Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Luxury Brands

Luxury Fashion Buying and Merchandising Course

Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Luxury Brands

Luxury Fashion Buying and Merchandising Course

Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Luxury Brands

Luxury Fashion Buying and Merchandising Course

Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Luxury Brands

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Have you always been interested in pursuing a career within Luxury fashion? This course will immerse you in the world of luxury fashion and what it means to be in the luxury Buying and Merchandising team; planning, strategizing and selecting luxury product...

Taught by: Rosie Croft.

Description

Have you always been interested in pursuing a career within Luxury fashion? This course will immerse you in the world of luxury fashion and what it means to be in the luxury Buying and Merchandising team; planning, strategizing and selecting luxury product. 
 
With a focus on branded buying you will learn how planning differs between a multi-brand department store and small luxury boutique, you will also touch on the inner workings of a luxury brand and how the Buying and Merchandising role differs here. 
 
Through the use of up-to-date case studies, lectures and workshops this course will explore the more complex aspects of planning for a luxury fashion department and the concept of luxury as a whole.

The course will include: 

  • The role of the luxury 'fashion planner’.
  • Preparation pre planning 
  • Understanding your customer - buying from the catwalk 
  • Range Planning 
  • Sales analysis 
  • Profit and margin control 
  • Emerging Markets
  • The impact of new technology 
  • SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) preparation 
  • Research Methods 
  • Creating Budgets 
  • Applying Budgets 
  • KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) 
  • WSSI (Weekly Stock & Sales Intake) 
  • OTB (Open to Buy) 
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Fashion and Buying cycle

On the first day please bring along with you a luxury magazine and be prepared to talk about the publication and why you have chosen that particular title in relation to this course and the buying role.

The projects you'll be asked to undertake involve mathematical formulae and therefore it's essential you have an understanding of maths to GCSE level C or equivalent.


Level:

Intermediate. This course is one of the second levels in the series of our 'Fashion Buying & Merchandising' short courses. It is suitable for anyone wishing to pursue a career in Fashion Planning, those who are entry level within the industry or those just expressing an interest in fashion.

Beginner Level
Intermediate Level Advanced Level
Introduction to Fashion Buying and MerchandisingFashion Buying and Merchandising: Buying TechniquesFashion Buying and Merchandising: Advanced
Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Merchandising Techniques 
Fashion Buying & Merchandising: Intensive

  Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Luxury Brands 
 Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Further Skills 

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.

Tutor information

Rosie Croft has over a decade of industry experience in luxury buying and merchandising, working across the high street, contemporary and luxury sectors and dealing with internationally recognised brands. Rosie has extensive experience in buying and merchandising for large multi-brand department stores along with small luxury boutiques and e-commerce websites. This experience gives her a wealth of knowledge across the sector and makes her a leading lecturer in the field. Outside her career in buying and merchandising Rosie is a freelance stylist and personal shopper, working with private clients across the globe.


Materials

Notepad and pen, pocket calculator, smart phone with camera

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
26/01/2017 - 16/02/2017Thursday18:30 - 21:004 Weeks£325Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
27/04/2017 - 18/05/2017Thursday18:30 - 21:004 Weeks£325Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
06/07/2017 - 07/07/2017Thursday - Friday10:00 - 16:002 Days£325Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
07/09/2017 - 08/09/2017Thursday - Friday10:00 - 17:002 Days£325On Hold John Prince's St - W1G