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It's written on the pavements

I probably shouldn't say this as an avid Fashion lover but when it is the time of year that the world is taken over by Fashion week I get a little frustrated by how people in the industry are presented/present themselves. 
Fashion on all levels is one of the most vain industries to work in, but fashion week to me seems to highlight all of the negatives about our true love. 
Every year the same things happen; - Someone high up will dramatically quit their job i.e. someone usually from net-a-porter or Vogue - A petition to ban skinny models will start - Kate Moss and Sienna Miller will start hanging out again - A celebrity will mess up their collection and ruin themselves - One weird and wonderful trend will arise.
Don't get me wrong I love Fashion Week, I love the new clothes, the new models launching into the limelight, the mistakes and the collection winners. But my favourite part of Fashion Week is the street style. 
Yes everyone has seen the annoying posts of "I dress…

Oh my god, can you make me a dress?

So people are starting Uni in the next few weeks and there will be a whole new breed to Fashion students hitting the BA Hons world. 
Coming from  a Fashion PROMOTION graduates point of view I think it is necessary for someone who has walked in the carefully chosen footsteps of a Fashion student to prepare others (and those who will be talking to others about) wh at it is actually like for us to study fashion.

Now I live with one of my best friends and she is a Fashion Design Graduate. She can whip up a dress or a skirt within a few hours whilst I sit there looking like she just found a unicorn at the end of a rainbow. I can't even manage to sew on a button...this leads me to my point.
As a 'Fashion' student we know, within our own little Fashion bubble what the different areas of Fashion mean. There are however, people who just DO NOT GET IT. These are the people that you are guaranteed to have these 5 annoying/ soul destroying comments off when studying Fashion that is N…