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Short Course

Starting your own Fashion Label Online Short Course

College
London College of Fashion

Starting your own Fashion Label is a dynamic course 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.

Course 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.

All our Online Short Courses include:

  • Live online lessons with the same tutors
  • The same course content and learning outcomes
  • Lesson recordings, for review
  • Access to VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 2 weeks online access
  • Certificate upon completion

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.

Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.

Available dates

Enquire about this course and we will contact you when new dates are published.

Details

Topics covered

  • 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

Materials

Online short course materials

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended. The built-in microphone in your device would also be fine)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection - we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. You can test your network speed here - https://www.speedtest.net

Please bring for the first session:

  • notebook and pen
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