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Exam Season Essentials

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Okay we’ll admit it – we can sometimes be guilty of procrastinating on all those final projects and exam notes as the semester winds down! Blame the warmer weather or the wonderful distractions of Netflix, but studying come April tends to be pretty low on our to-do list. To help pull any of our FASHION Humber readers out of their exam season slump, here’s a list of our favourite things to get you through these last few weeks of the school year. Power Snacks As any nutritionist will tell you, in order to keep your brain running at its full

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Campus Street Style – Volume 4

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What is one item in your wardrobe that you could never get rid of? Nicole Bautista “The one item in my wardrobe that I can never get rid of is my prom dress. I still tell myself that I’ll re-wear it someday.” Ani Wells “A cropped pair of dark denim skinny jeans! They are my go-to piece to throw on and can be dressed up or down so easily!” Jasleen Batth “I can never get rid of my leather jacket – it’s a staple piece in my closet and a symbol of who I am”

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Classroom Live Chat with Industry Expert Jamil El Hajj

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Do you ever wonder why studying Fashion Management and Promotions at Humber is a great experience?  There are tons of reasons behind it, but the most interesting one is that our classroom sessions are full of excitement. Live chats with industry experts are my personal favorite.  Just the other day, we had a thought provoking conversation with Jamil El Hajj (Assistant General Manager at Hugo Boss). In this session Jamil gave us few important tips regarding careers in the fashion retail industry. Jamil studied Law in Lebanon, then in 2013, he moved to Canada and enrolled in Fashion Marketing and

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Alumni Spotlight: Olivia Crane

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After sitting down with Moira and Alfie, the next alumni being interviewed is Olivia Crane. Since graduating in 2016, she’s currently working as an Editorial Intern at the well-known fashion blog Some of her daily tasks at this position include transcribing interviews, reaching out to brands for product samples, minor editing for web content, and managing the staff calendar. FASHION HUMBER: Why did you choose to study Fashion Management and Promotions at Humber? Olivia Crane: To be honest, I just needed something to do after University, I have always been interested in fashion and just applied on a whim.


Campus Street Style – Volume 3

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Andrea – “Black is the new black” “My cotton turtleneck is my favourite, it’s so form fitting, soft and breathable- each item was purchased at a time of a new professional or personal adventure” Gabrielle – “Burberry Dreams” “My favourite part is definitely my jacket. My grandma used to wear the exact same one and i always admired it, i am glad i was able to save up and buy it for myself.” McKenna – “Canadian Classic” “I love Canadian tuxedo, it is cute and classic! But, what makes the outfit great is the colour coordinating in


Walk It Out 2017

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Modern Warrior: Power, Freedom & Identity Contributing Author: Kylie Bradley Each year, graduating students of the Fashion Arts and Business program at Humber College are selected to produce a fashion show exhibiting up and coming local talent and designers. This year’s show, Walk It Out: Modern Warrior, has been in the works since September and will make its debut on Tuesday, April 11th at Palais Royale. Students are divided into teams with different roles and responsibilities. These teams include Creative Design, Stage and Show Production. Backstage, styling, Promotions and Media. Lastly, Decor, Food & Beverages. Since it is Humber College’s 50th anniversary,

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Fashion Humber – Vintage Denim from Classroom to Closet

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In the Fashion Humber Classroom For wardrobe this season, denim is a huge trend. There’s a lot of diversification and creativity taking place in the fashion industry. We at FASHION Humber got a great opportunity to enhance our knowledge of vintage denim for spring 2017 through our ‘Product Knowledge and Sourcing’ course. The samples brought to class had been an absolute visual treat to nurture our understanding on vintage denim. The project on vintage denim by our instructor Julie Savile, is quite beneficial in establishing a technical spec sheet for our vintage samples of different styles. It seems that everyone

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Prof. Julie Savile Explores Leather in Milan – Linapelle 2017 Part 1

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Fashion Humber professor, Julie Savile recently attended one of the biggest International Leather Trade Fairs, “Lineapelle 2017” in Milan! Aside from teaching, Julie runs a leather business (est.2014), called “Source Apparel”. She has been sourcing and producing various types of high quality leather products to distributing them to around 80 stores across Canada. Hence going to this worldwide-known exhibition is a must for Julie! So, what is Lineapelle? Lineapelle is an international exhibition of leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for footwear, leather goods, garments and furniture. It is the Mecca of the leather trade fairs that takes place binually in the Milan Fair in


Fashion Humber – Alumni Spotlight: Alfie Nguyen

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For the second article in the Alumni Spotlight Series (see our first Alumni Profile here) we are chatting with Alfie Nguyen, runway fashion photographer, who began his journey at Humber’s Fashion Management and Promotions postgraduate program to become a successful photographer. Fashion Humber: Why did you choose to study Fashion Management and promotion at Humber? Alfie Nguyen – I was very passionate about fashion, this program proved to be helpful to understand the fashion industry. Through this program I learnt to build my network and it provided me all the necessary resources to establish my business.


Campus Street Style – Volume 2

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Question for all: What are the 3 things that one will find in your bag, at all times? Meaghan Dorion “You will always find Smith’s rosebud salve, Weleda skin food, and a protein bar” Outfit details: Beanie – Penfield | Top – Zara | Leggings – J.Crew | Shoes – Converse Yan Yu “A lipstick, a pen and gum” Outfit details: Top, Jeans – Zara | Boots – Steve Madden   Alexandra Khan “Charlotte Tilbury lip gloss in Seduction, headphones and Sunglasses” Outfit details: Clothes – Babaton | Sunglasses – YSL | Bag – Manu Atelier   If you like

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