Introduction to Starting Your Own Fashion Label

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Im the founder and designer of Lower East Side-based Assembly New York . I launched my menswear line in 2009 and presented my first womenswear collection at Milk Studios for NYFW in 2012. As a self-taught designer everything I know about starting and running my own fashion label I learned by doing. Hindsight is 20/20 and in this class Im going to teach you the fundamentals I wish I had access to earlier. What Youll Learn One of the most crucial lessons I learned over the past 5 years is that knowing what youre talking about - whether to potential partners buyers investors - makes all the difference in your success. Here are the fundamentals well cover: Establishing Your Niche Market. Most small startups cannot even finance an entire collection deciding what categories or articles you will focus on will offer legible and fiscally realistic goals. Staring out with a wide net is a plan for difficult challenges everything you may “catch” is a new unplanned for moving part you are now accountable for. Best to start with spearfishing and select your targets