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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Fashion Business Manuel

How to Start a Clothing Design Company

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Starting a clothing design company requires writing a business plan to show potential investors and lenders, and it also involves having many fashion shows to gain exposure for the line. Start up a clothing line from scratch with advice from a successful fashion designer in this free video on fashion jobs.

Read more: How to Start a Clothing Design Company: Fashion Design Careers |

BoF Fashion Pioneers | Jefferson Hack in conversation with Imran Amed

Jefferson Hack in conversation with Imran Amed at Sanderson Hotel, London on 29th April 2010

Weathering the Storm: Retail Solutions for All Seasons

Robert Burke discusses the future of the fashion business at Columbia Business School's 3rd Annual Conference, Weathering the Storm: Retail Solutions for All Seasons.

Fast Life, Slow Fashion: A New Theory of Fashion

Is fashion getting less flash and more substance? As sustainable production becomes a global concern, emerging vogues might tend more to simplicity.

In an effort to reinvigorate a tactile consumer experience, innovative designers are developing slow clothing built to last and ethically manufactured with a thoughtful approach to the creative process.

A panel of experts explores the complexities and sustainability of fast life and fast fashion in the 21st century - The New School

Higlight of the STIR Lecture; Business Of Fashion.

Higlight of the STIR lecture; Business Of Fashion. Design London was pleased to announce its first fashion STIR Lecture, in conversation with Harold Tillman, one of the most experienced businessmen in fashion, Chairman of British Fashion Council and Owner of Jaeger and Alders. In a rare one-on-one conversation, Tillman spoke at length about his rich experience and substantial contribution to the UK fashion business, how fashion entrepreneurs and business leaders can exploit the current economic downturn to gain competitive share, transform their market position, and bring excitement and inspiration not only to the catwalk but to the businesss bottom line. For more information including full lenght videos visit

Fashion and Business with Marc Ecko and Xavier Court

Marc Ecko (Marc Ecko Enterprises) and Xavier Court debate the future of fashion and business in this discussion at Digital Life and Design in Munich.

Moderated by Susan Remke, the debate takes on the issues of recession and the economic bailout.

Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics

Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics is owned by Bob and Suzan Steinberg. This father and daughter team are the third and fourth generations in the fabric industry in the state of California! Their well-stocked popular Berkeley store is the product of 90 YEARS of independent innovation and tradition.

It's all too obvious that there are fewer and fewer good independent stores of any kind -- especially in the fabric business. Twenty years ago there were many small fabric stores in every community, and now there are few left.

The Sewing Workshop

The Sewing Workshop has been serving San Francisco's arts community for over 20 years. TSW offers classes ranging in subject from beginning sewing to jewelry construction to corsetry to home decoration to dyeing techniques. Please, take a moment to peruse our current class offerings and experienced instructors to see what interests you! Now is perfect time to learn a new creative skill, brush up on a 'forgotten' one, and come together in the supportive arts community.

Sew-it-All San Francisco Studio

Sew-it-All San Francisco Studio is your sewing Studio for private sewing lessons, sewing classes and custom sewing. And Alicia Pucci is the teacher you will adore. Alicia believes learning to sew is a skill that can be fully accomplished by anyone, with some proper instruction. Sew-it-All Studio offers a variety of classes from private one-on-one lessons, small group classes & specialty classes, and Community Education classes. Enroll anytime.

Apparel Arts, a San Francisco Fashion Design School

Apparel Arts, a San Francisco Fashion Design School offers courses in patternmaking, fashion design, construction, illustration, draping, design principles, grading, textiles, business seminars, tailoring, fit, couture sewing, fabric manipulation and more.

At Apparel Arts, a San Francisco Fashion Design School, we teach students to become industry-proficient in clothing design, pattern making, construction, manufacturing and production.

Orientation Dates

Monday, January 24, 2011, 10:00 am
Saturday, February 19, 2011, 12:45 pm
Saturday, March 26, 2011, 12:45 pm