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  • Interesting Article - The New Face of Luxury

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte Hanna2 comments

    The New Face of Luxury: How to Maintain Exclusivity in the World of Social Media This report looks at how the luxury fashion, beauty and lifestyle sector is embracing the emerging space of influencer marketing and offers valuable trends and learning points. Today, luxury brands face a precarious balancing act between the rapid growth in social media, where luxury has become more attainable on a ...

  • Interest in second-hand fashion continues to grow

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    As concerns rise over the unsustainable price tag of fast fashion, some young people are looking online for a way to look good for less without hurting the planet. A new study suggests that the UK’s second hand item market is set to surge in the coming years, echoing industry reports that the market could overtake the fast fashion market by 2029. The rise of the ethical consumer People are ...

  • 10 WAYS TO GET NEW JOB READY FOR 2020

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    The beginning of the year is the most popular time to make a career change, which means that it is even more competitive. If you want to stand out from the crowd, it pays to be prepared. Here are some handy tips. 1. Be patient – it might take time Remember, it will probably take until Easter (at the earliest) before you start a new role, so don’t rush into the wrong decision. 2. Remain loyal – it ...

  • Interesting article - Making beautiful colours without toxic chemicals

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Making beautiful colours without toxic chemicals By Emma WoollacottTechnology of Business reporter https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51007426

  • Fashion Degree Courses

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion communication and fashion promotion degrees Different universities have different names for their degrees in this area. Variations include fashion communication, fashion promotion, fashion communication and promotion, fashion public relations and communication, fashion communication and styling, and fashion promotion and imaging. While the exact content may vary slightly, you can expect ...

  • Which Fashion Degree?

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion degrees are very industry-focused; from day one of your course you will be preparing for your future career. There will be a lot of independent study to help you develop your own identity and voice, but you will have the chance to learn a variety of creative and technical skills, build up a professional portfolio and exhibit your work. You can study at a traditional university, an art and ...

  • I want to be a Designer…

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion design jobs are extremely competitive and you'll need a combination of good qualifications, relevant industry experience and an impressive portfolio to secure a job with a high-profile design house. Being self employed is also an option. If you're struggling to secure a design job you could set up on your own. You could design pieces to sell in pop-up shops or online via eBay or Depop. If ...

  • Will a blog help my job prospects?

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Blogging is an increasingly popular platform to showcase your creative talent. If you want to make it in the contemporary fashion world, the most important place to be is online. Setting up a fashion blog to display your designs could be a smart career move. Via blogging networks you'll be able to follow other fashion bloggers for inspiration and professional support and take part in meet ups and ...

  • How to get a fashion internships

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Internships are a great way to develop your skills and experience within a fashion environment. They're also a useful way to make contacts and network with colleagues. Industry experience, coupled with a fashion degree, will make you an attractive prospect to potential employers. Most fashion internships are short-term, typically between three months to a year in length. They're advertised often ...

  • Thinking about Fashion Design?

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    With knowledge and experience, it's possible to gain entry to design positions without a degree - but due to the competitive nature of the industry this is becoming increasingly unlikely. If you have aspirations to become the next Westwood or McQueen, a fashion design degree is the way to go. Employers and design houses prefer candidates with a related undergraduate qualification, in areas such ...