Episode 26: Is Your Fashion Brand Doing This? Our talk w/Elizabeth Hague, Co-Founder of Wildcat Echo

Elizabeth Hague is co-founder of Wildcat Echo. She is a "brand experience expert and visual design wizard." In her own words, " I tear brands apart and reassemble them in to marketing machines. I engage audiences, demystify the science of branding, and deliver streamlined permanent solutions that foster business growth." On Episode 26, Elizabeth is … Continue reading Episode 26: Is Your Fashion Brand Doing This? Our talk w/Elizabeth Hague, Co-Founder of Wildcat Echo

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Episode 21: Luxury Handbag Designer, Alexandria Alli, Tells How She Got Her Handbags in 90 Stores

In this episode luxury handbag designer, Alexandria Alli, shares how she started her chic and colorful handbag brand F & W Style. She gives insightful details about her humble beginnings and her path to having her handbag brand sold in over 90 stores. In this episode, Alexandria, talks about the manufacturing process for handbag design, … Continue reading Episode 21: Luxury Handbag Designer, Alexandria Alli, Tells How She Got Her Handbags in 90 Stores

Episode 19: Harper’s BAZAAR to Merchant In Training: How I Interned My Way To Corporate w/Chante Dyson

Chante Dyson is not your average go-getter. She is a rockstar professional who understands the power of networking and creating opportunities. This 2017 graduate of Rutgers University has already worked with Harper's BAZAAR, InStyle Magazine, Tommy Hilfiger, and NYLON Magazine and has built an extensive professional network. The key... it was not by chance; it … Continue reading Episode 19: Harper’s BAZAAR to Merchant In Training: How I Interned My Way To Corporate w/Chante Dyson

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

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

Episode 14: How This Creative Went From $40,000 in Debt to $500,000 Profit in 12 months

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

Episode 13: From Homeless to Hollywood: The Fearless Journey of Celebrity Publicist and Entrepreneur Arian Simone

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

Episode 10: The Right Way To Network With Top Fashion Influencers with Elliot Carlyle

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