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In today's Guardian, Kelly Cutrone lists ten tips for anyone who wants to make it in the fashion industry. As always, she is simultaneously accurate and hilarious: "People want to work in fashion and go to fashion shoots because it looks glamorous. What they don't realize is that you have to walk around the city, picking up clothes in garment bags and filling out insurance forms. When you get to the photo shoot no one is going to care that you are there, even though you are really pretty and went to a really great school. They are going to say, 'Hey, you' 700 times, 'Go get me a coffee,' or 'Can you make this 15-year-old model who is seven foot taller than you and getting paid $10,000, while you are working for free, feel good?' That's the reality. If it hurts your feelings, then you're in the wrong industry." And that's just tip #1! [The Guardian via Racked National]