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5 Suggested Ways for Overseas Designers to “Crack America”

I wrote this piece for FashionUnited this week. Writing it reminded me of a time long ago when my fellow graduates were discussing the possibility of finding work in NYC and I shrunk back horrified at the prospect. And yet

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5 Suggested Ways for Overseas Designers to “Crack America”

I wrote this piece for FashionUnited this week. Writing it reminded me of a time long ago when my fellow graduates were discussing the possibility of finding work in NYC and I shrunk back horrified at the prospect. And yet

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A Day in the Life of a Textile Designer

I love it when my job allows me to spotlight talented friends. This individual’s work appears on runways all around the world, in glossy magazine pages and in stores. Designers keep his number close at hand, he’s always in demand but

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A Day in the Life of a Textile Designer

I love it when my job allows me to spotlight talented friends. This individual’s work appears on runways all around the world, in glossy magazine pages and in stores. Designers keep his number close at hand, he’s always in demand but

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Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry

Following on from my last post advising students how to transition from school into the fashion industry, this one is for those already working who want to get recognized, get promoted, and generally impress their way up the ladder. Illustrated

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Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry

Following on from my last post advising students how to transition from school into the fashion industry, this one is for those already working who want to get recognized, get promoted, and generally impress their way up the ladder. Illustrated

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Calling All Fashion Students; How to Make it as a Designer

Fashion United is dedicating the month of August to spotlighting people who work within the fashion industry. In this article I address those who hope to work within it. I’ve squeezed my drain dry of what I consider the best advice

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Calling All Fashion Students; How to Make it as a Designer

Fashion United is dedicating the month of August to spotlighting people who work within the fashion industry. In this article I address those who hope to work within it. I’ve squeezed my drain dry of what I consider the best advice

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The Troubled Past of Fashion Wunderkind Jonathan Anderson

We share the same “interesting” past, he and I. Good or bad, it has inevitably left its mark on us. Let me set the scene… Jonathan Anderson grew up just down the road from me on a farm in a

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The Troubled Past of Fashion Wunderkind Jonathan Anderson

We share the same “interesting” past, he and I. Good or bad, it has inevitably left its mark on us. Let me set the scene… Jonathan Anderson grew up just down the road from me on a farm in a

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The New “New Look”; What Led to Dior’s Game-changing Hire

A woman? Head of Dior? Well, I never. In this piece for Fashion United I take a look at how calamitous world events have been linked to female empowerment (I suppose there has to be some positive side to this

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The New “New Look”; What Led to Dior’s Game-changing Hire

A woman? Head of Dior? Well, I never. In this piece for Fashion United I take a look at how calamitous world events have been linked to female empowerment (I suppose there has to be some positive side to this

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Postcards from Prague

I’ve Czeched out! I’m taking a long-awaited break, dazzled by the sights on every corner of Prague. Medieval towns lurking amongst hills. I cannot walk for photographing. The gazes of royal dynasties still looking down from their gilded palatial perches.

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Postcards from Prague

I’ve Czeched out! I’m taking a long-awaited break, dazzled by the sights on every corner of Prague. Medieval towns lurking amongst hills. I cannot walk for photographing. The gazes of royal dynasties still looking down from their gilded palatial perches.