How to find Creative Internships

 
Someone from university asked me the other day how I find my internships within the fashion industry, so I thought I would do a post on how I look for creative opportunities. There’s tonnes of advice online on how and where to get work experience, but not much relevant to young people living in Scotland and the UK, so here we go, 10 easy ways to find and apply for internships that have worked brilliantly for me!

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Emerging Scottish Fashion Designers

Working at The Scottish Design Exchange has given me a wonderful excuse to discover creative talent in Scotland, and I’ve been overwhelmed with how incredibly gifted so many Scottish Fashion designers are! From Edinburgh to Aberdeen and Glasgow to Dundee, these graduates create absolutely gorgeous clothing. 

On the left is sustainable textile and fashion designer Aimee Kent‘s gorgeous prints, but click read more to see snippets of many other fabulous collections! Check out clothing, accessories and jewellery from over 25 local creatives at SDX Fashion now!


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Top 5 Affordable Beauty Buys


Now I’m no self-proclaimed beauty expert, make up artist or health guru like an alarming number of fashion bloggers these days seem to be, but I do love it when product does EXACTLY what it says on the tin. I’ve got thin hair, sensitive skin and brittle nails, so when I find a good beauty saviour it really does make my day. So many brands churn out endless so-called ‘miracle’ products, but I tend to ignore the hype and stick with solid results! Here are five little lovelies (All under £10) that have simply worked for me this month.

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Couture creations by Viktor & Rolf

Last week, my friend showed me luxury fashion label Viktor & Rolf’s instagram page and it was no ordinary fashion social media. They have recently been posting backstage editorial pictures and videos from their Performance of Sculptures Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2016 show, and oh boy are they incredible. Essentially, the clever couturiers have crafted out-of-this world sculptural pieces from the simple idea of a basic white polo shirt. Read on to see the amazing collection, as words can barely describe the crazy creativity of this project! Fashion. Is. Art.

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London Fashion Week Favourites (LFW)

 
Sadly I wasn’t one of the fortunate few Scottish Fashion Bloggers who got a taste of the FROW at this year’s LFW, getting snapped by street-style photographers and spotting the hottest designers and supermodels left right and centre, but that hasn’t stopped me pouring over the collections by Le Kilt, Sadie Williams and Sophia Webster.

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