Speaker Recap: Taylor Johnston, Founder of Gamine Co.
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Speaker Recap: Taylor Johnston, Founder of Gamine Co.

By: Shelby Robin Recently, Taylor Johnston came to speak with Northeastern’s Fashion and Retail Society about her refreshingly ethical philosophy for the fashion industry. Taylor’s path to the fashion industry, after all, was not the average one. In college, she studied plants and philosophy, leading her to become the horticulturist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum- … Continue reading

Q&A with Extra Petite: Recap
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Q&A with Extra Petite: Recap

By: Jessica Fortier, Editor-in-Chief Northeastern University’s Fashion & Retail Society recently had the pleasure of meeting Jean, also known as Extra Petite. This famous Boston blogger graduated from Boston University and is currently working as a consultant, while doing what she loves—fashion blogging. With two million monthly page-views on her blog, Extra Petite is a … Continue reading

Meeting Recap: 10/14 TJX Companies Co-Op Program Overview
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Meeting Recap: 10/14 TJX Companies Co-Op Program Overview

By Sophy Chen Photo: Sophy Chen On Oct. 14, TJX Companies came to our general meeting to talk about their co-op program for Northeastern students. TJX is the leading off-price retailer in the United States, and offer numerous job opportunities in a range of fields. These fields include marketing, merchandising and human resources. At the program overview, a … Continue reading

Speaker Recap: Aman Advani of Ministry of Supply
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Speaker Recap: Aman Advani of Ministry of Supply

By Christine Kopera Photos: Fashion & Retail Society Aman Advani, co-founder and president of Ministry of Supply, came to talk to the Northeastern’s Fashion and Retail Society this week to enlighten our members on the founding of his business and how his company is addressing the gap in performance formal wear for men. Advani obtained his undergraduate degree … Continue reading

Speaker Event: Aman Advani from Ministry of Supply
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Speaker Event: Aman Advani from Ministry of Supply

Join the Fashion & Retail Society on Wednesday, 2/4 from 7-8pm in 108 West Village G to hear from Aman Advani, co-founder of the Boston-based menswear company Ministry of Supply! Ministry of Supply was founded by MIT graduates in 2010, and has already established themselves as an innovative menswear company. Aman will speak about the … Continue reading

Speaker Recap: Rachel Raczka, Fashion Correspondent at The Boston Globe
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Speaker Recap: Rachel Raczka, Fashion Correspondent at The Boston Globe

By Ludovica Tronci Pictures: Julia Edgar Meet Rachel Raczka: Ex-Northeastern Alumni And Current Lifestyle and Fashion Correspondent at The Boston Globe Working in the world of fashion is something that many people have dreamed of. The fashion environment is a thug one and you have to be ready to compete with people from all around … Continue reading

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Speaker Event: Rachel Raczka from The Boston Globe

Join Northeastern University’s Fashion & Retail Society on Wednesday, January 21th for our first speaker of the year, Rachel Raczka. Rachel is a fashion correspondent for The Boston Globe and a Northeastern alumni, who writes lifestyle features for the Sunday Globe Magazine and Thursday Style section and styles editorial fashion features. Join us to hear about Rachel’s … Continue reading

Speaker Recap: Sergio St. Laurent, Founder of SSL
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Speaker Recap: Sergio St. Laurent, Founder of SSL

By Rachel Satell Photos: facebook.com On Nov. 19, the Fashion & Retail Society was treated to an evening with Northeastern grad and up-and-coming fashion designer, Sergio St. Laurent. St. Laurent graduated from Northeastern with a degree in biology, but decided to follow his dream of becoming a fashion designer after graduation. His background in biology … Continue reading

Speaker Recap: Kristen Uekermann, Founder of The Boston Fashionista
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Speaker Recap: Kristen Uekermann, Founder of The Boston Fashionista

By Juliana McLeod Photos: Sarah Tahami On Wednesday, Nov. 5, Kristen Uekermann — AKA The Boston Fashionista — visited the Fashion & Retail Society. The popular blog writer spoke to members about how she started her business, why she chose to start the venture, and the ups and downs that have come with the job. … Continue reading