18 and older
This 2 1/2-hour workshop is very thorough and intense, but a fun place to network, meet, and learn. You will gain knowledge on all aspects of starting a fashion line based on First Hand experience from someone who has actually done what they teach. In fact, you are not likely to find all of this information in any one place.
M SHOP began as a fierce NYC boutique for emerging designers dressing countless A-listers. And also designed our own clothing, thus we provide FIRST HAND expertise on going from an idea to selling your collection at the hottest shops!
Manufacturing Specialists, our founder alone has 25 years of experience in the NYC Fashion Industry. We also conduct the How To Manufacture/Mass Produce Your Clothing + Accessories Lines Workshop for understanding mass producing your line as the sequel to 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!
Certificate of completion provided.
NO recording devices permitted. M SHOP Copyright.