Ciara mastered ‘discipline’ early on working in fashion



Ciara says working in fashion is all about 'discipline'


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Ciara says working in fashion is all about ‘discipline’

Ciara learned the art of “discipline” when she launched her fashion ventures.

The ‘1,2 Step’ hitmaker runs The House of LR&C with husband Russell Wilson and launched the new apparel line Dare To Roam in August.

And while with her music she was able to push back work, that’s not possible in the fast-paced fashion business.

And so, very early, she had to adjust to the tight deadlines – because fashion “timelines” wait for no one.

Speaking to Glossy Pop, the 36-year-old star said: “Obviously, I came from the space of being an artist before I got this great opportunity to be able to build a business in the fashion space.

“And sometimes, because of that creative mind, you have to have discipline and timelines.

“In fashion, timelines don’t wait for you. In music, I can be like,

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How Parsons’s New Dean of Fashion Dr. Ben Barry Is Working to Bring Systemic Change to Fashion Education

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In our long-running series “How I’m Making It,” we talk to people making a living in the fashion and beauty industries about how they broke in and found success.

Dr. Ben Barry has always questioned fashion’s status quo, and sought to challenge it. When he was only 14, he inadvertently started his own modeling agency because his size-16 friend had been told she needed to lose weight in order to become a model. Confused by this suggestion, he simply mailed her photos to a local magazine with a note and ended up getting her the job. The Ben Barry Agency went on to become one of the first-ever inclusive modeling agencies, booking jobs for over 150 models who didn’t fit into mainstream beauty ideals, throughout its 15-year run.

As the agency made waves through the industry, Barry continued to educate himself;

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