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I think I posted in this thread (albeit a long long time ago). I graduated University this year with a degree in International Business and I'm now 7 weeks into my first buying job as a men's footwear buyer!

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I think I posted in this thread (albeit a long long time ago). I graduated University this year with a degree in International Business and I'm now 7 weeks into my first buying job as a men's footwear buyer!
It's really nice to see a tFSer begin their chosen career!

Just to give other aspiring buyers am idea of what to expect, can you tell us what sort it duties do you have? And what do you like about the job and what is your least favorite part?

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Also, I believe one of the colleges that I'm looking at has a prerequisite of 2 years of math- it was either FIT or LIM.
Just wanted to stop by to say how happy I am I have found this thread one day and discovered LIM College where I am currently working on obtaining my Master degree to become a fashion buyer
Can not wait to find an internship next year after struggling for so many years working in the areas I was not interested in and finally do what I am passionate about


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I work as an assistant buyer at a company who works in promotional goods field but i want to switch to fashion/retail sector. How do you think i can direct my carrer to that point?

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I am currently a Buyer and one thing I can say is you don't necessarily need to go to fashion school to gain entry into the business. I went to school for business management and got a job in New York out of college working as an assistant buyer. I am currently buying in Miami and although getting a fashion education can be great I have learned more being on the job than any class could ever teach me. If you already have your bachelors I'd strongly recommend to just start applying ands your network or build a network of people to get you in the door for interviews.

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Welcome to the Fashion Spot, Style Weaver!

Thanks for sharing .... it's always great when someone in the actual job can offer their opinions ans share their experiences.

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I want to become a buyer too. I study Finance so I am hoping that helps.

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