19 Crazy True Tales of Working in the Fashion Industry

Fashion, in many ways, thrives on illusion, and nowhere is that more true than in the backend goings-on of the industry itself. While a career in fashion tends to read as glamorous, it’s often anything but, and a lot of hard work, to boot. To give the rest of the world a sense of just how crazy it can be at times, we asked 19 people of differing ages and career paths to share some of their wildest anecdotes. Scroll down to read the outlandish—and, yes, often hilarious—stories!