What It Really Looks Like Working in the Fashion Industry, Well Sort Of

Photography by:   Rebecca Glasser-Baker   | Graphic by:   Sara Plank

Photography by: Rebecca Glasser-Baker | Graphic by: Sara Plank

Writing and Styling By: Caroline Vazzana

There is no denying that working in the fashion industry seems pretty glamorous. And while it can be in certain ways, in reality, it's a lot of hard work. Much more than you might think from just scrolling through Instagram, or flipping through the latest issue of your favorite magazine. To make it in the fashion industry, you have to be able to multitask (really well), all while still looking like you're on your way to a Cinderella-esque ball. Well, maybe you don't have to be that formal. 

I was once asked, "Do you just wear ball gowns all day and run around the city?" My answer to that question was a resounding "No." No, I don't wear ball gowns, but yes, I am running around constantly. So in lieu of that question, I was inspired to bring together both the expectation and the reality of working in fashion. Because impressively enough, we manage to do it all, even whilst wearing a ball gown- well, sometimes.  

Follow Your Own Path

what it's like working in fashion
what it's like working in fashion

Whether running to the office, or picking up balloons for your bosses sons birthday party- we always do it in style. 

Never Not Hustling

what it's like working in fashion
what it's like working in fashion

Okay, we know what Uber is. But, when running from the Upper East Side, to Tribeca, and back- the subway is the quickest route. Plus, it gives you sometime to catchup on neccessary reading!

Dress for Your Dream

what it's like working in fashion
what it's like working in fashion

And while you may not actually need to wear a gown to the office (one can wish?) it doesn't hurt to put your best foot forward and dress to impress. 

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