Digital Textile Printing Training Courses

Starting Your Own Fashion Label : A Short Course At The London College Of Fashion


Have you decided you are ready to start your own fashion business?

So what are your next steps?

This dynamic course is delivered by the consultant and business owner Toby Meadows, who developed the course to support fashion entrepreneurs in their journey to becoming fashion business owners.

This starting a fashion label short course will answer all your questions and give you a clear idea of what you need to be thinking about, and the preparation and planning involved in making your business successful.

You will also receive a copy of Toby's book 'How to Set up & Run a Fashion Label'.

The course includes:

  • How to be your own boss

  • Business structure

  • Ways to get your own venture started

  • Running a fashion business in practice

  • Structuring your business plan

  • Product and image development

  • Understanding the fashion year plan

  • Designing and sampling a collection through to production

  • Sourcing fabrics

  • Working with manufacturers

  • Costings and pricing

  • VAT

  • Understanding profit and loss and cash flow for a fashion business

  • How to sell your collection to stores (eg. trade exhibitions)

  • Marketing and promotion