I am happy with the variety of learning at Ryerson. It has gotten me a lot farther in my career. Most of my peers are so hyper-focused on the details that they cannot see the big picture. Ryerson teaches both the big picture and the details you need to know to think like a designer.
Fashion Communication, 2013
You gain so much knowledge from working abroad and it will be so rewarding for your portfolio, even if you were just there to get coffee or steam clothes. It is integral to have that experience.
Jennifer Park Krulik
Fashion Design, 2007
More than ever before you have to make a case for your brand: it's not just about the product anymore. It's more about branding and how you reach out to a customer. You have to be aware of what is around you and find out how you fit into the landscape.
Fashion Design, 2009
Fashion is truly about who you know, as much as it is about talent, and to get your foot in the door to be able to show off your skills, you need to use your contacts and not be afraid to ask for what you want.
Fashion Communication, 2016
This industry is fast past and nothing ever goes as planned. You constantly have to prepare for the worst and you ALWAYS have to have a plan B in your back pocket.
Fashion Communication, 2012
When you come across something new you have not seen before there is this feeling of excitement; almost butterflies that is hard to explain unless you have lived it
Fashion Communication, 2011
Make sure you spend a half hour each day on your learning and development, even if that just means finding a great campaign for Barneys and pinning it to your inspiration board.
Fashion Communication, 2010
theory can be applied in so many different ways in order to investigative the social history of fashion—broadening how we analyze and perceive the way we dress, consume the things we buy and value the things we make.
MA Fashion, 2014
The program propelled me to think about fashion & dress on a more theoretical and complex level — I was opened up to the diverse points-of-view and insights of my classmates and professors who came from a broad spectrum of academic backgrounds.
MA Fashion, 2014