Need one-on-one accountability and advice?

Designers often struggle with not only developing their idea but also understanding the business development side of launching and growing their labels, which is why at Start Your Own Fashion Label, we are passionate about providing dedicated mentoring experiences to help you build your brand.

What can mentors help with?

Our mentors provide invaluable, proactive advice to startup designers, looking for both accountability and support within their business and brand. As well as providing you with a wealth of experience, our mentors who are all experts working in the industry today, can guide you through every aspect of working in the fashion industry and provide easy, practical steps to building a successful label.

The fashion world is constantly evolving and with the help of our mentors, you label will too.

In a mentoring session with Start Your Own Fashion Label you can cover all aspects of the development of your label, including;

  • Range planning to increase sales and improve efficiency
  • Finding your signature
  • Determine your sales paths, including wholesale, retail and e-commerce
  • Pricing your collection for an international market
  • Sampling and production
  • Finding your customer
  • Contacting buyers
  • Developing your sales and press pack
  • Raising money – through loans, sponsorship, investors
  • Where and how to showcase your collection
  • Developing your business plan
  • Working with sales and PR agents
  • Wholesale terms
  • Receive an extensive two hour, one-to-one mentoring session with an experienced mentor and come away with not only an influx of information and support, but a written action plan to implement into your business and drive your brand forward!

    Investment: £200