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Is a Career as a Fashion Stylist Right for You?

Becoming a fashion stylist is one of the most desirable and sought-after careers in the industry. If you’re excited about aesthetics, up-to-date on the latest trends and confident in your sense of style, a career as a fashion stylist could be perfect for you!

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14th February 2022

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Is a Career in Fashion PR Right for You?

Fashion PR is one of the most exciting, fast-paced careers in the fashion industry. With its glamorous image of fashion shows, parties and celebrities, it's unsurprisingly one of the most popular careers in the industry too.

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25th January 2022

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Is a Career in Garment Technology Right for You?

If you’re creative, practical and love clothes, you’ve probably considered a career in fashion design. But you might not have thought about garment technology!

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13th October 2021

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Fashion Careers: Guide to Fashion Merchandising

Fashion merchandising is one of the most essential roles in the fashion industry. Working closely with a wide range of departments, merchandisers provide valuable insights that allow businesses to make key strategic decisions to maximise sales and profits.

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27th September 2021

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A Day In the Life of A Merchandiser

Being a fashion merchandiser requires an equal balance of analytical skills and creativity. You'll need to use your knowledge of trends to plan effectively, but also make strategic decisions that make good business sense. It's an exciting and highly rewarding role with fantastic opportunities for professional growth.

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4th June 2020

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A Day in the Life of a Buyer

As a buyer, you’re in charge of selecting the products which end up going into stores. But this exciting and diverse role is about so much more than simply shopping and choosing garments.

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28th January 2020

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Top Tips for Starting Your Own Fashion Brand

Want to run your own fashion brand but don’t know where to start? We spoke to Rob Williams, Managing Director of one of the UK's leading clothing manufacturers, to find out his top tips for fashion startups.

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3rd April 2017

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Life As A Senior Menswear Buyer at Ted Baker

It’s the job of the Buying department to make sure collections are made with the bestselling items. We spoke to one of Ted Baker’s Senior Menswear Buyers to find out how the team makes these crucial business decisions.  

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25th February 2016

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