Create a Jewelry/Accessories Fashion Line from Conception to Production And Everything in Between

Enovia Bedford, Owner Mixie Management LLC

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13 Lessons (30m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:12
    • 2. Design Classifications

      2:23
    • 3. Trends Part 1: Forecasting for Next Season

      3:35
    • 4. Trend Part 2: Who's Your Market

      2:52
    • 5. Budget

      3:18
    • 6. Costing: How to Price Your Product

      4:03
    • 7. Supplies

      1:31
    • 8. How to sell: What's your perfect pitch?

      2:43
    • 9. Sourcing and Production

      2:32
    • 10. Product Shots

      1:05
    • 11. Line Sheets/ LookBook

      1:02
    • 12. Deliveries

      1:25
    • 13. Getting Paid!

      2:41

Project Description

Create Trend Reports, Product Samples, Line Sheets, and Perfect your Pitch

Where to Start?

  1. Introduce yourself. What stage of business are you in? Compile a list of your fashion influences (at

    Introduce yourself. What stage of business are you in? Compile a list of your fashion influences (at least 3). Who is your direct competition (at least 2).

  2. Now that we have determined what type of designer you are, create a trend board for the next seasons

    Now that we have determined what type of designer you are, create a trend board for the next seasons market which is in August and lines being shown are Fall/Winter 2013/2014. Will you design based on more than one trend per season? Take into consideration imprtant dates (Halloween, Back to School, Holidays etc.) and how they pertain to your line.

  3. Introduce yourself!

    Introduce yourself, and the stage of your business. How did you fall into the wonderful world of accessories?

  4. Design Classifications

    Now you know the basic, where do you fit?

Let's talk Money

  1. Create a budget for your line.

    Create a budget for your line.

  2. Price the pieces from your line.

    Price the pieces from your line.

  3. Add the supplies used to your developement sheet.

    Add the supplies used to your developement sheet.

  4. Budget

    How much are you willing to spend on production? What are your overhead costs? How much will you put towards marketing? Location? Cell phone? Consider it all and create a monthly budget for your business.

  5. Costing

    Cost your collection.

Producing Your Product and Making the Sale

  1. Create a sales pitch.

    Create a sales pitch.

  2. Create your line sheets or look book.

    Create your line sheets or look book.

  3. Sales Pitch

    Your sales pitch should clearly state your company, what they has to offer, your price point, and where you currently sell and what scale you sell.

  4. Line Sheets/ Look Book

    Make sure your line sheets have ALL of the information needed. Your company name, style #, price, materials, minimum quantity, picture, delivery dates and any other crucial information.

The Final Inning

  1. Add your line sheets to your pitch. Pitch your line to 10 stores. Share your experience!

    Add your line sheets to your pitch. Pitch your line to 10 stores. Share your experience!

  2. Final Pitch

    You have everything you need now! Add your line sheets to your pitch. Happy selling!

Additional Resources

  • www.mixiemanagementllc.com

    Designers:

    www.shourouk.com

    www.dannijo.com

    www.haatichai.com

    www.fentonusa.com

    www.bounkit.com

    www.tombinnsdesigns.com

    www.fallonjewelry.com

    www.noirjewelry.com

    www.jewelrywhore.com

    www.melissajoymanning.com

    www.kennethjaylane.com

    Trends:

    http://fashionfinder.asos.com/create-outfit

    www.polyvore.com

  • http://smallbusiness.aol.com/2011/01/23/factoring-5-things-you-need-to-know/

    http://www.wikihow.com/Price-Your-Jewelry-Designs

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