The Summer 2024 Fashion Bootcamp is Officially Open!

Inside the Bootcamp, you'll get 4 weeks of video classes, live Q&A sessions and exercises to help you better understand the lessons that will make you a stronger professional.

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I'M MARIA HEDIAN

Former corporate professional turned event producer and career educator. I went from working at a retail store in my local mall to working shows at New York Fashion Week for over 17 years, being an educator for prominent schools like FIT and a corporate executive for iconic brands like Ralph Lauren and Bergdorf Goodman.

With over two decades of experience and industry connections, I provide aspiring fashion professionals the insider knowledge, resources, contacts and mentorship needed to turn goals into reality.

Let's uncover your fashion strengths to help you start living the career of your dreams as soon as possible.

I'M MARIA HEDIAN

Former corporate professional turned event producer and career educator. I went from working at a retail store in my local mall to working shows at New York Fashion Week for over 17 years, being an educator for prominent schools like FIT and a corporate executive for iconic brands like Ralph Lauren and Bergdorf Goodman.

Now, with over two decades of experience and industry connections, I provide aspiring fashion professionals the insider knowledge, resources, contacts and mentorship needed to turn goals into reality.

Let's uncover your fashion strengths to help you start living the career of your dreams as soon as possible.

COMPANIES, BRANDS AND STUDENTS

WHAT CAN I HELP YOU WITH?

Freelance Services

Simplify your life by hiring me to take care of whatever you need - whether it's event planning, wardrobe + closet organization, visual merchandising, fashion show production or styling. Years of experience have given me ALL the tools to help you!

DOWNLOADABLE FREEBIES

Take your fashion career to the next level using our free resource library, The Fashion Vault. Whether you need guidance on what to ask during interviews or how to use social media to grow your career, this resource area has exactly what you need.

Courses & Memberships

My biggest goal is to ensure all of my students and members achieve their fashion career goals. With my courses and membership, we work together to make that a reality for you. Learn more about them to see which suits you best.

ESSENTIAL

GUIDES

TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

Your Informational Interview Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Cold Email Contact Checklist

100+ Fashion Professionals to Follow Right Now

ESSENTIAL

GUIDES

TO START YOUR CAREER

KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TO ASK

Your Informational Interview Cheat Sheet

GET STARTED WITH COLD EMAILING

The Ultimate Cold Email Contact Checklist

BE IN THE KNOW RIGHT NOW

100+ Fashion Professionals to Follow Right Now

IT TRULY IS THAT SIMPLE

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO IT ALL YOURSELF

The truth of the matter is: there is an easier way.

No more wondering what you are going to wear, how you're going to plan your next event/fashion show/party or how to break down the logistics of merchandising your retail store.

I'VE GOT YOU COVERED.

Even though human nature instinctively convinces us we can do it all on our own, why not just partner with someone who has been in the industry for over two decades and has worked with hundreds of companies?

Yes, it can be that simple. By working side by side, my mission is to ensure that your voice is heard loud and clear so that the result is as thorough as if you did it yourself.

CAREER

SERVICES

Discovering new opportunities shouldn't be a struggle. But let's be real – the job hunt can be tough. Crafting resumes, cover letters and cold emails can be overwhelming and it's easy to get lost in the sea of competition. That's where I come in: your personal mentor, dedicated to propelling you towards success!

My personalized Career Services are designed to supercharge your job search and elevate your professional game. With my incredible team by your side, we'll fine-tune your approach and create a compelling narrative that captures the attention of top employers. You have a unique set of skills and experiences that deserve to shine and I'm here to make sure they do!

It's time to break free from the ordinary and step into the extraordinary. Your dream career is within reach and I'm here to guide you every step of the way.

CAREER

SERVICES

WE DO IT SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

CUSTOM DONE-FOR-YOU EMAILS

INTO THE FASHION INDUSTRY

CAREER PODCAST

Career content for fashion professionals of all experience levels

Every episode is designed to help you take immediate action that will help advance your fashion career to the next level.

THIS IS A GAME CHANGER

How Ready Are You For A Career In Fashion?

Let's find out where you are in your career journey so I can provide the resources to help you achieve the career BREAKTHROUGH you've been waiting for.

COMPANIES, BRANDS AND STUDENTS

WHAT CAN I HELP YOU WITH?

Freelance Services

Simplify your life by hiring me to take care of whatever you need - whether it's event planning, wardrobe + closet organization, visual merchandising, fashion show production or styling. Years of experience have given me ALL the tools to help you!

FREE Resources
for Students

Take your fashion career to the next level using our free resource library, The Fashion Vault. Whether you need guidance on what to ask during interviews or how to use social media to grow your career, this resource area has you covered.

Courses &

Memberships

My biggest goal is to ensure all of my students and members achieve their fashion career goals. With my courses and membership, we work together to make that a reality for you. Learn more about them to see which suits you best.

CAREER SERVICES

Discovering new opportunities shouldn't be a struggle. But let's be real – the job hunt can be tough. Crafting resumes, cover letters and cold emails can be overwhelming and it's easy to get lost in the sea of competition. That's where I come in – your personal mentor, dedicated to propelling you towards success!

My personalized Career Services are designed to supercharge your job search and elevate your professional game. With my incredible team by your side, we'll fine-tune your approach and create a compelling narrative that captures the attention of top employers. You have a unique set of skills and experiences that deserve to shine and I'm here to make sure they do!

It's time to break free from the ordinary and step into the extraordinary. Your dream career is within reach and I'm here to guide you every step of the way.

Whether you're an experienced professional who wants to advance your career or you're just starting out and looking to get that first job in the industry, I can work with you to make your career goals a reality.

This is where the magic happens.

Personalized services that take you to the level you're trying to reach and you'll have me by your side!

the ITFI

CAREER

PODCAST

The podcast for serious fashion professionals.


Have you ever wished you had a mentor to help you achieve all of your fashion career goals or found yourself wondering what steps you need to take in order to pursue a career in the fashion industry? This podcast is for you.


The Into the Fashion Industry Career Podcast features real life industry examples, expert interviews & over 20 years of knowledge and experience.

Join me each week as we discuss all of your career questions and identify behind-the-scenes industry strategies and techniques. Every episode is designed to help you take immediate action that will take your fashion career to the next level.

MOST POPULAR EPISODES

THIS IS A GAME-CHANGER

How Ready Are You For A Career in Fashion?

Let's find out where you are in your career journey so I can provide the resources to help you achieve the career BREAKTHROUGH you've been waiting for.

THE FREELANCE ARCHIVES

Fashion Shows

I've Worked

Dion Lee | Batsheva | Rebecca Minkoff | Jason Wu | Kith | N. Hoolywood | Vivienne Westwood | Giorgio Armani | Zadig & Voltaire | Misha Collection | Creatures of Comfort | Prabal Gurung | Victoria's Secret | Noon By Noor | Pronovias | Brooks Brothers | Peter Pilotto | Brooks Brothers | Celine | Oscar de la Renta | Rachel Zoe | Marchesa | Charlotte Ronson | The Blonds | Erin Fetherston | Stella McCartney | Monique Lhuillier | Vera Wang | Zac Posen | Mango x JCP Launch Show | Mara Hoffman | Jeremy Scott | Rodarte | Thakoon | Dillard's Kentucky Derby Fashion Show | Lauren Ralph Lauren | Bill Blass

IT TRULY IS THAT SIMPLE

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO

IT ALL YOURSELF

The truth of the matter is: there is an easier way.

No more wondering what you are going to wear, how you're going to plan your next event/fashion show or how to break down the logistics of merchandising your store.

I'VE GOT YOU COVERED.

Even though human nature instinctively convinces us we can do it all on our own, why not just partner with someone who has been in the industry for over two decades and has worked with hundreds of companies?

Yes, it can be that simple. By working side by side, my mission is to ensure that your voice is heard loud and clear so that the result is as thorough as if you did it yourself.


THE FREELANCE ARCHIVES

Fashion Events I've Worked

Theory | Heron Preston | Pamela Roland | Dion Lee | Batsheva | Rebecca Minkoff | Jason Wu | Kith

N. Hoolywood | Vivienne Westwood | Giorgio Armani | Zadig & Voltaire | Misha Collection

Creatures of Comfort | Prabal Gurung | Victoria's Secret | Noon By Noor | Pronovias | Brooks Brothers

Peter Pilotto | Brooks Brothers | Celine |Oscar de la Renta | Rachel Zoe | Marchesa

Charlotte Ronson | The Blonds | Erin Fetherston | Stella McCartney | Monique Lhuillier | Vera Wang

Zac Posen | Mango x JCP Launch Show | Mara Hoffman | Jeremy Scott | Rodarte

Thakoon | Dillard's Kentucky Derby Fashion Show | Lauren Ralph Lauren | Bill Blass

COMMUNITY

Feel Supported As You

Further Your Fashion Career

Join fashion professionals of all different experience levels from around the world in our private fashion career network. Some benefits include trainings on strategies, insider tips and step-by-step advice to help you start or further your career in the fashion industry, and exclusive job and internship opportunities directly from hiring managers, recruiters and industry contacts I'm connected with.

PRIVATE FASHION COMMUNITY

Be the First to Receive Exclusive Access to Fashion Events & Opportunities

THIS IS A TOTAL GAME-CHANGER

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