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Thinking of a career in fashion? Think again

A Myer fashion show with models and a light shining from behind.
Fashion is not all about glamour and glitz. Image: Supplied
The career of a fashion designer is often seen as one that is creative, glamorous and fun. Unfortunately, the realities are not like that – those working in any role within the fashion industry will describe it very differently. Most people do not openly talk about what it’s really like to work in fashion design and for those entering it for the first time, the realities can be harsh. The days are long, stressful and relentless. You will need dedication, endurance, and drive. It will co