How to Land a Job in Fashion (No Matter Where You Live)

If there's one piece of advice I would give someone looking to land a job in fashion, it would be this: Don't let your geographic location hold you back from pursuing your dream job. Beyond that, there are a few essentials you should know to kick-start your career in the fashion industry. Even if you aren't banking on a job within fashion, there are tried-and-true tips that will take you far regardless of the field you decide to pursue. I've gathered up ten of the most valuable lessons I've learned after going after my own dream job.

Learn how to network and jump-start a career in fashion all the way from Kansas (or wherever you may be). If your first day is right around the corner, shop some of our favorite picks to build your work wardrobe.

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This post has been updated by Sabrina Paparella.