How to get into the Footwear/Accessories sector - a list of courses...

If you’re looking to pursue a career path within the footwear and/or accessories sector, there’s no one specific path to take but a qualification in the subject is always going to be of interest to any potential employer.

There are an abundance of courses which can lead to jobs within this sector, such as fashion design, product design, fashion marketing, etc – some of which even include modules within footwear/accessories – but we’ve focussed this list on courses available through the UK which solely and specifically are aimed at footwear and/or accessories.

 

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Footwear and Accessories Diary Dates for 2011

Here’s a list of all your diary dates for 2011….

 

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British Footwear Association Launches The First Industry-Led Foundation Course In Footwear Technology

The decline of the UK's footwear manufacturing industry has led to a skills shortage of experienced technologists, an issue which the BFA is hoping to address with the launch of a new industry recognised qualification.

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150 Greatest CV Bloopers

If you're in the process of updating your CV, here's a list of things to NOT include. Here we present a list of the 150 best bloopers to appear on CVs.

We were thinking about using examples from our own database but the truth is that our candidates are way too awesome to make such errors so we've had to rely on some classic lines found online...

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Pregnant mums are ‘sacrificing foot health’

PREGNANT women are risking their feet in the name of fashion by wearing the wrong types of shoes, according to experts.
 
The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists carried out a poll of 1,000 pregnant women and found that many regularly wore ballet pumps, flip flops, high heels and Ugg-style boots.
 
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World's oldest leather shoe found in Armenia

A 5,500-year-old leather shoe – complete with laces – has been unearthed in cave in Armenia.

The perfectly preserved shoe – 1,000 years older than the Great Pyramid of Giza and 400 years older than Stonehenge – is the oldest known example of enclosed leather footwear, out-dating the shoes worn by “Ötzi the Iceman” by a few hundred years.

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Drapers Footwear Awards

Last night, the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane played host to this year's Drapers Footwear Awards. The awards ceremony was compered by comedian Rufus Hound. Here's a full list of the nominees and category winners

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Europe rejects China's appeal over footwear anti-dumping duties

The European Commission rejected China’s call for a formal investigation by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) into anti-dumping duties on leather footwear imported from Vietnam and China.
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Latest footwear fashion trends

Here at Footwear & Accessories Recruitment Ltd, we have put together a presentation of the latest trends in footwear fashion.

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iPhone Apps for Footwear

With over 100,000 iPhone apps to choose from, it comes as no surprise that there are a number of apps for shoe fanatics. Here is a list of 12 footwear related iPhone apps....
 
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