Intern-al Knowlege, Lace Master, and more

By QC

Intern-al Knowledge: 10 Must-Read, Unconventional Tips on How to Get the Fashion Internship of Your Dreams

“Anyone who works in fashion will tell you that internships are an invaluable part of any resumé. It’s probably the number one piece of advice given to anyone looking to break into this industry. And truly, internships are amazing–if you know how to find them, that is!  If you’re still in college (lucky!), finding an internship can be infinitely easier; since most internships require an ability to receive school credit, the options are vast. Depending on your school, there will be a number of traditional resources available to you, such as job fairs, career resources centers, and alumni networks. These are the places you should check with first, as you may not have to go any further.” (fashionista.com)

Sophie Hallette Lace Master

“I randomly stumbled on the work of French lacemaker master Sophie Hallette and those gorgeous visual work of her lookbook made by French creative agency CHIC. And I just discovered as well that Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen Chooses Sophie Hallette Lace for the Royal Gown of Kate Middleton… Check out her lacework, they are pretty amazing!” (Trendland.com)

Inside Refinery29′s Effort to Turn Content Into E-Commerce

“In an online world where content is king, Refinery29’s enjoying some serious clickage. The fashion-centric Web magazine has built a monthly readership of some 5 million devotees and one million subscribers to its email newsletter. Now the New York City-based company is aiming to turn those clicks into cash with the introduction of R29 Shops, a content-and-image rich e-commerce platform.”

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