After designing your fashion line, you have to determine what fabric to use. It is important to consider which materials best suit the designs in your clothing line. Each material you will use affects the final product’s feel, consistency, and look.
It’s common for fashion businesses to label themselves “high-end”. What’s less common, however, is for an apparel brand to produce clothing that’s high quality, message their brand as luxury, and sell their products at a high-end price point. It’s not enough to simply claim the title of “high-end”. Your brand must truly embody luxury level values in every thing – from conscientiously-sourced materials, to artisan-level production, to marketing and price point.
The Italian summer holiday, or ferragosto, is a public holiday celebrated in Italy on August 15th. Ferragosto is the height of the Italian vacation season. Millions of Italians take their annual vacations in the two weeks before or after August 15, meaning highways, airports, train stations, and beaches will be packed as many Italians take this time to go on family vacations to the seaside, so as not to take this special time for granted.
Another month, and we’re stoked to announce – ANOTHER MakersValley Platform release! We’re making it easier than ever now to manage your clothing manufacturing project online. Last release, you learned about how we streamlined sharing images from your Timeline with your followers on social media. This release, we’re giving you the ability to share even more. Let’s jump into it.
Starting your own clothing line is exciting! But if you’ve never done it before, knowing how to get from point A to point B can be confusing and overwhelming. One of the first things you’ll need to do to start selling your own clothing line is to find a manufacturer who can make your designs at a cost that you can afford and in a quantity that you can actually sell to customers.
As an e-commerce shop owner or the owner of your own brick & mortar boutique, these coming months may present a turning point for your fashion business’s supply chain. The trade war between China and the United States is just revving up, and from farmers to automakers, no industry is guaranteed safety.
What Do Fabrics and Fibers Mean in the Fashion Industry? Fabric is a term you'll encounter a lot in the fashion industry. If I ask you to tell me what fabrics are, you will say, "Easy, it's what we use to make a garment, right?" What if I ask you to tell me what a fiber is, or to tell me the difference between a fabric and a fiber. Would you be able to answer that? Read on, and we'll review the difference between fabrics and fibers.