All Posts By Steph Finnan

FCC Launches Graduate Programme: FREE Portfolio Reviews for Fashion Design Grads of 2020

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What’s this all about? Throughout my career in headhunting, recruitment and education, I’ve realised that the vast majority of fashion design students feel unprepared for entering the industry and making job applications. Most graduates question me on what makes a good portfolio, how many pages it should be, what to include (and what not to include). …

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PPE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! SHOUT OUT for volunteers to work with THE FASHION SCHOOL/THE ROYAL FREE

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Can you sew/cut or fold? Based near North London? Read on for more information on how you can help in the effort to get much needed PPE out there… Caroline Gration, Founder of The Fashion School, relays: “The Fashion School and The Royal Brompton Hospital now have 3 sewing machine rooms, cutting, folding rooms with over …

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ATH-LEISURE CROWDFUNDER: ‘MADE IN HMP’

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We’ve recently become aware of the incredible ‘Made In HMP’ initiative, an ath-leisure brand, spearheaded by Cell Workout Founder, LJ FLANDERS. Cell Workout started as an idea from cell A2-21 in HMP Pentonville.  LJ Flanders created a workout during his prison sentence as a way to stay healthy and maintain mental wellbeing during long hours locked …

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INDUSTRY INSIDER: HENRY HOLLAND

London-based Creative Director, HENRY HOLLAND, exploded onto the scene in 2006 with his memorable Fashion Groupies t-shirt designs, featuring quirky slogans such as ‘Get Yer Freak On, Giles Deacon’ and ‘Cause Me Pain, Hedi Slimane’. Following his launchpad from the world of magazine styling and editorial, he began his own label, House of Holland in 2008, …

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WELCOME STUDENTS!

WELCOME! Hello, and a warm welcome to you from Stephanie Finnan, Founder of FCC, whether you’re a student at secondary school, college or university. The Fashion Careers Counsel is an advice service for anyone who wants to be a fashion designer. The reason we’ve launched is because I’ve had so much feedback from students and grads …

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WELCOME DESIGNERS & GRADUATES!

A warm welcome to you from Stephanie Finnan, Founder of Fashion Careers Counsel. Whether you’re a fashion graduate searching for your first design job, a Design Assistant looking to step up in your career, a Designer with several years of experience, or a Head Designer or Design/Creative Director – we are here to support, mentor and …

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