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At a loss for what to get the aspirational fashion diva in your life?

Run to the book store and pick up a copy of “The Teen Vogue Hand Book: An Insider’s Guide to Careers in Fashion.”

There are interviews with designers (Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfeld, among others), stylists, models, editors, photographers and beauty mavens who offer honest, straightforward advice about cracking into the fashion biz.

While it’s not an absolute roadmap to guaranteed fashion success, it is an education-packed tome that would be a great read for those with a passing interest in fashion as well as those considering making a career out of the industry.

What’s most refreshing about the book, besides the plain speak from some of the biggest names in the game, is what they are saying: you can never go wrong with hard work, paying dues (lots of dues) is a requirement, and check that sense of entitlement at the door.

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