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"Beg, plead, cry, blood, sweat tears," What Not to Wear's Stacy London says when asked how to get a job in fashion. "I was very lucky how I got hired at Vogue straight out of college. I wish I could say that it was because I was totally connected but it was pure, dumb luck.
"But what I really do believe is the more unpaid internships you're willing to do, the more lugging clothes around for stylists that you're wiling to do as a young person, that really does lead to some sort of connection that you’re going to have with the people in charge when you’re ready to apply for a job. Reach out to freelance stylists if you’re really interested in fashion. Say you’ll work for free. Say you’ll do their books. Say you’ll do anything to help them.”
· Stacy London reveals how to get a job in fashion [Fishbowl]