8 Things You Need to Know if You Want to Work in Fashion

Blame it on The Devil Wears Prada, Cathy Horyn’s scathing comments, or the over-the-top instagrams of Anna Wintour’s assistants, but the fashion world is one industry with a lot of myth and hype surrounding it. Sure these tidbits can be entertaining, but if you’re actually looking to work in fashion, we thought it might be useful to reveal some of the realities—the straightforward truths that aren't often discussed. We asked each of our Who What Wear editors (as well as our co-founders!) for a nugget of fashion industry wisdom, which they think anyone interested in a similar career might find useful.

Scroll down for eight things no one’s ever told you about working in the fashion industry.