Tips For Starting Your Personal Clothing Line

Tips For Starting Your Personal Clothing Line

At times you check out those designer dresses, then their cost tags, and feel “The dress has to have cost the designer considerably significantly less than what he/she is demanding. Apparently, this small business offers huge profit margins, why not initiate my own clothing line?” Chances are that the concept of starting your personal clothing line should have crossed your thoughts at some point of time and that is not a terrible notion at all, especially when you have got some aesthetic sense and if you are typically having the admiration for the dressing sense from the individuals around you. However, starting a clothing line is not as simple as it may sound. True that at the end of the day, it’s just designing some clothes and getting hold of a place to display these dresses. In reality, you have to do a lot of planning, financing and hard work to establish yourself as a renowned business.

Initial Planning:

As with any other business, the clothing business needs lots of research and planning. Keeping in mind that this is not really a unique business idea and numerous people have tried their luck in dress designing business but just a few of them managed to make it big. Note that those who make it big are not necessarily the best dress designers of all, they are actually good designers having very good business and marketing sense. This means dress designing is only half of what you need to own a successful …

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Starting a Clothing Line - What Was I Thinking?

Starting a Clothing Line – What Was I Thinking?

About 5 years ago I was feeling more than a little restless. I was 6 years out of college and had been in the same job for all of those. I enjoyed what I was doing, but I felt I wasn’t truly pursuing what I was passionate about. Two things were nagging at me in the back of my mind; I wanted to start my own business, and I wanted it to be fashion related.

I threw around a series of ideas with my soon to be business partner, and all of them kept coming back to “we should start our brand”. Sure, why wouldn’t a couple of wet-behind-the-ears 27-year-old with zero fashion industry experience start a brand? It’s the most natural thing, right? We didn’t take any business classes in college, but I’m pretty sure that “start a business in an arena you know nothing about” isn’t one of the keystone messages. The idea was purely ridiculous and nearly impossible. So naturally, we knew we would do it.

Headaches, Heartaches, and Exhilaration

If you’ve ever thought about challenging yourself with a nearly impossible goal, you know the nagging sensation that occurs when you try to ignore it. It will creep back into your mind time after time until you are forced to reckon with it. This isn’t limited to business ventures by any means. In day to day life, we challenge ourselves to try new experiences, make new friends, eat new food, lose more weight, or gain muscle; it’s …

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