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The Coolest Fashion Jobs In Washington — & How To Land Them

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    When we meet people with great style, we always compulsively ask: "Where/how/when did you get you that?!" But putting aside material desires for a second, what's truly covetable is an awesome job. You know — the kind of gig that sounds too good be true and makes everyone want to know how you got there.

    We decided to pose that very question to five of the most fascinating faces on the D.C. fashion scene. From a savvy magazine editor to a mega-successful swimwear designer, they dished on their first jobs (there's a movie usher in the group!) and their biggest challenges, and doled out some killer career advice. If you've ever pondered your calling and struggled to secure the elusive "dream job,” all you have to do is read on.

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