Career Advice

One of the things I struggled with when I was going through ‘the process’ from school to college and then to uni was getting ‘real’ advice. Yes, I got all the leaflets and attended all the school/college careers fairs, which were really useful, but I wished I got to hear more advice & information from

Preparing for your First Year at University

So, you’ve got yourself a place on a fashion course 👏👏👏 … what next? I’ve put together a list of things to consider when preparing for your first year on a fashion course at University. Enjoy! #1 – Pack your bags! (if you’re moving) If you’ve chosen to move to a new town or city to

Typical Week of a Fashion Student

We’re well into summer 2017, and I hope you’re all enjoying a well-deserved break! Some of you may be preparing to go to university in September to study fashion, some of you may be preparing to get into your final year of sixth form/college to start your university applications and some of you may just

How to Promote Yourself

As a creative student, it is important to find ways of standing out in a very competitive job market. One way you can achieve this is by promoting yourself and your work throughout your studies. Doing this can prove useful when you’re looking for a work placement, internship, or even a job when you graduate,

Staying Creative During Summer

After a stressful academic year, the temptation for every student is to Netflix and sleep your way to September when it starts all over again! And although you should definitely give yourself a well-deserved break, you should also find time over summer to keep practicing your skills and staying creative so that it’s not too

Finding a Summer Work Placement

With summer break just around the corner (or already started for some!), I’m sure the majority of students nationwide are dreaming of two to three months of no deadlines, no alarm clocks, and no coursework (WOOHOO!). However, as well as catching up on sleep, some students may also be looking for a great experience to add

Creative Events in London this Summer 2017

With the summer academic term coming to an end, and summer break just beginning, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my annual list of events for you guys to visit this summer! Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Victoria & Albert Museum, Kensington 27th May 2017 – 18th Feb 2018 Find out more The

CV Writing Tips for Fashion Students

Whilst you’re studying, it’s a good idea to have a CV made up as a working document. Throughout your course, you can keep a record of your achievements and experiences by updating your CV as you go along. This is really useful for when you’re looking to start applying for work placements and internships during

Graduate Fashion Week 2017

Graduate Fashion Week 2017 came to an end on Wednesday 7th June with Halina North from Edinburgh College of Art announced the Gold Award winner. Congratulations to her! Read more about the GFW17 winners here. Thanks to the amazing team at FAD (@fadcharity), I was able to attend a few shows during Graduate Fashion Week

Useful Websites for Fashion Design Students

One of the best things to do whilst you’re studying is to create a library of great resources you can alway dip into when you need inspiration, or certain tools that are useful for your craft. There are hundreds of great online resources out there for creatives to use, but I’ve compiled a few of