“Join up, Join up!”
On Tuesday, Pepper Your Talk proudly launched
Fashion’s first member’s club for entry-level professionals.
With months of hard work in tow, we very luckily secured a dream team of industry experts (image below) to sit on the panel at our launch event. The debut discussion was framed around ‘the importance of networking to building industry relationships’.
L to R: Pip Jamieson (Founder of The Dots), Adam Shapiro (Founder of L.52 Communications Agency, Clara Mercer (Communications Director of the British Fashion Council), Henry Holland (Founder of House of Holland), Alice Casely-Hayford (Fashion and Beauty Director of Refinery 29 UK)
Since networking is the hot topic on all our minds, we’re going to stay on this theme. This week’s round-up is dedicated to the vitality of your fashion ‘crew’ and advice for how to find your tribe!
British Vogue has got some new friends!
Edward Enninful, Vogue editor-in-chief, has announced his first appointments at Vogue. And they didn’t disappointed, with Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Steve McQueen and Grace Coddington joining as contributing editors.
How To Find Your Tribe and POWER
“Our mental toughness is constantly tested. Our plans fail and when Plan A doesn’t work, we go to Plan B. But what if you don’t have a Plan B? That’s when, Lindy Norris, discovered the importance of her tribe.”
Top Networking Tips
Harpers Bazaar presents the 6 building blocks every fashion workie needs for successful networking.
Tip #1: Choose face-to-face over Facebook! The best connections are made in person.
How to deal With Energy-Sucking Friends
“A truth of life is that some very good friends suck. They suck the energy right out of your body, mind and soul no matter their loyalty nor your joint history nor their humour, which can feel like a crap thing to admit.”
Manrepeller offers their advice with how to deal with the energy sucking in your circle, especially when you can’t ditch them…
Your New Career Bible
Which lady boss book should be your new career guide? Career advice, life advice: These 10 books have both.