What Life Is Really Like as an Assistant in the Fashion World

As an assistant in the fashion world, you never know what each day will bring (I can vouch for that!). On any given day, you could be assisting at a photo shoot, buried under a mountain of shoes in the fashion closet, or conducting business from your phone as you run around town. But one thing is for sure: There will be a lot of grit and a little glamour. To show you just what we mean, we took to Instagram and found the shots that best capture the day-to-day life of fashion minions—from Jenna Lyons’s longtime assistant to the junior staffers at Vogue.

Scroll down to get an inside look at being a fashion-world assistant!