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How do you find a #mentor in the fashion industry? Grant Lacy was still in college when he became a business consultant for Eckhaus Latta. He had started as an intern at the buzzy bi-coastal label the summer before, and made such an impression that co-founder Zoe Latta hired him to help out part-time. And thanks in part to Latta, Lacy runs his own retail startup today   a wholesale management software called Inline Digital. It was Latta, he said, who encouraged and advised him to start his own company right out of school.  She said,  If you don t jump in now, you re going to get too comfortable,   Lacy told BoF. He counts Latta as not only his mentor but also one of his first clients.

Having a mentor to navigate the industry can be crucial for those just starting out. Today s #fashion aspirants must carve out their role to create a lasting #career trajectory, even as traditional companies give way to digital newcomers. The stakes are even higher for women and minorities, who still lack representation in management positions. That s why it s more important than ever to find guidance and forge relationships with experienced veterans. Swipe to discover top tips and read the full story on finding mentorship in this largely disconnected industry. [Link in bio]  : @shutterstock
How do you find a #mentor in the fashion industry? Grant Lacy was still in college when he became a business consultant for Eckhaus Latta. He had started as an intern at the buzzy bi-coastal label the summer before, and made such an impression that co-founder Zoe Latta hired him to help out part-time. And thanks in part to Latta, Lacy runs his own retail startup today a wholesale management software called Inline Digital. It was Latta, he said, who encouraged and advised him to start his own company right out of school. She said, If you don t jump in now, you re going to get too comfortable, Lacy told BoF. He counts Latta as not only his mentor but also one of his first clients. Having a mentor to navigate the industry can be crucial for those just starting out. Today s #fashion aspirants must carve out their role to create a lasting #career trajectory, even as traditional companies give way to digital newcomers. The stakes are even higher for women and minorities, who still lack representation in management positions. That s why it s more important than ever to find guidance and forge relationships with experienced veterans. Swipe to discover top tips and read the full story on finding mentorship in this largely disconnected industry. [Link in bio] : @shutterstock

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