Pros and Cons: Working For a Big Fashion Company

working for a big fashion company

This is the collection I made and sent them. It was part of the first of two trials to get the job.

Working For a Big Fashion Company

In my last semester of university, I was fortunate enough to get contacted by a human resource member of Stradivarius. Which for those of you who don’t know is one of the many fashion labels of Inditex Group (Zara, Oysho, Bershka, Pull & Bear, Zara Home, Massimo Dutti, Lefties, etc), but of course, you do know.

They told me they were interested in me participating in an internal company project, that is basically talent scouting and if they liked me and I passed the test, I would get a contract for 6 months.
I passed that test and worked there for 6 months.

It wasn’t a lot of time, but it was enough for me to get a real glimpse of what it’s really like working for a big fashion company. 

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Photography Tips Series: Basics and Settings

photography tips series: basics and settingsPhotography Tips Series: Basics and Settings

In the first part of this Photography Tips Series, we talked about the gear. In this second part, we are getting a bit more technical, so grab a coffee or something energizing because this one is gonna be tough. Welcome to the second part; Photography Tips Series: Basics and Settings.

To help you better understand all the technicalities that I’m going to shoot your way, I’ve made some cheat sheets for you to have on your phone to check them out when in doubt.

Also, I recommend pinning all of these cheat sheets to your Pinterest for future reference. And while you are at it, maybe a follow for me too?

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My Skin Issues: Rosacea

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Mom, I have Rosacea.

My skin is very sensitive. Baby skin is hard rock beside mine.
I remember the last couple of years at my university, there were some specific classrooms where my face would get tomato red, balloon swelled and very very hot. Never quite figure out why.
Also, I had very small pimples in my cheek area that just would not go away.

I tried everything, you name it: acids, creams, oils, soaps, the list is endless.
Until I started to recognize some symptoms from my sister. She was diagnosed with rosacea. So I asked her if she felt the same as I did (the heat, the redness, the swell) and she said yes.

So I decided to go to my dermatologist.

She said that I had rosacea too. That it is a hereditary disease, but that I had a different type of rosacea than my sister.
I don’t remember the exact names, but what my sister has is rosacea + an allergy to the sebum on her own skin (something along those lines) and what I have is rosacea couperose. Which basically are the small little spider veins that were appearing on my face. Also said that the small pimples that would not get away were caused by the same thing.

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Fashion Wishlist: Summer Edition

It’s June, it’s almost summer and I’ve got my fashion wishlist summer edition ready.

Barcelona wanted to continue with its usual bipolar weather so I find myself with a turtleneck one day and with a t-shirt the next one. So because I’ve been fantasizing about warmer days, I’ve made a list of things that I want to get for summer.

My personal style would be minimal. I love wearing neutral colors, and black most of all. If I’m feeling a little extravagant my print of choice are stripes. I like clean lines and cuts and I don’t like embellishments at all. Would pretty much sum it up as minimal, monochromatic and masculine. I love giving a masculine twist to everything I wear.

If I had to pick two essential pieces of my wardrobe that would have to be a pair of jeans and a blazer. I love a good tailoring.

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