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Fashion 101: How to Network Successfully

5 TIPS ON PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING I will admit my networking confidence took a major hit when moving from London to Vancouver, as every attempt to network with strangers at creative events was rebuffed. But then I realized that it was … Continue reading

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Ask Alexandra: Pros and Cons of Fashion Roles

Ask Alexandra is my advice column. Have a question you want to ask me? Fill out the form here. Hi Alexandra, I’m a creative girl with a love of the fashion world. I would love if you could go into details about … Continue reading

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10 Tips to a Great Fashion Portfolio

Ask Alexandra is my advice column. Have a question you want to ask me? Fill out the form here. Here’s an interesting letter that came into my inbox: Hi Alexandra, I’m wanted to know how should I prepare an entry portfolio … Continue reading

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Fashion 101: What does a Buyer Do? Part 2

Here is part 2 of my “What does a Buyer Do?” series. Read part 1. Sunny is the Footwear Buyer and Developer for Sterling Shoes, a Canadian fast fashion footwear retailer (and the blogger behind Partly Sunny, check it out!) 1. … Continue reading

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Fashion 101: What does a Buyer Do? Part 1

This is actually a response to an Ask Alexandra request, one of my readers wanted to know what a buyer does, but I have structured this as a Fashion 101. There will be three parts, each describing different types of … Continue reading

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