How to Start Your Own Fashion Label


$299 Limited GST free / $¤,149.50 / $¤,239.20 / $¤,269.10
How to Start Your Own Fashion Label

<p>Learn how to start your own fashion label in Sydney.</p><p>The aim of this course is to teach students how to go about setting up their own clothing fashion labels. They will gain an understanding


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Course description

Learn how to start your own fashion label in Sydney.

The aim of this course is to teach students how to go about setting up their own clothing fashion labels. They will gain an understanding of the design and production processes. How to source the correct types of manufacturers and suppliers. Marketing and selling of fashion products will also be covered.

If you want to learn How to Start Your Own Fashion Label in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Course content

During this course the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Due to the variable nature of Adult Education classes, parts of the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

  • The basics of setting up a business – business name registration, website registration, other legal requirements
  • The design process
  • How to source fabrics and trims
  • The production process
  • How to source manufacturers
  • Selling within the fashion industry
  • Marketing

By the end of this course you will:

  • have gained an overview into how to set up their own fashion business and know the basics of the legal requirements that must be followed
  • know how to source fabrics, trims, accessories, suppliers and manufacturers to suit their specific needs
  • know how to market within the fashion industry and how to sell within the industry
Please bring to class
  • A notepad and pen, tablet or a laptop

Discounts for SCC students are available with the following retailers:

  • 10% discount at Dans Art Design – enter code ‘SCC’ at the checkout.

The link to the Website is DansArtDesign

  • Tilly’s Art Supplies in Rozelle, 10% off
  • Art On King Art Supplies in Newtown, 10% off
  • Eckersley’s Art Supplies in York Street, 10% off
About Your Tutor

Sophie Nixon is an influential fashion designer with a long working history behind the scenes for Australia’s top international designer fashion brands such as Sass & Bide, Dion Lee, Bec & Bridge and Willow.

For nearly six years from 2007, Sophie was the ready to wear and event designer for the iconic sass & bide label, designing over 30 collections with creative director, Heidi Middleton including two international catwalk shows each year in New York and London. During this time the sass & bide business grew into the mega successful brand it is today while maintaining its unique, creative expression and cult following.

Since moving on Sophie has formed a consultancy offering design services to luxury brands, emerging designers and the commercial market. She is known to have a credible handle on progressive, intelligent design, a colourful approach to fashion and a stronghold on the realities of running a fashion business. Based in Sydney, she is travels frequently to London, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai and India for research, inspiration and manufacturing.

Sophie is broadly knowledgeable about the fashion industry with experience as a designer spanning more than a decade. She specializes in high-end garment design, embellishment, textile print, creative range direction and project management.

Sophie is an honors graduate in Fashion and Textiles and a recipient of the alumni award for industry excellence from the University of Technology in Sydney.

Feedback from past students

"The tutor was great. So generous with information and knowledge for anyone wanting to professionally enter the industry."

"The tutor’s knowledge and experience shows through easily. They were very patient with everyone’s varying needs."

"Very helpful, approachable, easy to talk to, gave us very useful information, and lots of contacts. Thank you!"

"The tutor was very professional and enthusiastic about sharing knowledge, giving very valuable insight into what seems a rather daunting and “secretive” industry!"

"Our tutor was very friendly, approachable and a wealth of knowledge. All information was provided in a very well organised/structure way, and
was easy to understand."

"I really enjoyed the course, the venue was convenient and the teacher was great- very knowledgeable."

"Surpassed my expectations. The tutor shared amazing industry experience, delivered a thorough curriculum and managed to provide one-on-one mentoring to everyone – all in four weeks!"

"Has given me the knowledge and inspiration to take the next step in my plans to start a fashion business."

"Very informative teacher – great insights.. The tutor shared insightful and useful information. A valuable insight into the fashion industry!"

"The information that was shared was insightful and could only be gain over years of experience within it which the tutor obviously has. This save us time and years finding out all pro and cons of the industry!"

"The course was excellent.... Sophie gave us a terrific course. She has such a wealth of knowledge and was generous in passing that on to us. Sophie is an excellent presenter too. I highly recommend the course."

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