’s ideas no matter […]

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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 nowadays. It used to just be for those who had their own business like stylists or bloggers. But now everyone needs one. Even YOU! In this article, I am going to walk you through the […]

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Adobe Bridge – Get The Most Out Of Your Inspiration Shopping Trips

How Fashion Designers Use Adobe Bridge Designers have the best jobs in the world. We actually get paid to shop! But it’s not all fun and games. We are expected to regularly shop the market to stay on top of trends and what our competition is up to. In this article, I am going to […]

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How Fashion Industry Pros Shop Their Competition

How Fashion Industry Pros Shop Their Competition If you work in the fashion industry it is YOUR JOB to shop the market and know your competition. That is true if you are a designer, salesperson, merchandiser, visual displayer, licensee, packaging designer, marketer, etc. Knowing your market and what your competition is doing is key to […]

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How To Dress For The Job You Want In The Fashion Industry

Dress For The Job You Want In The Fashion Industry The biggest mistake fashion professionals make is not dressing appropriately. It is widely known that, within the design areas, in particular, the dress code is more relaxed. But that doesn’t mean you have to look unprofessional. This is not to say you have to be […]

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How To Write A Killer Cover Letter That Gets Opened

How To Write A Killer Cover Letter For The Fashion Industry You have spent hours scrolling through fashion industry job listing and are ready to apply to one (or several). Don’t forget to write that ever important cover letter! This is your one opportunity to tell the hiring manager something special about yourself they can’t […]

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Top 10 Side Hustles For Fashion Industry Professionals

Best Side Hustles For Fashion Industry Professionals Fashion Industry professionals might take on a side hustle for a variety of reasons. They might want to make some extra cash. They may want to get more experience in a certain area. Or they may want to work on other outside projects simply to stimulate their creative […]

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Interview with Amy Cole – Fashion Recruiter and Career Coach

Meet Amy Cole – Fashion Recruiter and Career Coach Meet Amy Cole, a veteran recruiter in the fashion industry who’s also started her own fashion career consulting business. She is a frequent speaker and hosts monthly events on various topics related to personal branding like how to use LinkedIn, networking, and interview questions. I met […]

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