Yesterday on Twitter, the question “where do you see yourself in five years” was posed. I for one don’t play that game. I don’t extrapolate out too far into the future. I believe in letting one experience lead to the next.
So today’s profile of In Style UK’s editor, Eilidh MacAskill is especially perfect. She had many stops along her journey and I bet looking back, she appreciates each one for what it was. I hope you enjoy Eilidh’s story in her own words.
"As a young ambitious rookie, I must have worked on almost every kind of media – although the fashion element has come as a bit of a surprise! In Scotland I designed and printed English classics for a little Scottish publishing house, edited a monthly wedding magazine, and launched a weekly newspaper supplement alongside stints on radio and tv. In London I spent some fabulous years as a fashion director before launching a style magazine called Happy and then pitching up at American InStyle. And I have genuinely loved every single second…" - EM
“Life is not a dress rehearsal, you have to go for it. But it takes hard work & dedication and you might not always get what you want or what you ‘think’ you deserve. It doesn’t matter. Handle yourself with professionalism and remember in this business, it might be who you know that gets you there, but it’s what you know that keeps you there. Mind your personal brand and the rest will come.”—My advice for the Class of 2012 via Independent Fashion Bloggers. Click through to read more…