Episode 18: How I Became A Technical Designer & Entrepreneur in Fashion w/Ayanna Card

Ayanna Card has been an apparel technical design professional for over 15 years specifically in children's wear and women's wear. Her technical design career includes working with companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister Co., Carters and OshKosh B'Gosh. As a technical designer, Ayanna is the architect. The architect is the one who creates the … Continue reading Episode 18: How I Became A Technical Designer & Entrepreneur in Fashion w/Ayanna Card

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Episode 17: How To Start and Grow A Profitable Fashion Design Business From Scratch w/ Boaz David

Our guest today is Boaz David, Founder of Human B. Human B is a New-York based consulting and production company offering a one-stop solution for emerging designers and established fashion brands. Today, Boaz is sharing insider information from over 20 years of experience as a designer on how to start and grow a profitable fashion … Continue reading Episode 17: How To Start and Grow A Profitable Fashion Design Business From Scratch w/ Boaz David

Episode 16: How to Make Bank & Land a Product in Top Fashion Mags w/ International Publicist,Yetunde Shorters

Which is more important getting paid or being popular? I think we all know the answer to that question. Today on the Fashion Alumni Podcast, International Publicist, Yetunde Shorters shares proprietary information about how to pitch your fashion product to top fashion mags and make your business a success. She also shares wisdom about the … Continue reading Episode 16: How to Make Bank & Land a Product in Top Fashion Mags w/ International Publicist,Yetunde Shorters

The One Thing Your Business Needs To Succeed

The One Thing Your Business Needs To Succeed By Melissa B. Manuel, Ph.D. Do you know what these folks have in common?  Companies using dated marketing strategies Teachers using outdated instructional materials  Pastors who don't notice their changing congregations Entrepreneurs who don't keep up their target market’s changing needs and/or desired communication channels Their commonality? … Continue reading The One Thing Your Business Needs To Succeed

Episode 15: You Weren’t Rejected You Were Redirected: A Textile Designer’s Career Journey with Christine Miller

Christine Miller, Textile Print Designer, was initially denied her dream of getting into FIT's Fashion Merchandising program after high school. But, that didn't stop her grind. She went on to double major in Geography and Fine Arts and had planned on working at the U.S. Census Office after graduation. But, things quickly changed after networking … Continue reading Episode 15: You Weren’t Rejected You Were Redirected: A Textile Designer’s Career Journey with Christine Miller

3 Things To Consider Before Launching Your Own Fashion Brand

3 Things To Consider Before Launching Your Own Fashion Brand By Melissa B. Manuel, Ph.D. Launching a fashion brand can be exciting, rewarding, and lucrative. It can also be stressful, time consuming, and challenging because of all the moving parts. However, it can be done successfully when you have the right mindset and resources. Before … Continue reading 3 Things To Consider Before Launching Your Own Fashion Brand