In Fashion: From Runway to Retail, Everything You Need to Know to Break Into the Fashion Industry
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If you've ever dreamed of working at Vogue, photographing supermodels, or outfitting celebrities, In Fashion will equip you with everything you need to know to get an “in” into fashion. Former beauty and fashion news director of Harper's Bazaar and editor in chief of Seventeen, Annemarie Iverson—the outsider’s insider—knows just how to get noticed and stay on top. In Fashion is packed with her insightful tips, along with advice from leaders at Michael Kors, Bergdorf Goodman, Condé Nast, and more. Straightforward, honest, and insightful, Iverson has put together a book that will help you determine your best fashion career fit will providing a bird’s eye view into the most elite fashion companies. Along the way, you’ll learn what school may be best for you, as well as how to write a chic resume, handle the pressures of a fast-paced environment, hone your skills to make you a success in your ideal job, and more.
The most comprehensive guide available for a notoriously competitive industry, In Fashion exposes all of its seams, with plenty of details on what it's like to work at dozens of of elite and cutting-edge companies. Whether you're just getting started or are considering a career switch, In Fashion offers all the resources you need to land your dream job in fashion.
concept store. To find an idea and build it up.” FASHION DREAM NUMBER 2 Or to realize her own bag line, made from vintage couture fabrics. “I want to create something. I do feel I need someday to do my own project. To be free and independent.” CHILDHOOD DREAM REVISITED After her stint in the United States (and after being interviewed for this book), Christele has now happily returned to Paris with Prada to continue her visual merchandising work. HOT JOBS: STARTING YOUR OWN STORE? Then
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the next me, however, it wouldn’t be a bad idea. While fashion is big business and involves big brands, it is also craft, handmade and artisan; at any given moment, fashion pivots around a handful of key individuals, but it also touches everyone. Fashion is everywhere, but the heart of fashion is centered in a few fashion capitals of the world. Also, while fashion itself is highly accessible today thanks to the Internet, fashion careers are not. In Fashion understands all that. Almost every day,