Welcome to StartUp FASHION!
Here we’ve answered some frequently asked questions because we understand that your time is precious. We want to make sure that you get the answers you need and that you get the most out of your time on StartUp FASHION….we know, you have a business to run!
What is the point of StartUp FASHION?
StartUp FASHION helps independent fashion designers and boutique retailers create profitable, sustainable, and scalable businesses by providing them with a comprehensive resource that encompasses everything from sourcing and production resources and tips to marketing and sales ideas and best practices. We save time, money, and energy for emerging brands by providing them with the information they need to start and run a business, all in one convenient place.
Is it possible to get more personalized, one-on-one help with my business through StartUp FASHION?
It is! We love working with emerging brands to help grow their businesses. We offer StartUp SESSIONS to help designers launch their businesses on a limited budget with brand-specific help; one-on-one marketing assistance, relevant feedback, and ideas tailored to your label!
I’m a boutique retailer, why do I care about Startup FASHION?
Good question. Well, there are a couple reasons. First, we talk a lot about marrying online and offline marketing initiatives and creating a strong digital presence for your retail business, whether online or brick and mortar. You can read through these helpful tips and tricks, if you like.
And second, we love help emerging and independent designers get attention by sharing their stories on our BreakThrough DESIGNER column. As a retailer, it might be nice to be exposed to new talent for your store.
I’m a independent fashion designer and am not sure where to start when I visit your website. Help!
We understand. We know there’s a lot to take in on the home page. We did that because we just want to make sure you don’t miss one piece of useful advice and helpful content! Here’s a little guideline to help you along:
- Are you in the process of creating your first collection? You may want to check out our textile, manufacturing, and industry resource articles.
- Have a product and need to create your website content and social media presence? Take a look at these tips and guidelines in marketing and public relations.
- Interested in checking out what other Independent Fashion Designers are up to and perhaps network with like-minded designers? Check out our BreakThrough DESIGNER series where we highlight work from designers all over the world doing awesome and creative things!
- Want to learn more about sustainable and eco design practices? Read through our Ethical Design column to learn about and see examples and resources in this category.
I’m a great resource for fashion designers and boutique retailers! Can I advertise on your site?
Yep, email us to learn more about reaching a targeted audience via StartUp FASHION and its various properties.
Still have questions? We’re sorry if we missed something! Shoot us an email and we’ll be happy to get you that answer!