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Fashion Internships: How to Get Them & Turn It Into a Full Time Job

Fashion Lifestyle Stories Style May 11, 2017 0 Comments

Internships are a funny one, most internships are unpaid and interns are usually overworked. However,  they are also a great opportunity for you to ‘learn’ and also try out different roles for short periods of time. I have heard so many horror stories about internships and how people have been taken advantage of for no pay or very little pay. There are so many issues with fashion internships, but, taking on a few internships early in your career is a great way to gain experience as well as figure out what your interests are.

PROS: Great on your CV | Confidence boost and great for making contacts | Possible paid role at the end if you’re good | Great Learning experience | Little commitment – can always leave if unhappy.

CONS: Full-time job commitments & hours without the pay | Waste of time if the role is not what you expected.  read more

From Dakar to Paris: Thoughts on Africaba

Shopping Stories July 11, 2016 1 Comments

African fashion is increasingly becoming more popular. For years, we have seen lots of designers taking influences from African Fashion, even luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin has recently joined the African Fashion movement. He launched a bag collection titled Africaba. The collection is in collaboration with Valerie Schulumberger and the women of La Maison Rose to create the limited edition Africaba bag, in aid of the La Maison Rose…

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