When we think about global marketplaces so many reference points come up, from manufacturing in India, to sourcing leather in Argentina, to selling at a boutique in Japan.
When it comes to business advice, there’s a lot of talk about creating something special. About how it’s important to find ways to stand out. And why you can’t just be another fashion brand or designer if you expect to have customers.
Change is scary for some people. That's understandable; when something is working, why change it? Why risk screwing everything up? Change has the potential to take all that you know and all that you’re comfortable with and totally flip it upside down.
As business owners we’re always looking for advice. That’s OK, it’s expected. And seeking advice shows that we are working hard to do the best job we can.
The launch. An important time for fashion designers. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Marketing, planning, financing…what do you do and when?
While speaking at an event in NYC called Fashion Founders, I was asked to share a piece of advice with the audience of both aspiring and growing fashion entrepreneurs sitting in front of me. This is pretty popular question to ask a speaker and the long li
I'm all about the New Fashion Business Model. Working with independent brands so closely has shown me what is possible when we take our ability to reach our goals solely into our own hands.
When something doesn’t work, it haunts me. I know this isn’t good. I can’t let failed attempts at things get to me. I should be better at just shaking it off and moving on. I’m trying, but I’m not 100% there yet.
There are few things that I hear over and over again, from designers who so badly want to grow their businesses but inadvertently are waiting for someone else to help them do that. So I’ve decided to call attention to them and I’m not going to sugar coat