Starting Your Own Fashion Label 1 - Dubai
Have you decided you are ready to start your own fashion business? So what are your next steps? This dynamic course is delivered by the consultant and business owner Toby Meadows, who developed the course to support fashion entrepreneurs in their journey to becoming fashion business owners...
Taught by: Toby Meadows.
Have you decided you are ready to start your own fashion business? So what are your next steps? This dynamic course is delivered by the consultant and business owner Toby Meadows, who developed the course to support fashion entrepreneurs in their journey to becoming fashion business owners. This essential course will answer all your questions and give you a clear idea of what you need to be thinking about, and the preparation and planning involved in making your business successful.
The course will include:
- Advantages and disadvantages of being your own boss
- Business structure
- Methods of starting your own operation
- Practical aspects of running a fashion business
- The structure of your business plan
- Your product and image development
- Understanding the fashion year plan
- The process of designing and sampling a collection through to production
- Sourcing fabrics
- Working with manufacturers
- Costings and pricing
- Understanding profit and loss and cash flow for a fashion business
- Methods of selling your collection to stores e.g. trade exhibitions
- Marketing and promotion
You will also receive a copy of Toby Meadows' book once on the course.
Beginners/Intermediate (Please come to the course prepared to discuss your business idea)
You will receive a 'Certificate of Short Course Attendance' from London College of Fashion.
£925 (AED 4330* *based on current exchange rate)
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have a better understanding of what I need to know and what I need to figure out now." Moira, Dubai
"Toby is excellent, with real world and current examples of fashion making it relevant for students from Middle East and Africa." Zainab, Dubai
"Tutor was very patient with us, makes sure everyone understands and is very friendly and approachable." Aisha Abuja, Nigeria
"Starting your own fashion label Brilliant! Definitely value for money, very honest and insightful." Charmaine, Dubai
"Toby’s lectures were animated with lots of stories and experiences." Ruba, Jeddah
"Excellent course, well presented and at a good pace. The content was really useful and complimented a lot of my research. It also went a lot further by teaching me the good aspects/pitfalls for a start-up that I hadn't even considered yet. Definitely recommend." Alex, UK
"Loved the course content and Toby is a great teacher full of loads of info, really life scenarios etc. I felt I could relate to all the course content and learnt alot." Verity, New Zealand
“What truly set this course apart is Toby's fresh, open and honest insights as well as the personal and transparent stories” Rory, London
“Very good - I thought linking it to each person's small business was excellent” Amal, Dubai
“Toby is so articulate and engaging” Clemmie, Doha
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Toby Meadows is the author of bestseller 'How to Set up & Run a Fashion Label'. He is the founder and director of Three's Company Creative Consultancy, a collective of fashion professionals providing creative and business services to the fashion industry, as well as a director of the London based womenswear designer label Belle & Bunty. As well as consulting to many of small to medium size fashion enterprises, Toby has worked with some of the world's largest and most recognisable fashion business from Zara and Topshop to high end labels Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Christian Dior, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood. He currently acts as a consultant to the Centre for Fashion Enterprise working with the next generation of highly talented emerging designers.
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
- Paper and pen
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