Building a fashion brand is hard and most people who undertake their own label can tell you they had no idea what they were getting into when they begun. To make it slightly easier we like to spread the wisdom. So here's our interview with the founder of Poplinen at a look behind navigating the supply chain and creating a brand that is based on ethical and sustainable practices as well as body inclusivity.
Building a brand is exciting and has lots of twists and turns. Step behind the scenes of ethical fashion brand Poppy Row to see how the Founder Crystal Row went from an idea (half naked in a bathroom) to launch to serve all sizes with modular staples that work for every facet of life.
It can be hard to spend money in the early days of your business. Every dollar counts and there are so many things that demand your money it can seem overwhelming. So hiring a business coach is just more money down the drain right? No. Do not underestimate the opportunity cost you are sacrificing by "saving a few dollars" verses investing now for bigger gains later. Here's 6 reasons you should hire a business coach for your fashion brand and a few coaches that might be good.
It costs a lot to start and grow a fashion brand, as a startup fashion business we know that all too well. As soon as you click publish on your website, everyone wants your money. But if you've been in the industry for a minute, odds are you have friends at other fashion brands, and we'd like to pay you for those connections. Introducing the THR3EFOLD Referral Program where you get paid for your network, read on.
Trying to build wholesale sales for your brand? Fashion trade shows can be an excellent way to do this, but be aware purchasing booth space in a trade show is not as easy as show up and start writing a million orders and watch your business boom. Like anything in life money isn't free, and as we are now in late June, trade show season is upon us, which means if you are going to participate, you need to pull the trigger now so you have enough time to successfully prepare. Here's the 5 ways to kill it at your next fashion trade show.
Ever wish you just had someone to tell you what to do to grow your brand? Ever catch yourself thinking, am I even doing this right? Does this look good? How long should I tease out our next collection?
In the early days of your fashion brand, the questions come fast and constant. It helps to have a business coach who's been there before you, with years of industry experience to warn you of pitfalls, guide you to best practices, and make introductions to the best people. Only problem is business coaches usually cost a pretty penny and on a startup budget that's hard to justify. Introducing THR3EFOLD's Coaching Club, affordable business coaching for your fashion brand. Here's 3 reasons business coaching will help you get to the next stage of your business.
We speak with brands everyday trying to grow their business so we've gotten pretty familiar with the struggles all brands face to go from launch to success. Since those struggles are all the same, we've created 4 powerful courses to give the best top-line strategy you need to quickly learn, execute, and grow your business. Which course is right for you?
When you start a fashion brand, you feel pulled in a million directions and it's easy to get "busy" rather than effective with your daily efforts to grow your business. To make it easier for you, we've narrowed down the key areas that drive your business growth so you can block out chunks of your day for the areas that will drive the best results for your business.
At THR3EFOLD we are passionate about building a fashion industry that positively impacts people and planet. So we love going behind the scenes of ethical fashion brands doing much more than just making beautiful clothes. Agaati celebrates women and their power to change the world. Their luxury designs focus on being responsible to our communities and the environment. Learn the ins and outs of building a brand with this behind the scenes look into this incredible brand!
Do you know that feeling you get when you are surrounded by your squad? That group of people who get your hustle, sees life the way you do, and are equipped to support you on your journey? Wouldn't it be great to come to work together everyday, supporting each other and collaborating as you all collectively work to change the world? Well it's high time you do something about it and Center for Social Innovation is providing just that. So we sat down with Community Animator, Allegra Gilfenbaum to learn more about their coworking space for social impact businesses in New York City. Check it out.