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Working at Rent the Runway – NYC Summer Internship

Rent the Runway is an outstanding company! I am so glad to be having this opportunity. Whenever I have something rented on I make sure to tell everyone around me about it! The usual response is: “What? You rented this? But it is so cool!” I, then, briefly describe the business model, my position as…

Life as an Assistant Fashion Buyer!

My internship as an assistant buyer has been a great learning experience! The fashion department at RTR is composed by the buying, planning and merchandising teams. All three work very close together to determine what products to buy, the amount of inventory to buy, what to merchandise, etc. As a buying intern I have participated…

Expectations vs Realities – NYC Fashion Internship

In my previous post, I shared with you that I spent a month learning the fundamentals of sewing to adequately prepare for the internship. In turn, I had my expectations for this internship. Let’s examine how things actually turned out in these 5 weeks at Rebecca Taylor. Girls in the industry are backstabbers. Reality: They are…

Sophia Zhu

Passion+Support=Success

There are so many corny life quotes I swear by. Careerwise, it would be: choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. Thank you Confucius. It sounds so simple. Just follow your dreams and everything will work out in the end. I’ve been thinking about how the…

Fashion Stylist Assistant First Impression(s)

When one of the 15 or so agencies I called notified me that there was a fashion stylist who was in need of help with some projects over summer, my heart rejoiced. I was so excited even before I found out that I would indeed be interning for her over summer…and even beyond that because…

Prepare for your Internship Role!

Hi all! Jin here again 🙂 For weeks before the start of my internship, I buried myself at the sewing machine at home. With Youtube tutorials on repeat, I was determined to teach myself the fundamentals of sewing. I wanted to understand how garments were made to prepare myself for the production side of the…

Julia Dean

Connecting to Home

A month has passed since I’ve started working at my internship, theChicCulture, a lifestyle magazine focused on providing a platform for the highest quality fashion, food and travel experiences for the fairest prices. In layman’s terms, the business I work for helps you live, eat, and wear your best life. What this consists of as…

First Impression – NYC Fashion Internship

Hello all! My name is Jin, a rising Senior concentrating in Operations Management. Growing up in a family of seamstresses, I was exposed to fashion at a young age. As a business student, I wanted to explore the business operations behind the fashion world and I’m honored to be interning at Rebecca Taylor, a brand…

Landing The Dream Internship! – NYC Fashion Internship

Hello! My name is Isabel Whitaker Esteve, but I usually just go by Bel. I am a rising senior at Babson College still trying to decide if I should concentrate or not. I am interested in marketing, supply chain management, business analytics, and surprise surprise… entrepreneurship! I am from Sao Paulo, Brazil and came to…

Karla Flores

Another Side of the Fashion Industry

I had the amazing opportunity to intern at the Chanel corporate offices located in New York this summer. This was my second summer working with them so I was highly confident and optimistic. Little did I know, this year I was working in the Public Relations offices which is a totally different and separate atmosphere…