Always Leave Room for PR Errors
Turns out picking the right clothes is the least of your worries as a stylist. Your biggest problems are not under your control and you can't even lash out because whether it's the client's fault or the PR firm's, you need the connection. #ToughLife
That Feeling When ...
Sex is cool and all that, but have you ever heard back from a client who said yes to all the looks you sent over?
A good assistant can be a literal ray of fricking sunshine in your overworked, perpetually stressed life.
Good Ol' Advice
When you have been a part of the scene for almost a decade and you come across baby models who have hopes and bedtimes.
The Thing About Fashion Week ...
Yes, there exists something called fashion week blues and it only happens during fashion week. Not before, not after. During fashion week only.
When you're an independent stylist who takes no breaks, misses no deadlines, is available to take calls 24/7 and still has to check up on late payments.
Warning: Sometimes this page is very real about what a stylist's job really entails. And yes, last-minute touch-ups on Rihanna's Pascal Millet pantsuit for "Good Morning America" are 100 percent part of the deal. If you are very, very lucky that is.
Call Time Woes
It does not matter how long you've been a stylist, that early morning call time will never be your friend.
Aspiring to be a stylist? Have we got a reality check for you. A career in fashion has never been for the lazy, and there’s no better way to demonstrate that than by scrolling through the Instagram page Stressed out stylist.
Chronicling some of the realest scenarios a stylist has to suffer to get through a day, the page uses memes to tell you what the phrase “I work in fashion” really means. From worrying about budget shifts to indifferent clients to surviving the slog of fashion week, the page will make you jittery about the job you don’t even have.
The page has only been around a year and has already acquired more than 24,000 followers. If you want an unfiltered look into a stylist’s life, you know where to head.
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