There are many events available to those in the fashion industry, ranging from fashion shows to trade shows to showcases. Events like these are great opportunities for new fashion designers to network, learn more about the fashion industry, meet fashion buyers from major department stores and boutiques, and eat some great food. Here is a list of 9 fashion events (located in the United States) in the 2019/2020 year.
If you sell clothes using an Amazon, Shopify, or Etsy shop, you have the ability to collect positive customer reviews of your products and service and use those reviews to promote your fashion brand. However, this also leaves you open to the possibility of receiving negative reviews.
The U.S Small Business Administration states that 30% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 50% during the first five years, and 66% during the first 10. The SBA goes on to state that only 25% make it to 15 years or more.
Creating a Quality Shirt to Sell Italian-made shirts have come down the runways of Gucci, Versace, and other luxury clothing lines since they began. The Made in Italy reputation for quality makes these shirts beautiful works of craftsmanship, as well as design genius.
Working for yourself sounds great, but entrepreneurship is no easy business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, about 1 in 12 small businesses close every year. While the reasons for most of the closures have shifted from the sales-driven to the personal, beginning your own fashion brand will always pose a certain risk. However, with risk comes reward, and if you’ve always dreamed of designing your own collection and starting a clothing line, you should plan for success by knowing and avoiding the most common mistakes that fashion entrepreneurs make.