Many emerging designers contact me after a couple of years into their businesses. They start their businesses and then realize there is a lot they don’t know and they aren’t getting anywhere. Most times it is because they are inexperienced and don’t know what they should be doing. So here are 5 tips on what you need to know before you get started.
Maria Pesin knows fashion, especially the business side of the fashion industry. Do you know how Manolo Blahnik got his start in the industry? How he leveraged a paltry 3 grand into one of the world’s most famous luxury brands? While she doesn’t take credit for Manolo’s success, Maria has walked a similar path on numerous occasions. The world of fashion is not silicon valley, and it has nothing to do with Madison Avenue marketing. In this industry there is ALWAYS room for something new and exciting, but you have to have your ducks in a row. If that’s what you need, believe me, Maria is the General Patton of fashion ducks!