Thankfully we have 7 other Fashion Business Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.
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We began as a fierce NYC boutique dressing countless A-listers that sold innovative emerging designers, and our own women's & men's collection.
Join us for FIRST HAND expertise on how to set up your business! Learn how to go from an idea in your head to getting your designs out into the world onto customers' backs.
We also conduct the How To Manufacture/Mass Produce Your Clothing + Accessories Lines Workshop for understanding mass producing your line, which should be taken after this workshop. And How To Start Your Fashion Company (E-Commerce + Boutique) Workshop so you can sell online.
This ALWAYS current workshop teaches:
1. Business Plan writing & start-up costs
2. How to set up legally, paperwork required
3. Securing & registering business name
4. How to raise enough $$ to start & exist
Developing, Producing, Sourcing
1. How to design
2. Patterns and finding pattern makers
3. Getting samples made
4. How to price for profitability
Marketing and Brand Identity
1. Market Research
2. Brand Building
3. Creating a viable collection buyers want!
4. How to participate in Fashion Week
5. How to sell your line!
2 1/2-hours - Thorough and intense, but fun to network, meet, and learn.
Certificate of completion provided. NO recording devices permitted.
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We LAUNCH and ELEVATE fashion brands!
We'll assist with every step from concept to customer. Pioneers of helping designers help themselves, we're a Full-Service Fashion Firm, & leading resource to fashion entrepreneurs & industry. Seasoned experts, our founder alone has 25 years experience...
This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified NYC educator.
Learn to create a cohesive and saleable apparel line, whether you are a designer or are part of a product development team. We will start with the merchandising function, which stresses how to plan the right fashion products and implement customer targeting for regional markets. The design process, including color, fabric, and silhouette selection,...
Tuesday Mar 3rd, 6:15pm - 9:15pm(4 sessions)
This intensive workshop is for anyone who works with fabrics or fabric terminology. Whether you are in retailing, manufacturing, an entry-level textile position, or copywriting, increase your skill, vocabulary, and knowledge of everything fabric-related, from fiber to finished product. Course teaches fiber properties, effective end-use information,...
Saturday Mar 21st, 9:30am - 4pm(2 sessions)
Learn successful practices for meeting the demands of your intimate and swimwear target customer with new product design and development. Program emphasizes the steps necessary in intimate and swim line development to respond to market demands by utilizing blended coloration, textures, and fabrication newness. Course will also discuss product...
Wednesday Feb 19th, 6pm - 9pm(4 sessions)
Textile Color Lab Essentials for Apparel Designers and Developers This practical program utilizes FIT's textile testing labs to learn how to elevate color and dye decision-making to improve your ability to evaluate lab dips and strike-offs. See firsthand how fabrication is evaluated for performance and learn to cut down the time it takes for...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 9:30am - 2:30pm(2 sessions)
Opening a retail location in today's climate of on-line shopping takes courage but most importantly it takes know how. In this noisy and crowded retail environment learn to create a stand-out store that keeps your clients excited and engaged. Create and build such an intense relationship with your clients that they boast about you, your products on...
Thursday Mar 5th, 6:20pm - 9:10pm(4 sessions)
You’ll never have to say “Sales were great, but we lost money” after completing this basic costing program. Reduce the risks in apparel and related accessories manufacturing by learning how to cost out a product correctly. Course emphasizes the importance of establishing prices that customers are willing to pay while reducing financial...
Thursday Mar 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
Learn the entire fashion merchandising ""Go-to-Market"" process in this intensive program on making and/or buying goods that excite today's customer and generate sales. Merchandising is all about having the right products in a seductive setting be it in-store, print or online at a price your target customer is willing to pay. it's time to start...
Saturday Mar 21st, 9:30am - 4:30pm(2 sessions)
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