How to Start

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THREE WAYS TO START A BUSINESS

 

1. TAKE A COURSE and get advice.

a)You can do a three year degree course called a BA ( Hons)

b) You can follow this up with an MA masters course.

c) You can do SHORT COURSES in the Summer or Evenings.

THERE ARE MANY FASHION COURSES AVAILABLE IN THE UK JUST GOOGLE THE UCAS WEBSITE OR LOOK AT CSM WEBSITE

 

2. MAKE SOME CLOTHES AND SELL ON E-BAY, ASOS MARKETPLACE OR FOLKSY.COM

a) Test the market and see what sells

b) Find out what prices people will pay

c) If you cannot make clothes then buy ‘vintage’ and resell.

THE BEST MARKETS IN LONDON ARE SPITALFIELDS

AND BRICK LANE OR PORTOBELLO.

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Maria Hera with her winning design

 

3. RESEARCH and find a GAP in the MARKET for a NICHE product.

a) Is there something you cannot find that you want to buy?

b) Do a survey and find out if other people want it

c) Produce a prototype and do a focus group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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