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Montreal fashion Industry information and a showcase of some companies involved in the Montreal Fashion Business.

Looking for Fashion Writers for your Business?

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I have been asked by retailers and other business owners about how one can go about finding good fashion writers in our city. Since we at MontrealFashionBizvie.com know a few, we’ve decided to endorse the ones we love, and publish a list that will be updated regularly. Those listed have expressed an interest in freelance writing assignments and have proven their professionalism in their dealings with us. See below for the selection criteria. So now if you are looking for talented fashion writers in Montreal, you know where to find them..

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Dynamite unveils its customized viral video in which YOU are the star!

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Canadian clothing retailer Dynamite knows how to spot the hottest trends. For Fall 2010, the company takes its trendsetting abilities to a new level with a state-of-the-art marketing initiative that maximizes on the popularity of social media. In order to create a buzz around the brand, Dynamite has created a customized viral video, now available on Dynamite.ca and on the brand’s Facebook page.

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Job Hunting in the Fashion Industry

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Ever been on a job hunt? For whatever reason... just out of school, lay-off, stay-at-home-mom returning to the circus, oops workplace, just divorced, disgruntled at your current job, no more sugar daddy, and while you’re looking the days turn to weeks, then months and you’re still looking, depression will inevitably set in. Subconsciously we all know that’s what we want to avoid, and in preparation early on, the hunt takes on an air of desperation. Here is a brief guide, with help from Proforce Personnel, to help keep you focused, because what you really need is a good job, not any job.

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Oversee ‘Fashion’ Production Overseas

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And yes, there exists a job like that, with appropriate work to boot. We all know by now, that for much of our clothing, it’s only the idea that's conceived and designed here, while the actual work is done, no prizes for guessing correctly – China or India or Bangladesh or…you get my drift. What many don’t know is that often companies that operate here, have employees that live there, overseeing the entire production spectrum on a full time basis.

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Montreal’s Fashion Industry Jobs – Are they still around?

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Montreal fashion industry majors often tell you that Montreal ranks among the three largest production centres, for fashion, in North America right after LA and New York. At the same time you will also hear about industry jobs going/gone abroad en masse. We’ve seen reports, blogs etc. mentioning a move to China, India, Sri Lanka or wherever, as a career strategy for one looking to work in the fashion industry. Should we stay put or pack our bags? The next flight to Shanghai or Colombo?

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Promoting the Lifestyle Sector with 1Milk2Sugars

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Priya Chopra's marketing management experience with multi-million dollar brands across Canada, coupled with her securing a Masters in Fashion Management in Milan, set the stage 6 years ago for a fresh, entrepreneurial voyage in the PR arena within the heart of Canada's fashion capital, Montreal. The lovely and engaging Priya of 1Milk2Sugars answers some of our questions and talks about Fashion, PR and how the marriage of the two drive her passion...

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The 555 & the CIMM - The beacons of Canada's Fashion Industry.

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Chabanel Street runs through what is referred to as the garment district of Montreal. The landmark that is 555 Chabanel can then be considered ground zero of the Montreal Fashion Industry. Montrealfashionbizvie.com finds out from Eyal Cohen, General Director of 555 Chabanel and the CIMM, how this bedrock of the Montreal Fashion Business is taking a central position in the current revival of Montreal's Fashion Industry with mega events like the Montreal Fashion Week, Market Weeks, etc.

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Patty Shapiro & Associates - Talent Provider to the Montreal Fashion Industry.

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Patty Shapiro & Associates has been grooming and providing talent to the Montreal Fashion Industry for over a decade. The company is a leader in personnel recruitment, management training and development, fashion forecasting, computerized garment design courses, CAD (computer-assisted design) training using the pad system for patternmaking.

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