Robin Givhan could very well be considered the best fashion journalist in the world. She is the first and only fashion writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and she recently landed on Time magazine's "All-TIME" 100 Fashion Icons list. Impressive, to say the least.

However, Givhan isn't the stereotypical street-style-stalked, pseudo-socialite, "Devil Wears Prada" type of fashion editor. She has kept a relatively low profile despite the fact that she is revered by industry insiders, serious fashion fans and has proven adept at penning such thought-provoking work as her recent meme on Trayvon Martin, hoodies and racial fears.

So naturally curious minds want to know more about the groundbreaking writer and how she has managed to reach the illusive upper echelon of the fashion industry.

But pine no longer, Givhan opens up about the subject and more in the newest installment of StyleBlazer's "How I Made it" video series. In the five minute film, she offers sage advice about breaking into fashion (hint: sharpen your writing and reporting skills), shares how she landed a life-changing gig at The Washington Post and tells us what the best part of her job is (sans sitting front row at Fashion Week and rubbing elbows with fashion's elite).

Givhan, who is currently the special correspondent for style and culture for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, reveals in the video that her recipe for success is a combination of being "really blessed--and really lucky--and working really, really hard."

Check out at Givhan's "How I Made It" clip in the video below. And head over to StyleBlazer for more amazing profiles.

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    NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Fashion writer Robin Givhan poses at the book launch party for 'Tom Ford:Ten Years' at Bergdorf Goodman October 20, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Bowers/Getty Images).

  • Teri Agins and Robin Givhan

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Teri Agins and Robin Givhan attend the Carmen Marc Valvo Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at NASDAQ MarketSite on February 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

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    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Robin Givhan of the Washington Post attends the Calvin Klein Collection Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at 205 West 39th Street on September 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

  • Constance White and Robin Givhan

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: eBay Style Director Constance White and fashion editor for The Washington Post, Robin Givhan attend the Doo.ri Spring 2011 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Eyebeam Gallery on September 10, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

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    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: Fashion editor for The Washington Post, Robin Givhan attends the Duckie Brown Spring 2011 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Stage at Lincoln Center on September 10, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for IMG)

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    NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 20: Fashion Editor for The Washington Post, Robin Givhan, attends the Chado Ralph Rucci Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in the Tent at Bryant Park on February 20, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for IMG)

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    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 05: Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post editor Robin Givhan attends the BCBG Max Azria Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Tent in Bryant Park on September 5, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)

  • Andre 3000 and Robin Givhan

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 04: Designer/actor/singer Andre Benjamin and fashion editor for The Washington Post Robin Givhan attend Barneys Celebration of Benjamin Bixby's Fall 08 - Spring 09 Menswear Collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2009 at Barneys New York on September 4, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 02: Washington Post editor Robin Givhan attends the Alexander Wang 2008 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2008 on February 2, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for IMG)

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    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Washington Post editor Robin Givhan attends the Toni Maticevski Spring 2007 fashion show during Olympus Fashion Week at the Promenade in Bryant Park September 8, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Toni Maticevski)

  • Sally Quinn and Robin Givhan

    NEW YORK - JUNE 4: Journalist Sally Quinn (L) and Robin Givhan, winner of the Eugenia Sheppard award, pose in the green room during the 25th Anniversary of the Annual CFDA Fashion Awards held at the New York Public Library June 4, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images for CFDA)

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    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Robin Givhan attends the J Mendel Fall 2005 fashion show during the Olympus Fashion Week at Bryant Park February 10, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images)