Do you want to be a fashion buyer? Read this fun, helpful article from The Independent’s Career Planning section.
This interview is with Lindsey Friedman, 27, a product development manager at John Lewis department store in London, where she is in charge of buying men’s branded casualwear.
This article is directed at Silicon Valley geek jobs, but the advice here works just as well in the fashion geek world. Make up your own stereotypes! Do your homework! Definitely bring a copy of that interview with the company celeb!
Here’s a useful article on how to ace your job interview.
An interview isn’t an improvisation — it’s a rehearsed performance. And it’s no mystery what the most common interview questions are, so prepare your answers. Even if you end up fielding a question you didn’t anticipate, surely a version of one the 50 answers you did prepare will work with the surprise question.
The Underfashion Club’s September 15 “Paris Show Report” at the W Court Hotel in NYC was so great — it featured presentations by Francesca Spinetta, Chief Editor of Intima Magazine and Hope Schwartz, Entrepreneurial Textile Executive. The standing room only crowd received updates on the recent International Shows; SS 2010: Intimate and Beachwear; What’s Hot Now; and New Store Openings.