Thursday, December 17, 2009

Check out FashionNet

Check out FashionNet here. They have a nice hints and tips page here on jobs in the fashion industry.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Happy holidays!

This holiday season, if you can spare any gently-used clothes that you don't wear, please consider donating to Dress for Success. Cheers!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

I Want Your Job: fashion buyer

Do you want to be a fashion buyer? Read this fun, helpful article from The Independent's Career Planning section.

This interview is with Lindsey Friedman, 27, a product development manager at John Lewis department store in London, where she is in charge of buying men's branded casualwear.

Monday, October 19, 2009

How to ace your interview, the funny version

This article is directed at Silicon Valley geek jobs, but the advice here works just as well in the fashion geek world. Make up your own stereotypes! Do your homework! Definitely bring a copy of that interview with the company celeb!

Ace your job interview! A helpful article.

Here's a useful article on how to ace your job interview.

An interview isn't an improvisation -- it's a rehearsed performance. And it's no mystery what the most common interview questions are, so prepare your answers. Even if you end up fielding a question you didn't anticipate, surely a version of one the 50 answers you did prepare will work with the surprise question.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Check out the Paris Show Report!

The Underfashion Club's September 15 "Paris Show Report" at the W Court Hotel in NYC was so great -- it featured presentations by Francesca Spinetta, Chief Editor of Intima Magazine and Hope Schwartz, Entrepreneurial Textile Executive. The standing room only crowd received updates on the recent International Shows; SS 2010: Intimate and Beachwear; What's Hot Now; and New Store Openings.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Dress for Success

Please, everyone, remember to donate your gently used office and business wear to Dress for Success.

Founded in New York City in 1997, Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization offering services designed to help our clients find jobs and remain employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and can return for a second suit or separates when she finds work.

Donate today!

You can really help someone turn her life around.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Eco Underwear Trends

Annouk Post in the always-fun Eco Fashion World has a cute article on the latest underwear fashion trends here. The "Oops, I forgot my skirt" look, statement panties, Recessionista looks, and ecologically friendly fabrics, oh my!

Friday, August 7, 2009

Frances Cole Jones Speaks to the Underfashion Club

Watch this wonderful video, "The Wow Factor!" Francis Cole Jones clearly explains how present yourself -- really great info. Well said, Francis!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Negative Body Image

Fashion Week News has a very good article about Vogue and negative body image. We think that good designers design for real people's real bodies -- there's no skill in creating fashion that look good on a clothes hanger. There's no point making people hate themselves either: every body is different and fashion should celebrate human diversity.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Keeping your CV and resume fresh -- and online

The New York Times journalist Joshua Condon has a helpful article about keeping your resume up to date here. Excellent hints and tips!