Offshore manufacturing vs local manufacturing: What is the right manufacturing location for your brand?
Before embarking on production for your fashion start-up, you will no doubt research the differences between manufacturing locally or offshore. Costs will surely be at the forefront of your mind, but there are so many other things to consider.
There is a new wave of networking and community building events taking place all around us. Events that focus on the overall experience and longer lasting benefits on our life. The latest one to emerge is The Collective conference retreat - an all-inclusive, tech-free, retreat-style conference, where communities are forged and experiences created.
The Collective is the first all-inclusive, tech-free, retreat-style conference in Europe, that aims to forge communities and create experiences.
For any budding fashion entrepreneurs, podcasts are essential listening. Whether you want to teach yourself a new business skill (saving the money you might have paid for a course), or you're just in search of a bit of inspiration, we can promise there is a podcast out there for you.
Sandra Battistel is an eyewear designer with more than 20 years of experience. She is also the editor of eyewear blog, EyeSpectacle where she shares her ideas and thoughts on eyewear, and celebrates independent brands. Here, she shares her excitement about an innovative solution for getting glasses to have the 'perfect fit'.
For those of you who sell online or are planning on doing so, we spoke to the people behind easy-to-implement eCommerce system, ShopRocket to find out more about what they do, and how they can help fashion start-ups.