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Woman gives up law for fashion now up for award

on Monday,May 23,2011 22:05

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A woman who gave up a budding law career in Romania to pursue a degree in fashion design is now a finalist for a national award, according to the Coventry Telegraph.

Diana Oancea, who did not know any English when she moved to the U.K., is in her second year at Coventry University. Oancea recently became on the 10 finalists in the design competition run by the couture brand A Suit That Fits, the media outlet reports.

Now, the winner of the contest will be determined by the number of online votes they receive.

"I didn't want to be an amateur fashion designer all of my life," she told the news source."Fashion is something I've always wanted to do."

Oancea gave up her job as a barrister in Romania and is now hoping to establish herself in England.

Prospective fashion designers may want to take advantage of any contests and contests because they can expect keen competition when applying to jobs after they graduate from their programs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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