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How To Start A Clothing Line On A Small Budget

FAB Counsel

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT)

How To Start A Clothing Line On A Small Budget

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Ended $29.00 $1.72
General Ended $39.00 $1.97
Last Call Ended $49.00 $2.22

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Disclaimer: This webinar is for those who want to start a fashion line with the least amount of financial risk. This webinar is not intended for designers who aren’t interested in treating their craft as a business. If you want to continue selling a piece here, a piece there, then I advise you don’t listen to me. I’m here to tell you how to create a profitable fashion brand the lean way! So if you’re into small risks & making tons of money, then get down & dirty with me on this webinar! 


Are you an aspiring designer who's been dreaming of starting their own line? Chances are, one or both of these factors are impeding on your ability to take action:

  1. You just don't know what it takes to start a clothing line.
  2. The dwindling economy just isn't in your favor to start a business.

Well, to be honest with you, most designers like Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, have all been in your shoes. They too didn't know the ins & outs of starting a line nor did they have multi-million budgets from the start. In fact, Ralph Lauren used to sell men's ties door to door before he built his massive empire. So what did Ralph Lauren do that helped him take the plunge & start his line? 

HE TOOK ACTION! He did his research & he started small. That's the smartest way to build any business, especially in today's tough economy. Why? Because you minimize your risk, learn from your mistakes, & you get to know your business better inside and out. You get to deal with, understand, & fix problems instead of just throwing money at the situation - that is not for sustainable business. 

My live webinar, How To Start A Clothing Line On A Budget, is a crash course on what it takes to start a brand with limited financial resources. Not only that, but it is also designed to help you build a lasting business, not just a line built on trends & hype. Here's what we'll go through together

  1. The Legal & Financial Process: This talks about registering your clothing line as a legitimate business. We'll also go over trademarks very briefly & the issue of knock offs. 
  2. Knowing Your Brand Message: Your brand message is the most important part of your brand so we'll go over that very meticulously. 
  3. Choosing & Knowing Your Customer
  4. Knowing Your Pricing Structure: This is where we get into some math! 
  5. Knowing Your Distrubution Strategy
  6. Finding A Factory or Manufacturer. This includes how to communicate & negotiate with them. 
  7. Structuring & Building A Tight Collection
  8. Building Your Marketing Collateral
  9. Creating Your Sales & Financial Strategy/ Game Plan
  10. Knowing Your Launch Strategy: This will include marketing, PR, sales, & social media
  11. Know How To Deal With Buyers

After my talk, we'll go into a 30 minute Q&A session. You will receive the slides for this webinar via email. 

Buy your tickets early as online spacing is limited. You will then be emailed the link on 6/23 to join the webinar after you've made your purchase. Please look out for that as you will not be able to join the webinar without it. Prices start at $29, then go up to $39 a week later, then to $49. Refunds must be requested within 5 days before the webinar (6/20). No exceptions. 



My name is Mary Vallarta and & I am the founder of FAB (Fashion and Business) Counsel. My main mission is to help people succeed in the business of fashion and I do that through webinars & in-person seminars, one on one consulting, group coaching, & digital online courses. So I’ve helped individuals launch their store, I’ve helped emerging designers double their monthly sales, I’ve helped brands figure out how to use social media to increase their brand awareness & sales conversions, & of course, I’ve also helped aspiring designers launch their lines. Before that, I used to be a fashion buyer for companies like Macy's, BCBG, Metropark, & Bebe where I managed sales & inventory for multi-million dollar businesses. This is how I know so much about the fashion retail industry, and what designers need to do to appeal to buyers & create a profitable business. 

Have questions about How To Start A Clothing Line On A Small Budget? Contact FAB Counsel



FAB Counsel


FAB Counsel stands for Fashion and Business Counsel. Our mission is to provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to create a profitable fashion business that you also happen to love! We believe that everyone has the ability to live the life they want to live and it’s our job to help you get there. We do this by providing eventsonline coursesconsulting, and free blog and video resources designed to help you create a profitable and rewarding fashion business! 




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