Recruitment U&I Search Blog - October 2021

  • Nike Tops the List of Highest Performing Trainer Brand at Resale

    Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2021No comments

    Trainers dominate the resale market, that’s clear, but which brands and styles are the ones to look out for with the biggest return on investment? A new study from London-based price comparison site, Money.co.uk , used the average change in price premium and data from Stock X to work out how well certain colours and products perform. If you are investing in trainers, Nike is the universal number ...

  • The Hottest Fashion Brands in 2021

    Posted on Friday, October 29, 20211 comment

    After two years of fashion events being disrupted and clothing being focused around comfort, the awaited return of the Met Gala and the Emmys has not disappointed. The wave of glamorous gowns and extravagant outfits hasn’t just been for our entertainment. For brands and designers, a celebrity endorsement by the star of the moment can launch them into the stratosphere of fashion and solidify their ...

  • How to Write a Successful Cover Letter for a Fashion Job

    Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021No comments

    A strong, concise, and informative CV can help move your application forward, but a great cover letter can be the thing that bags you that anticipated interview. Even in the digital age that we live in today, a cover letter is essential in the application process for jobs across many industries, not just fashion. A well-thought-out cover letter adds colour to the accomplishments and skills ...

  • Persuasion and Influence: Why are they Needed in a Fashion Role?

    Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021No comments

    In any leadership role, persuasion is a key skill to influence someone’s behaviour or decision-making to advance business objectives. We define leadership as a social process impacting direction and commitment towards a company’s goals but in reality, workforces are made up of individuals with different values and needs. As we convince and persuade people around us, from bosses to peers to ...

  • Fashionable Farming with Patrick Grant

    Posted on Friday, October 22, 20211 comment

    In April 2021, a team of 30 volunteers in Blackburn called ‘Homegrown Homespun’ started working on a massive plan to grow their our clothes alongside the help of Patrick Grant who has helped lead the project. What is the project? Back in April, on a patch of land in Blackburn, Lancashire, the group had planted seeds for both flax and woad crops with the intention to harvest and create their own ...

  • 'Squid Game' is Taking Over Our Wardrobes

    Posted on Friday, October 15, 20211 comment

    If you haven’t watched Squid Game yet, take this as your sign too, as the Squid Game effect is real. The series is a South Korean dystopian drama in which hundreds of contestants compete in children’s games for a cash prize, but the risks are deadly. It has been titled Netflix’s biggest launch yet, and has since received 100% on Rotten Tomatoes . Not only has it sparked mass interest in learning ...

  • Balenciaga X The Simpsons SS22

    Posted on Friday, October 8, 2021No comments

    Luxury designer Balenciaga has wowed us all again with another pop-culture collaboration. For its Spring Summer 2022 collection, the fashion house has collaborated with The Simpsons by creating a short film that was displayed at their fake red carpet event. The event was hosted at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, on 2nd October to celebrate the return of physical runway shows. The event was held ...

  • Paris Fashion Week 2022: Our Favourite Street-Style Looks

    Posted on Friday, October 1, 20211 comment

    After a year of live-streamed shows and digital catwalks, fashion weeks are back this year, and the fashion crowd has now made their way to Paris for the last leg of the Spring 2022 season in Europe. The Paris schedule is full of runway shows, parties, intimate presentations, and even some virtual events will still be taking place. To find out the full schedule and itinerary of all attendees and ...