Behind Fashion Week: 5 Black Professionals To Watch in 2012

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THE BUYER/BLOGGER


POWER: Former Goldman Sachs trader Justin Bridges switched gears into fashion, working as an assistant buyer for brands including Gucci and Prada. He's also a photographer, having worked with clients including Club Monaco and GQ.com, and founder of TUCKED Style, a men's fashion blog.
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PASSION: “I love being able to have a 360 view of the fashion industry--- from editorial, street style and the buying side. I get to see it all.”
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PROCESS: Bridges recommends newcomers understand the marriage between finance and art. “Investors don’t pour dollars into ideas that don’t resonate with the consumer community." Work hard, be organized and have a "can do" attitude.
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PROVISIONS: Camera. “It is the way I communicate with people in the abstract and pure way.”

THE BUYER/BLOGGER

POWER: Former Goldman Sachs trader Justin Bridges switched gears into fashion, working as an…

  • IC

    Tucked is the real deal, always a great morning read. Awesome job BE for locating some of our brighter talent.