Nabbing a job you love is both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, working in the fashion industry is likely the fulfilment of a lifelong goal; the days of dressing up in your mum’s heels as a toddler and lunchtimes in the Textiles rooms at school have all led to this. And that’s exactly what makes career burnout all the more possible and devastating.
There are countless movies that act like fashion comfort food, ones we turn to time and time again for pointers. I’m talking Clueless, Almost Famous, anything Wes Anderson. But can I make a case for Mannequin?
The global market for fashion has seen economical, environmental impacts which is shifting consumer behaviour, the challenge has become to understand the ever-changing needs of customers. In this changing environment what can fashion students consider and do to enter into a workforce and make their mark.
We've come to an entertaining point in the history of cycling apparel: If designer runways and celebrities are to be believed, wearing bike shorts as regular shorts equals fashion now. And I am 100-percent behind this trend.