Written by Nick Grant (@NicholasGrant)

It ain't easy getting into the industry these days. There are tons of recent graduates who've relocated to the big city to follow their dreams of "making it" in the fashion industry anyway they can. There are plenty of ways transition your love for fashion and style into a way to make a living, and most take a little more than a healthy (or unhealthy) obsession with clothing. Especially when it comes to fashion and style writing—one of the more coveted positions out there.

Yes, you need to be able to talk the talk (read lots of Complex STYLE and Four Pins for starters) but take it from someone who's been there, done that, that's only a fraction of what it takes to be a halfway decent writer and get paid for it. So take heed if you want to wax poetic about jawnz, here are some helpful Tips for Becoming a Style Writer.

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