Stylist hopefuls offered their advice on breaking into a tough field:
Jessica Wu is a FIT sophomore and is already styling look books and editorials for magazines like LADYGUNN. You can check out her work here.
“Ultimately, being surrounded by such a passionate group of young people like myself at Fashion U encouraged me to continue to reach out, network like crazy, and do the best that I can for myself and my future career. It has paved my education and “career” as a stylist.” —Jessica Wu
Taylor Hicks has interned for Teen Vogue, Who What Wear, and Jimmy Choo, but found her passion assisting mega-celebrity stylists Emily Current and Merritt Elliott.
“Working for [Emily Current and Merritt Elliott] was really a dream come true for me. Assisting top stylists have helped me hone my eye and develop my vision, and I’d recommend it to anyone who wanted to get involved in the industry.” —Taylor Hicks