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Fund Your Clothing Line
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How Fashion Designs are Manufactured

How Fashion Designs are Manufactured As you know, there are a number of essential steps between ideation and clothing production. Regardless of your expertise in the industry, understanding what goes on…

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LGBT Equality Fashion Week
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NiK Kacy invites YOU to LA’s LGBT Equality Fashion Week

NiK Kacy is the Creator and Executive Producer of Equality Fashion Week, the 1st LGBTQ+- focused Fashion Week in LA. They are also the Founder and President of NiK Kacy…

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Branding Your Business Online
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Your Personal and Professional Brand Matters

Part of being a successful entrepreneur is having the skill set of a successful leader. Strong, effective leadership is integral to both individual and company success. In alignment with our dedication to creating content centered around fashion news, inspiration,…

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Materials for Clothing Manufacturers
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China Tariffs: Is “Made in China” on its Way Out in Fashion?

The Huge Trade Disruption Between China & the US That No One Anticipated Chinese and American businesses both woke up on May 10, 2019 like any other day of the…

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Latest Trends in Fashion Industry
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How to Bootstrap Your Fashion Line From Your 9-5

When we surveyed our community, we found that most future fashion entrepreneurs are planning to fund their first collection through their 9-5. 43% of our respondents are dutifully saving up…

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Latest Spring Fashion Trends
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Where do first-time designers & entrepreneurs stand? [INFOGRAPHIC]

We asked over 7000 first-time designers and entrepreneurs about how they’re approaching their first collection. How do they plan to fund their line, what their timeline is, what keeps them…

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Fund Your Clothing Line
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Funding Your Clothing Line with Crowdsourcing Part 2: Your Target Market

Shannon Lohr, the founder of Factory 45, knows a little something about funding fashion lines. Shannon and Factory 45 work hard every day to help new and established designers launch…

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Fund Your Clothing Line With Crowdsourcing
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Fund Your Clothing Line With Crowdsourcing Part 1

Shannon Lohr, the founder of Factory 45, knows a little something about funding fashion lines. Shannon and Factory 45 work hard every day to help new and established designers launch…

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How to communicate with fabric vendors like a pro
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How to Communicate with Fabric Vendors like a Pro

Previously we talked about choosing fabric sourcing vendors and determining your fabric cost so you can create a realistic fabric budget that will optimize profit. Now it is time to start establishing…

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