If your only exposure to the fashion industry is from movies and TV shows, you might be a little surprised what it is actually like when you get in there. You’ll find that it is a place where you have to constantly move and change in order to succeed – and it is difficult. A […]
The Fashion Scholarship Fund, based in New York City, has been helping designers in the fashion industry get ahead for 80 years. Its mission? To encourage gifted and enterprising young people and to mentor them to pursue careers in design, merchandising, retailing, and business. The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF) seeks to identify and create […]
In the fashion industry, having mentor is one of the best ways to open up any door. It allows you to take charge of your future and learn from someone who has already made a name for himself or herself. Still, finding a mentor is difficult because everyone else is already looking for one as […]
It’s challenging. It’s engaging. It’s exciting. And most importantly, it’s looking for you. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” You’ve certainly heard it before. People are always talking about how exciting it will be once school is over and you’re free to join the real world, but what does that really […]
Merin Guthrie is the CEO of Kit, and she has a suggestion that you don’t hear all that often in today’s job market: go to a liberal arts school and take as many courses as you can in the liberal arts: Liberal arts colleges aren’t always the first choice. They aren’t the names that people […]