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Interview with Catherine Smith, Founder of emerging brand ecommerce platform, Plan De Ville Catherine Smith is the Founder & CEO of Plan de Ville, which is an ecommerce site featuring emerging brands. She worked in editorial and styling before getting a Master’s Degree in Fashion Studies at Parsons. She is currently getting her Executive MBA […]

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Interview with Elizabeth Courtney – Showroom Director/Sales Manager at Findings Showroom Walk me through your career path. I went to school at the University of Wisconsin–Stout and graduated from their fashion merchandising curriculum. I immediately was hired by Dayton Hudson, a retailer in the Midwest located in Minneapolis- comparable to a Nordstrom. I was enrolled in […]

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Anyone, ANYONE?? (Help me break into the fashion industry) Rewind back to my Sophomore year of college. Sophomore Spring was approaching, which means it’s time to declare a major. But what did I want to do with my life?! This is a huge decision, and I have many interests. I thought about a Nutrition or […]

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Heartbeat, what keeps you going? A career in fashion can be grueling and unrewarding at times. HOWEVER, there are some days when something extremely exciting happens and makes all the hard work worth it. For me, it’s reading an article praising the company I work for (which makes me very proud to be a part of […]

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Fashion career: Interview with Sandy Armeni – Fashion Director at Harper’s Bazaar Greece Sandy Armeni is the Fashion Director at Harper’s Bazaar Greece. She was born and raised in Greece, and has had a wonderful career in the publishing and styling world. Learn about her story below! Walk me through your career path. Patricia Field […]

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Two women walking down the street in Manhattan: both with brown hair - one wearing a trench coat and has a grey & yellow crossbody bag with black jeans and black wedges; the other wears a black trench coat over a white tea, black jeans and black wedges. They both have on sunglasses

What you don’t learn in college… College is a phenomenal experience since you are surrounded by intellectuals & have lots of stimulating conversations. Imperative topics are learned & discussed in the classroom, but you also learn A LOT on the job. The classes give you a fundamental knowledge that you can apply to your tasks […]

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Interview with the founder of Archetype Showroom Audrey Gringas is the founder of Archetype Showroom, which was created 8 years ago. She scours the world to find the latest brands that fit within the showroom’s aesthetic. Learn about her background and showroom below: Walk me through your career path, and your role now. I worked […]

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Yune Ho founded his eponymous line in 2012. He grew up in Korea, and moved to New York to make his dream of becoming a fashion designer a reality. Learn about his story below! What was it like growing up in Korea? It’s a very sweet and vivid experience for me. I enjoyed the environment […]

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Woman walking across a crosswalk in NYC. She has brown straight hair and is wearing an off-the-shoulder black eyelet top, a printed black, yellow and blue skirt with slits and black heels

One way is to nurturing egos. This is difficult, but worth it!! Respecting those in positions above you will lead to the best possible work experience. When I started my career, it was of interest to me who held each position. For example, why were some people in executive roles younger than those below them? […]

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