Starting Your Own Fashion Label

Students on Starting Your Own Fashion Label course

Starting Your Own Fashion Label 

Students on Starting Your Own Fashion Label course

Starting Your Own Fashion Label 

'How to set up & run a fashion label' by Toby Meadows, leader of Starting Your Own Fashion Label course

'How to set up & run a fashion label' by Toby Meadows, leader of Starting Your Own Fashion Label course

Toby Meadows, leader of Starting Your Own Fashion Label course

Toby Meadows, leader of Starting Your Own Fashion Label course

Fashion Business Creation

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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.

Description

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 starting a fashion label short 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. You will also receive a copy of Toby's book 'How to Set up & Run a Fashion Label'.

The course includes:

  • How to be your own boss
  • Business structure
  • Ways to get your own venture started
  • Running a fashion business in practice
  • Structuring your business plan
  • Product and image development
  • Understanding the fashion year plan
  • Designing and sampling a collection through to production
  • Sourcing fabrics
  • Working with manufacturers
  • Costings and pricing
  • VAT
  • Understanding profit and loss and cash flow for a fashion business
  • How to sell your collection to stores (eg. trade exhibitions)
  • Marketing and promotion

Level:

Intermediate. To fully benefit from this course you should have experience of the fashion industry or attended our 'Essential Guide to the Fashion Business' short course. You should come to the course prepared to discuss your potential business idea.

Booking:

Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Testimonials:

"Toby’s lectures were animated with lots of stories and experiences." 

"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."

"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."

“What truly set this course apart is Toby's fresh, open and honest insights as well as the personal and transparent stories”

“Very good - I thought linking it to each person's small business was excellent”

“Toby is so articulate and engaging”

 





Tutor information

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.


Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notebook and pen

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
05/01/2017 - 08/01/2017Thursday - Sunday10:00 - 16:304 Days£475Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
20/03/2017 - 23/03/2017Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:304 Days£475Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
13/06/2017 - 16/06/2017Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 16:305 Days£475Available High Holborn - WC1V Add to Basket
01/08/2017 - 04/08/2017Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 16:304 Days£475Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
12/09/2017 - 15/09/2017Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 16:304 Days£475Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket