Tag: “fashion design program”
What the LA Textile Show Can Offer Start-Up Designers
It’s time for the bi-annual LA Textile Show! The Los Angeles International Textile Show, also known as the LA Textile Show is the most prominent fabric and manufacturing resource on the West Coast! This event takes place every March and October at the California Market [...]
January Textile Week in NYC is Back!
Textile week in NYC is back! Textile week happens twice a year in NYC, typically in January and July every year. If you are a new emerging fashion designer you won’t want to miss these shows!! From the latest trends in silhouettes, color and textiles, to [...]
8 Money-Saving Shopping Tips You MUST Know for the Holidays! #ShopSmartHolidays
It’s that time of year again – time to SHOP til you DROP! But you shouldn’t need to ‘drop’ a ton of cash in order to do so. I’m giving you my top 8 money-saving shopping tips you MUST know for this holiday season! For [...]
Natural Fibers: Fabric 101 for Fashion Designers Without Degrees
Fabric 101: Designing With Natural Fibers While fashion design requires many crucial components, fabric knowledge is the most fundamental part of the design process. The fabric is so important, that we often encourage our clients to choose their fabrics before sketching or sampling! As a [...]
American Manufacturing: Past, Present, & Future
There’s been a lot of talks lately about the rise of American manufacturing in the Fashion Industry. But what is really happening right now with American manufacturing and what’s to come for the future? Let’s take a closer look starting with what caused American manufacturing to [...]
12 Skills Needed to Become a Great Fashion Designer
I bet you’re wondering what it takes to become a great fashion designer! How can I be so sure? Well, because this is the #1 question I get asked. It comes up so frequently that I decided I wanted to really get into the nitty-gritty [...]
Is Consignment Worth it for a Small Startup Designer?
As a startup designer, a common issue is getting stores to place a buy with you. Often times boutiques are reluctant to take a chance on a new designer in fear of something going wrong, whether it’s late shipments or horrible sell through or worse! [...]
Must Attend Fabric Sourcing Shows in NYC!
In need of fabric suppliers that offer in stock, low minimum fabrics??? If you are a new emerging fashion designer you won’t want to miss these shows!! From the latest trends in silhouettes, color and textiles, to fabric sourcing and seminars- these shows have it ALL! [...]
Where To Find Clothing Manufacturing Companies in NYC!
Are you starting a fashion line in NYC? Looking for some great patternmakers? Want to find some local clothing manufacturing companies to produce your line? Come on our exclusive Fashion District Manufacturing Tour! This is a 6 hour tour that is designed to give you [...]