So…you like fashion. But can you live it? The difference between an everyday fashion fan and a bonafide — we're talking diehard — fashion nerd is much more nuanced than just having a frequent shopper card at Bloomingdale's. To really live, breathe, and sweat fashion (in a healthy, 'this is my hobby' kind of way), involves continual immersion — think lots of studying, reading, experimenting, and discussing. And, like any other form of geekdom, a whole lot of unabashed passion. Even if your day job doesn't involve fashion, and you haven't the pleasure of Daphne Guinness' credit limit, it doesn't mean you can't "get" fashion in a big way. From the best websites to read to research trips to take, these are the essential steps to take if you really want to succeed at style — and maybe even make it your livelihood. So, ready to ramp up your fashion cred? Here's our cheat sheet for taking your fashion passion to the Next Level.
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While many of our recent hair DIY tips have involved styling tricks to change up your texture, this one is all about embracing those gorgeous, natural curls. We're coming up on the most humid time of year, and naturally textured hair is definitely not immune to frizz — quite the opposite, in fact. So, it's beyond read