Stalked: Benjamin Canares, Fashion Assistant

2 July 2014

 There’s no doubt that Benjamin for 3 years has been doing one of the most sought after jobs in the fashion industry. Shoots in glamorous locations, getting up close and personal with some of the worlds greatest designers on a daily basis and then of course there’s the runway shows! Yep, it’s Devil Wears Prada kind of thing, but luckily for him he's not assisting a Miranda type, he assists the lovely and talented Cathy Kasterine, Fashion Director at Large of Harper's Bazaar.

Ben, what do you love about your job?

A couple of the many reasons I love my job is that I get to meet the most fascinating and inspiring people. Everyday I learn something new so life is never boring.

Who is your favourite designer?
Miuccia Prada

What are you wearing today?

Sweater; & Other Stories. Trouser; Zara(girls!!) Tee; Uniqlo

What advice can you give to all aspiring fashion assistants? 

Be prepared to intern. Remember names. Write everything down!

Five items you can’t live without?

My Acne low top silver trainers.
Topshop Oxford Circus – for girls!
Grazia Magazine
My mui mui items

Tabio socks from Covent garden.



  1. Such a good and interesting interview :)! Awesome job!



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