How Justine Marjan Went From Salon Receptionist to In-Demand Hairstylist
The multi-hyphenate creative shares how she's managed to maintain an active portfolio full of red carpet, backstage and brand work while also building a strong, dedicated social media community.
How Jessica Cruel Worked Her Way Up From Post-Grad Magazine Intern to Editor-in-Chief of 'Allure'
"The title is one thing, but the work is what I really want people to know me for. I want to do great work."
How Nancy Chilton Went From Doing PR for RVs to Leading Communications for the Costume Institute
After 15 years at The Met, the collection's chief external relations officer is leaving her post. Here's how she got there — and what comes next.
How Lisa Says Gah's Lisa Bühler Built One of the First Instagram Brands Out of Her Apartment
Today, the former Nasty Gal buyer has made it big off of her particular cocktail of quirky nostalgia.
How Stuart Vevers Went From Making His Own Club Clothes to Shaping the Future of Coach
"I still have a hunger to understand what makes the next generation tick, what's going to continue to make me relevant as a designer or the house that I work for relevant as a brand. It's always about listening and researching and thinking."
How Beauty Influencer Teni Panosian Has Kept Her Fans Engaged for a Full Decade
The Monday Born founder shares how she anticipates industry trends and stays out of all the drama that plagues so many other beauty YouTubers.
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Christopher John Rogers and Tanya Taylor — Former Intern and Boss, Respectively — Talk Early Career Lessons and Always Rooting for Each Other
The designers kept in touch after Rogers interned for Taylor in 2015, and have been each other's cheerleaders ever since. Here, they discuss their relationship, how their internship experiences shaped their respective careers and what they've learned along the way.
How Stints at Nike and Net-a-Porter Inspired Kilee Hughes to Build Her Own PR Agency
Six One remains one of the only Black-, female-owned beauty and wellness brand building firms in existence.
Sandrine Charles Found Her Passion Early on — and Has Been Paving Her Own Path Ever Since
The founder of Sandrine Charles Consulting and co-founder of the Black in Fashion Council talks how she navigated her career in PR and what inspires her about fashion.
How 'Cosmo' Beauty Director Julee Wilson Became a Leading Voice in Modern Media
"I acutely understand that beauty is so specific to different cultures and different backgrounds — that element of the storytelling is so exciting to me."
How Solange Franklin Went From Pre-Med to Styling Magazine Covers
Working in fashion wasn't something she'd ever considered. But looking back, she says she's been the most successful at "willing to align myself to get where I want to go."
How Nam Vo Went From Strip Club Makeup Artist to Viral Instagram Beauty Sensation
An in-depth look at the career of the Kylie-Jenner-approved #dewydumplings originator.
How Reebok Designer Priscella Shum Uses Her Streetwear Roots to Design for Today's Customer
Her first break in the industry was at Baby Phat in the early 2000s. Now she works on the global athletic brand's biggest partnerships, including Pyer Moss and Gigi Hadid.
How to Get Scouted as a Makeup Artist, Hairstylist or Wardrobe Stylist
We turned to top industry experts for some firsthand advice.
Experts Explain How to Prepare Today for a Job in Fashion Tomorrow
Building a career in fashion is evolving with the volatile industry.
How Mimi Choi Went From Preschool Teacher to Instagram's Most Sought-After Illusion Makeup Artist
The creative talent behind Ezra Miller's trippy, multi-eye illusion look from the 2019 Met Gala has had a somewhat unconventional career path.
How Katie Warner Johnson Went From Ballerina, to Wall Street Analyst, to Fitness Instructor, to Carbon38 Founder
After watching her body — once her only resource — "give out," she new she had to make a bold move.
How Sam Lobban Turned His Teenage Fashion Job Into a Full-Fledged Career in Menswear
He's gone from the shop floor to the buying departments of Selfridges and Mr. Porter to, currently, Nordstrom's VP of Men's Fashion.
How Kirin Bhatty 'Fell Into' Makeup Artistry and Landed Clients Like Tessa Thompson and Awkwafina
Since getting laid off from a job in ad sales, Bhatty has become a go-to makeup artist for cool-girl actresses of all skin tones.
How Val Garland Went From Teen Hairstylist to One of Fashion's Most Well-Known Makeup Artists
"It's an ever changing world for makeup artists, but I think that's what makes it exciting and that's what keeps me energized and going after almost 30 years being in the business."
How Jin Soon Choi Became the Fashion Industry's Most Sought-After Manicurist
Not to mention the founder of a beloved New York City nail salon and an eponymous line of polish.
Learn What It Takes to Get a Niche Beauty Brand Off the Ground
Join us at our New York conference as we discuss this subject with four industry experts.
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Linda Wells on Making the Leap From Editorial to Working For Revlon
The veteran beauty editor discusses why she's switching to the brand side of things — and why now is a particularly transformative time for the company.