It all started when I grew up in small town Port Hardy, BC. Shopping trips to the closest ‘biggest’ cities, Nanaimo and Victoria, were done only two or three times a year. Port Hardy was anything but trendy, and it’s only stores were SAAN and Bargain Bargain, so I had to be more creative with what I had. I went through my dad’s closet and pulled out his ripped work jeans, big tractor belt buckles, and vintage tees. Fashion became a love of mine even when camping and fishing were the thing to do.
When I moved to the Lower Mainland in 95′, I quickly became even more in love with fashion, as it was more accessible. I went to Kwantlen Polytechnic University after I graduated high school and took Fashion Marketing. After that, Broadcast Journalism at BCIT. I have been in the fashion industry for over 10 years as a Retail Recruiter, a Store Manager, Buyer, Fashion Writer, and ‘Fashion Expert’ for local TV, such as Shaw’s Urban Rush and City TV’s Breakfast Television and most recently founder of fashion career website Style Nine to Five.
Get the inside scoop on the hottest fashion events around the city and the latest and greatest in up-to-the-minute trends. Check out my Style Journal christielohr.com. It’s all you need to know when it comes to living & looking fab.
- Christie Lohr
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