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Learn how to start your own fashion label with our textile & fashion short courses in Sydney!

Every fashion label started with humble beginnings, most iconic brands dominating the scene started as a small business with a single designer and a dream. Launching a brand is easier now than ever with eCommerce stores and online marketing booming, sometimes you just need a kick start to understand the business side of things so that your creative ideas can come to life, gain traction and your business can scale. This course is the place to start for any budding designer or business owner looking to capture the market and grow their brand.

This beginners course aims to help aspiring fashion students gain an understanding of the design and production processes that go into bringing a brand and a label to market. Taught by Sophie Nixon of Sass & Bide, learn how to source the correct types of manufacturers and suppliers, market your products and grow your brand organically with an industry professional. If you want to learn How to Start Your Own Fashion Label in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the basics of setting up a business to be legally recognized and ready to trade
  • know how to source fabrics, trims, accessories, suppliers and manufacturers to suit their specific needs
  • begin to develop ideas about how they can market their unique brand within the fashion industry
  • gained an overview of the legal minimums required to run a successful brand
  • understand the rise of eCommerce stores and how to create a product-market fit within the industry

What will be covered in this fashion course?

During this course, the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. The course style is conversational and encourages question asking and discussion.

Lesson 1: Business Basics

  • Business basics
  • The design process
  • Defining your product

Lesson 2: Sales

  • Sales channels
  • Financing your fashion business
  • Developing your marketing strategy
  • Legal requirements

Lesson 3: Marketing

  • Establish your goals
  • Identify your target market
  • Develop your pricing strategy
  • Choose your marketing channels
  • Plan your marketing budget

Lesson 4: Manufacturing

  • Growing your business
  • Scaling up and meeting demand
  • Establishing your operations
  • Manufacturing processes

Who is this fashion course for?

  • Anyone who is looking to start a fashion label
  • Students who are already in the fashion industry
  • Tailors, fashion designers, previous sewing courses and personal styling course students.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for How to Start Your Own Fashion Label Course

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for How to Start Your Own Fashion Label Course

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Great class with an experienced teacher - I highly recommend it.

  • said: The tutor is immensely well informed and knowledgeable about the topic and fashion industry.

  • said: The course has given me some directions and confidence in launching my label.

  • said: Sophie covered every aspect of the garment design and manufacturing processes which gave me further clarity on what and how I need to proceed with my ideas.

  • said: Exceptional teacher.

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