DESIGNER TOOLBOX: How Newsletters Can Help Your Fashion Business Achieve Solid Results

Never miss any of the Fashion FXF Live videos: get notified here Hi guys, I witnessed a sad situation last week. I saw a fashion brand owner I worked with last year: she was totally exhausted. She has been posting relentlessly on social media for the past 6 months. She got a few likes and … More DESIGNER TOOLBOX: How Newsletters Can Help Your Fashion Business Achieve Solid Results

NEWS PICK: How Retailers Can Find Which Technology To Use

Technology evoloved so fast, so many applications can be used. However how to decide which ones are worth investing in? Through the angle of the Customer of course. Key for retailers is to correctly identify their demographic and Customer and see which application enables to better “assisting them on their journey to discovering what they … More NEWS PICK: How Retailers Can Find Which Technology To Use

SALES : The Ultimate Guide To Sell Fashion On The African Market

Hi guys, In an article of May 2015, Business of Fasshion deemed Sub-Saharan Africa’s combined apparel and footwear market was worth $31 billion, according to data modelled by Euromonitor. Opportunities arise. So in order to help fashion designers succeed into the African fashion market, FXF interviewed Dr. Karan Khurana, PhD, Assistant Professor at EiTEX, Bahir Dar University, … More SALES : The Ultimate Guide To Sell Fashion On The African Market

TRENDS: 27 Looks We Fell For At the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week

Hi Guys, Paris Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2016/2017 fashion shows are running as we speak. Some designers bedazzled us with beautiful collections already. Enjoy our selection!     Crédits: Photos from http://www.vogue.fr ******************************************************* To receive more trends and fashion designer tools, follow us          

MARKETING: The Basics Of Your Fashion Brand Marketing Strategy

Hi Guys, Start writing your marketing strategy by positioning your brand. Where would you be?   This step is key since your whole strategy (the quality of your products, your collection, your price points, your promotion and your distribution) will depend on your positioning. Remember our last article regarding Haute couture, before putting your brand … More MARKETING: The Basics Of Your Fashion Brand Marketing Strategy

DESIGNER TOOLBOX: 8 Tips To Help You Improve Your Menswear Brand

  Hi Guys, Men’s fashion has started in Paris, a good opportunity for us to understand what makes men tick. This week we found a very useful resource in « Branded Male : Marketing to Men » by Mark Tugate. They have an entire chapter dedicated to menswear. To summarize, here are 8 recommandations to help you work … More DESIGNER TOOLBOX: 8 Tips To Help You Improve Your Menswear Brand

SALES : How To Best Pitch Your Collection To A Fashion Buyer

Hi Guys, Designing  acohesive collection is not everyone’s cup of tea. Creating a link between your creative instincts and the consumer needs require skill.. But according to industry professionals that’s the easy part when it comes to selling fashion. Your actual challenge as a designer begins when you have to approach retail or fashion buyers … More SALES : How To Best Pitch Your Collection To A Fashion Buyer

MARKETING: Criteria To Check Before Calling Yourself A Haute Couture Brand

Hi guys, today we are going to address a rather sensitive area. Nothing makes me loose interest faster in a brand than when I read its description self-labelling itself as a Haute Couture brand. I know how tricky it is to find your own brand segment. But you should be careful with the Haute Couture label and here’s … More MARKETING: Criteria To Check Before Calling Yourself A Haute Couture Brand