One of the hardest things to do when you’re running your own fashion business – or any business for that matter – is to ask for help. We’re conditioned to be strong, be independent, be fierce and be in control.
While we all like to think we tick that list most of the time, it’s rare for a start-up business or a solopreneur to have all the skills, knowledge and know-how to start and build a business independently. Recognising skill gaps and asking for help, upskilling and outsourcing is how we build great businesses.
We all need a little help and advice sometimes, and when it comes to the fashion industry, working with a consultant and mentor might be the best business decision you’ll ever make.
Starting and scaling a fashion business isn’t for the fainthearted, but with a strategic plan, a supportive network and a consultant who gets fashion, the process from concept to creation can be much more enjoyable.
Fashion consultancy is just one of the many support systems we offer at Fashion Equipped, and we base our knowledge on decades of industry experience. We’re here to answer your questions and guide you through the business process, to help direct your strategies, set (and reach!) your business goals and nurture the growth of your fashion business.
Fashion Equipped’s specialised consultancy sessions can help answer your questions about product development, sourcing, sales, marketing and industry placement. Launching a fashion business can be complicated and often overwhelming – but all you need to do is ask, and we’ll help you strategise and implement the best path to build brand awareness and grow your sales.
- How do I find a manufacturer?
- How do I create a tech pack?
- How do I finalise my range?
- How do I price my garments?
- How do I set up an online store?
- Am I ready to wholesale?
- How do I create a marketing strategy?
- How do I choose the right Influencers to work with?
…They’re all common questions, and they’re all questions that we can answer. Our commitment is to support, advise, guide and ensure that you’re not alone in what can be an overwhelming but enriching journey. We will share industry knowledge gained over years of experience, provide a high level of professional business support, and connect you with credible networks and valuable resources.
If you’re Melbourne-based, we can meet at our South Yarra office, and if you’re interstate, we’re more than happy to consult via video conference.
Reach out to Elizabeth today and let Fashion Equipped help you to make the fashion business your business!