Starting your very own Fashion Business? Let AIBI help you address the details with our Business of Fashion Seminar series!
Part 1: Laying the Groundwork
Launching a Fashion Business can be a difficult road for entrepreneurs. This seminar series walks through how to build the structure for a Fashion and Apparel business.
Part 2: Production Basics
Taking your line from a concept to a physical garment involves a lot of steps, and sometimes many hands.
Get the insider's view on subjects like materials knowledge, quality control, and working with a pattern maker.
June 10-12, 2021
Tickets available below!
Part 3: Sales and Marketing
Once you have your product in hand, how do you get it into your customers' hands? Join our guest experts as we explore various current communication approaches and sales platforms.
August 5-7, 2021
Business of Fashion: Production Basics
Communicating your garments in a clear and concise manner can keep your production process flowing smoothly. In this session, we'll go over the necessary parts of your "tech pack" and what information needs to be on them.
What fabric is going to work best for a jacket? wool coating or a ponte knit? Will it need interfacing? What's a jobber? In this session, we'll talk about troubleshooting your materials needs and where to go when shopping for your fabric.
Building a loyal customer base may depend on the level of consistent quality that you provide. In this session, we'll talk Quality Control check points, tolerance, Points of Measure, and who's responsible for what.
If you don't have a handle on your costs, you might be pricing yourself out of business. In this session, we'll cover what it's really costing you to produce your garments (and what you should be charging your customers).