The Top 3 Myths About Working in Fashion

We love the fashion world, but we can't help noticing that there are many misconceptions about how it works. For example, Fashion Week isn't all endless parties, not every job is straight out of The Devil Wears Prada, and yes, we do definitely eat. Harper's Bazaar editor Lauren Fisher tackles these myths here, but below, read some of our favourites from her list: 

On Fashion Week: "While Instagram may make it look like nothing more than a stylish celebration of glamorous front rows, celeb-studded afterparties and carefully curated street-style looks, there's actually a lot of behind-the-scenes hard work that goes into Fashion Week... The biannual events involve a lot of running, hustle and very little sleep. (But we won't lie: there's a little bit of celebrating and champagne, too.)" 

On dieting: ???"While we may love our kale and juice cleanses, we also know the importance of carbs. Case in point: the line at Hearst Cafeteria for pizza or burgers and the dessert station always outweighs the line for the salad bar." 

On The Devil Wears Prada: "The myth that everyone working in fashion is a complete bitch has stood the test of time. Like any other industry, there will always be catty people, but just because we're well-heeled doesn't mean we automatically have a nasty attitude to go along with it."

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Elyssa Goodman
Contributor
Who's your style icon?

Patti Smith and Bettie Page

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@GabyDunn @Awkwafina @HannahOrens @HarrisSockel @GlobalShutter

What's the fashion essential you can’t live without?

Gap Curvy Skinny Jeans changed my life. I don't know what to do with myself when they're in the wash.

What's your desert island album?

The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico The Rolling Stones Let it Bleed or Beggars Banquet, depending on the day  Patti Smith Horses Death Cab for Cutie Transatlanticism

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