Students will acquire all the necessary knowledge to launch a successful clothing line; from creating the concept of a legal corporation to understanding financial information in order to create a profitable business. The class goes over selecting the clothing category to go in, price point and market niche, all the way to designing, manufacturing, selling, and distributing the garments or accessories.
They will be able to understand the structure of a fashion company and job description of each position as well as tasks and responsibilities. Students will learn how to create a sellable collection and most importantly, how to produce it — from samples to ordering fabrics, and style selections.
Students will be walked through the whole process of how to market and sell their line wholesale or retail, and how to enter into major industry trade shows.
The course also includes a resource guide for finding pattern makers, grading services, sample rooms, and factories in Miami that work with start-up designers that will help you to start selling your designs as soon as possible.
Supported literature included. Certification of completion included.
Certification of completion included. After registration, students will get a supplies list.