I remember the day very vividly when an uncommon book summary on Amazon caught my attention. It went like this: "Forget everything you think you know about branding and “starting a business,” and throw out your “how to write a business plan” workbook. It’s never been easier to capitalize on the knowledge and expertise you … Continue reading Episode 14: How This Creative Went From $40,000 in Debt to $500,000 Profit in 12 months
Arian Simone is no stranger to hard work and hustle. After moving across the country to take a job after college and losing that job after only 30 days, she found herself homeless. But, that wasn't the end of her story, it was only the beginning! Today on the Fashion Alumni podcast, we learn how … Continue reading Episode 13: From Homeless to Hollywood: The Fearless Journey of Celebrity Publicist and Entrepreneur Arian Simone
When it comes to manufacturing an apparel product, it’s hard to know where to start. Physical products are one of the hardest things to bring to market -- but now they don’t have to be. Factory45 is a start-to-finish accelerator program that takes aspiring entrepreneurs from idea stage to launching an apparel product. On today's … Continue reading Episode 12: Take Your Apparel Product from Idea to Launch with Factory45
“What I've seen far too often is that many talented graduates finish college with a fashion degree in merchandising, marketing, design, or product management ---they pay tons in tuition, spend hours studying and doing coursework. They graduate with the hopes of finding or creating a viable career in the industry. But, somehow, after graduation some … Continue reading Episode 11: How To Stand Out In a Noisy Job Market with Brandon Berry
10 Ways To Get Paid Doing What You Love In Fashion By Melissa B. Manuel, Ph.D. You can get paid doing what you love in fashion and it doesn't have to take years to see a return. Keep reading... Sell your service- Promote your service online and word-of-mouth. Also, ask your clients to give testimonials and … Continue reading 10 Ways To Get Paid Doing What You Love In Fashion.
You walk into a special event and there she is...your fashion icon. This influential individual has the ability to positively shift the direction of your career or brand in a matter of seconds. You’re introduced and now is your moment to make a memorable connection. What would you say to her? On today’s podcast, Elliot … Continue reading Episode 10: The Right Way To Network With Top Fashion Influencers with Elliot Carlyle