Traditional wholesale manufacturing poses certain challenges for fashion designers and boutique owners. Wholesale manufacturers can change their prices on boutiques suddenly, resell original designs to other boutique owners for less, or shutter their doors altogether, leaving you and your customers at a loss for your favorite products.
"It's mind-blowing to me that I can take an idea for a piece of clothing, package it up into documentation that can be shared with MakersValley electronically accompanied with physical samples, which they use to make it. And just a few months later, with very little back and forth in between, I receive a quality piece of manufactured clothing in return and at a reasonable cost too."
Amalfi Love is the Resort 18 Collection made by the Puerto Rican fashion designer Ana María Mariana. We were able to be part of the presentation of her resort line and it was an amazing experience! #MadeinPuertoRico
Take a look at Angel’s journey to success. He went from a boy who loved sneakers to creating his own clothing brand and making what once was just a dream, a reality.
What are the odds of making it in the fashion industry in the US? What are the odds when you're originally being from Kenya? If you thought impossible, think again, because Ishmael did!
He embarked on a journey to the United States to play basketball and ended up becoming a fashion entrepreneur. He created the MUDAXpro reversible athletic outerwear jacket which will soon be featured on Kickstarter and Shark Tank. Talk about a success story!
The Bring Puerto Rican Designs To Life event, presented by MakersValley on May 4, 2017, at La Social, in Condado was a night to remember!
Local fashion designers, style influencers, the press, entrepreneurs and fashion experts, were part of this magnificent event in which MakersValley presented the opportunity to connect directly with Italian manufacturers to local fashion entrepreneurs to jump start their own brands.