The fashion industry is a tough industry to crack


The fashion industry is a tough industry to crack and get ahead.

Every month we feature a business that is registered with

This month we are pleased to feature IFE, Fashion Manchester and the blog was written by Director Bukola Dagiloke

It takes years of experience and connections to get the right breaks and build the career that you dream of.

Whether you are just starting out or if you are trying to move up to the next level. The I Feel Experience is here to support you and help you achieve your career and business goals.

Here are three tips to help you move forward in your fashion career.

  1. Build an amazing portfolio

Working with the best talent around you and collaborating is the best way to build your portfolio. It also helps you build your network and contacts that will come in handy in the future.

  1. Utilise your network and contacts

Always be available for the next project. Keep your eye out for opportunities within your network and openly share opportunities with your contacts and connections this will really pay off in the long run.

  1. Don’t be afraid to work for free

Internships and work experience is great for your portfolio. Working for free also gives you an opportunity to prove yourself and you get to meet great industry contacts that can lead to paid work in the future.


The I Feel Experience provides opportunities and experience for people that want to get into the fashion and media industries.

If you are interested in fashion you can get involved with networking events and also mentoring to help you build your fashion career we also provide work experience and internships on some great fashion events, shows, fashion weeks, some magazines and fashion blogs. To keep up to date with projects and events please join out mailing list:

Are you a fashion brand hoping to go global? We now have a project called the Global Fashion Marketplace which is a year long process of business development with seminars, networking and a chance to pop up in New York with your brand in 2016. For more information on how to get involved visit

The I Feel Experience always has opportunities available for a range of fashion talent to get involved in projects and events. Models, Makeup artists, photographers, fashion designers, bloggers and more.

Get in contact for a mentoring session with savvy guest and we can start to plan the next steps for your fashion career.

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