5 Differences Between Wholesale Clothing and Private Label Clothing

The Amazon Effect tells the story of Amazon Fashion, a strong competitor in retail grabbing as much as 4% of all U.S. retail sales in 2017. As an online shop owner, brick-and-mortar boutique owner, or fashion entrepreneur, it’s wise to plan out a solid retail strategy that will make your business sustainable for years to come in spite of challenges like Amazon Fashion.

In Fashion Entrepreneurship, Design Your Business

Case Study: Boutique Owner Transitions From Wholesale to Starting a Clothing Brand

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In Maker Spotlight, Design Your Business, Apparel Manufacturing Tools

Manufacturing Your Private Label clothing line: Collaboration or Solo Operation?


In Fashion Entrepreneurship, Working with Your Manufacturer, Design Your Business

MakersValley 2.0: A Better Way to Build a Fashion Brand

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In Democratize Manufacturing, Life in MakersValley, Ask MakersValley

6 Hacks to Start Your Own Clothing Line with No Money


It’s the new year and one of your goals is to finally start your own clothing line. If you and your wallet are still recovering from the holidays, lucky for you, it’s 2018 and there’s plenty of free fashion designing apps available to help you start your own clothing line with no money. Check them out below.

In Fashion Entrepreneurship, Design Your Business

How to Protect Your Fashion Designs from Copycats

Intellectual property theft happens – even in fashion design. From the Kardashians keeping up a little too closely with indie streetwear designers, to cautionary tales from creatives who’ve partnered with clothes manufacturers abroad only to find their garments on Amazon for cheaper, there’s no shortage of frustrating stories.

In Challenges in the Fashion Industry, Fashion