50 for 50!

50 for 50!

Helping you avoid the thousands of pitfalls that can shatter your fashion business dreams.
That is my job! 
And I love it! 
However, as a result, in the majority of my content I usually address what mistakes to look out for, which doesn't leave much room to talk about the great things that our fashion industry has to offer.
 
After all, there is a reason why soooo many people want to be  part of this industry.

The Single Most Important Lesson a Fashion Entrepreneur Must Learn

The Single Most Important Lesson a Fashion Entrepreneur Must Learn

Just one?

You're probably thinking that there are a million important lessons a new fashion entrepreneur must learn, and you'd be right.

However, not all lessons are made equal.

That's why we reached out to the speakers at this year's Be Creative Be Profitable seminar and asked them, "what's the single most important lesson every fashion entrepreneur needs to learn?"

Below is the conversation that ensued...

Is it Necessary to Have a fashion Degree in Order to Have a Successful Fashion Brand?

Is it Necessary to Have a fashion Degree in Order to Have a Successful Fashion Brand?

We often get asked if a fashion design degree is necessary in order to have a successful fashion brand?

The key words in that question are necessary and successful.

If you have a fashion design degree, this means that you learned in theory how to design a full collection, got introduced to the technical and design terms and the process of making a fashion product. HOWEVER, if you do not have a fashion design degree you

5 Top Secrets for Designing a Fashion Line

5 Top Secrets for Designing a Fashion Line

 like to think of fashion design as an art form, which requires a strong dose of talent and plenty of creativity.

But taking that raw talent and creativity and turning it into a successful business isn’t always easy. Even with these traits, it is not a simple task to design a fashion line that’s both fresh and uniquely “you”…. never the less producing that season after season.

And let’s not forget all the planning, figuring out the nuances of your niche market, pricing your products, and differentiating yourself through branding, all while juggling a limited resource pool and seasonal products. Even the most talented fashion designers in the world would find this daunting!