Elaborating your collection: how many styles should you include?


The structure of a collection is very important. The number of styles included in a collection and the number of pieces produced have to be seriously thought through. So how many styles should your collection include? And how many pieces … Continue reading

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How to market your collection?


 Once your collection has been created and produced, one of the most important steps is to market it. Selling your collection will help your brand expand its reputation, get money to start a new collection and help your brand stay … Continue reading

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How to make a moodboard


The models of a collection have to be harmonious with one another, match each other, in order trop create a logical and uniform collection. Each model is usually the product of an original, trendy (not to say groundbreaking) source of … Continue reading

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2017 French fashion events calendar


Every year, the fashion calendar is rythmed with two types of events: brands presenting their new collections to potential buyers, and B2B events to make fashion professionals meet with one another. Here are the different events in France where it … Continue reading

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How to optimize your logistic costs?


In the process of creating a collection, you might have to work with manufacturers abroad. You might even have to be delivered products from another country. In that case, what are the different means of transportation you can use? What’s … Continue reading

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Free-lance pattern maker or product development agency?


Designers put their ideas on paper. Those ideas are then set to real dimensions by a pattern maker. The pattern maker makes a collection come alive by creating patterns. When working with a pattern maker, you need to ask yourself … Continue reading

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How to create a collection plan


The collection plan is a document gathering all the essential information related to a fashion collection. What’s in a collection plan? The collection plan will be given to all those directly related to the collection development. It has to be … Continue reading

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Where to find material suppliers?


Before throwing yourself into the whole collection creation process, you have to decide what fabrics you’re going to use: fabrics, linings, details, but also supplies like ornaments, buttons, zippers, etc. To create a good quality collection, you have to use … Continue reading

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The main steps for the creation of a ready to wear collection


Creating a ready-to-wear collection goes through a specific process. Every single step is clearly defined, and must be done by fashion professionals who will provide quality work. Here are the different steps to create a ready-to-wear collection.   Analysis of … Continue reading

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How to choose a manufacturer?


Manufacturers are essential actors in the making of a ready to wear collection: each manufacturer has a specific know-how (tailor, flou, knitwear, corsetry, etc.). According to the type of pieces you want to produce, you’ll have to choose the adapted … Continue reading

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