Have you dreamed of taking your fashion idea to market? Our Made in LA program is designed to give Los Angeles-based fashionistas the tools to make their dreams a reality. Each of the 6-sessions in the program are 2 hours long and will be taught by experienced professionals and designers from the industry. These experts will provide you with the tools, insights and step-by-step guidance for you to develop a cohesive business plan.
Let’s Build Your Story
Planning your fashion business – lets build your business’ story, let’s go over the steps of building a business, the requirements to start, grow and expand your business. Its not only the creative part of the business is where the revenue will come from. Let’s plan for success.
Plan out your brand position through market research, build and review your brand mood & tone. Branding starts wth you and your business will be reflexion of you, let’s work together to identify the key points that makes your brand unique and your potential niche market.
The Legal Side of the Business
Start your business with the licenses and permits required. This session will go over the Legal Side of your business: learn about licenses, permits, RN numbers, certifications & Contractors. Do you need an LLC or you can start with a DBA? Is a Corporation S or C will make sense.
Manufacturing & Production
Fashion Manufacturing & Production. Join us for a unique webinar on understanding the different type of fashion manufacturing. From micro manufacturers to international locations. What makes sense for you, what are the steps to be successful and risks of each type.
Positioning Your Brand & How to Sell
We can have the most beautiful fashion pieces, we can be super happy of what we design and produce and now comes reality. Where you going to sell it. We are going to walk you through positioning your Brand for success, how to sell wholesale & retail in these changing times.
Ready to Go to Market
Let’s get ready to go to market! Reviewing advertising, marketing, sales & distribution. The important part of business, your revenue model, where is the income coming from and can our business succeed with our strategy.
Classes are every Thursday evening for 6 consecutive weeks
January 19 – February 23
April 13 – May 18
July 13 – August 17
October 12 – November 16