I was still in design school when I got my first job in fashion. I was curious about the application process and building a portfolio and mostly just for fun I applied for a job at Mr., a menswear chain in Denmark that was looking for a head of design to create their first in-house collection. I assembled a portfolio and went to my very first job interview. Much to my surprise, I ended up getting the job. Suddenly, while This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fifty Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 50 Capsule Wardrobes “At its most noble, it should make every purchase a special occasion.” Fashion Issue 50 What Are You Working On? David Koma’s current workload. Fashion Issue 49 Urban Doom A saturnine mélange of subversive styles. Design Fashion Issue 49 Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung An inquiry into costume design. Fashion Films Issue 47 Farida Khelfa France’s fashion muse. Fashion Issue 47 Between Us The world looks brighter among old friends.