The Freelancer Club Blog

HOW TO SURVIVE LONDON FASHION WEEK

London Fashion Week is upon us once again. Whether you're working at LFW this season or not, it's a great time to ride the fashion wave all the way to creative-town! The buzz of London Fashion Week brings all sorts to the surface. Here are our to tips on how to make the most of Europe's biggest fashion event.

6 THINGS THAT MAKE THE PERFECT PORTFOLIO

Test Shooting. TFP. Collaborating. Whatever you like to call it, putting together the perfect portfolio is no easy task. It requires a fine balance to attract the top clients and entice the collaborators you want to shoot with. So The Freelancer Club dipped into the little black book and asked one of London's biggest modelling agencies, M + P Models, to provide us with a breakdown of what works when creating the perfect portfolio.

WORK AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

London Fashion Week is often seen as the pinnacle of the fashion calendar so it's no wonder that thousands of creative freelancers aim to work at it every season. The benefits of working at LFW are the experience, the prestige, the credit and the pay but getting those coveted London Fashion Week jobs is no easy feat. Here are our top 5 ways of vastly improving your chances of landing a job at London Fashion Week.

HOW TO USE THE CLUB TO BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO

How do you land jobs as a freelancer? Well, the first thing an employer will see is your portfolio. It's like your CV. The quality of your work, experience and relevance will go a long way to landing the job. How to you build a portfolio? Join the Freelancer Club, connect with other freelancers and shoot together. We speak with a couple of members who did just that to learn how to build the perfect portfolio.

WHY WORK AT LONDON FASHION WEEK?

What's the big deal anyway? Why does everyone lose their mind around London Fashion Week and what do you really get out of it? We spoke with a few London Fashion Week regulars to get their views on the benefits one would get at the capital's hottest fashion show and what a freelancer can expect when experiencing the LFW madness.

LONDON FASHION SHOWCASE

The Freelancer Club is proud to present London Fashion Showcase, an industry fashion event taking place during London Fashion Week. London Fashion Showcase will feature contemporary designers who have a story to tell and invite press, buyers and VIPs. 

A FREELANCER'S CHRISTMAS

Christmas is just around the corner and it's a strange time for freelancers. December can be a demotivating period of year particularly as the days grow shorter, most businesses are winding down and you've got one eye on a large brandy by the fire. But wait! Before you fall into a festive stupor, December can be a great time for freelancers and we've got a check list for you to tick off to beat those Christmas blues.

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