Do you want to start a business in the fashion industry?! If yes, then it’s best to get started today. But let me tell you this before you take one more step to make this dream come true. It’s going to be a long, daunting path! The fashion industry is a highly competitive field, encompassing a wide range of interests and caters to people of all ages.
Whatever your business goals are, you can turn your passion into a profitable business! You need to be flexible and patient while growing your brand. Despite the tight competition and other challenges, the fashion industry has seen massive growth. Well, as long as you know how to market your products.
Want to start a clothing, shoe, or bag line? Fashion designer and startup consultant Tara Sauvage can help you turn your fantastic fashion ideas to life. Remember that being in this industry isn’t only about passion and creativity. You need to equip yourself with a specific set of skills and related knowledge. Fashion Fast Lane, Tara’s new show, offers a great introduction to this kind of business!
Do What You Love: Break into the Fashion Industry
The fashion industry offers endless opportunities for several people. We always see inexperienced people venture out into this field without prior knowledge, experience, and connections. Some of them succeed. Others don’t. Those who turned out to be successful endured several failures before reaping the fruits of their labor.
There really is no blueprint to success, but there are dos and don’ts that we need to keep in mind before investing our time and hard-earned money in a business. So what’s one thing you shouldn’t do?! Don’t start your fashion business without a solid plan. If you already did and are unsure how to move forward, stop for a while and figure things out. There’s still a way to make things right.
Thanks to Tara’s new show, you can access much-needed information and make more strategic decisions about your fashion brand. The best thing about watching Tara is that you’re just like listening to a friend giving expert advice on designing, sourcing, and marketing! This is your chance to listen to a seasoned fashion consultant with more than 15 years of industry experience.
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Watch Fashion Fast Lane’s First Episode Now
In the first episode of Fashion Fast Lane, Tara talks about starting a fashion brand and identifying target markets for startup companies in the fashion industry. This is for you if you’re thinking of starting a consumer goods brand or service. It’s also great for startup companies that need help with marketing and branding.
At the end of the session, Tara gives homework to help viewers identify their target audience. Think of this episode (and this entire show!) as a course that will help you understand your ideal client and how to monitor your consumer demographic. Then, align your findings with your business plan. Getting to know your clients is the first step in growing your business!
Tara started in the fashion industry as a footwear designer for a Chinese company in East Los Angeles. Her career took her on a journey of designing leather bags and belts for high-profile fashion brands. Tara has traveled extensively in Asia and Italy while working in the fashion industry.
After 15 years of designing handbags and fashion accessories for corporate brands, Tara launched her own private label design business, Sauvage Private Label. Sauvage Private Label also offers startup business consulting for fashion brands just starting out. In addition, she works with vendors and factories to design amazing collections for different brands.
Everyday Woman: Let’s Empower Each Other
Starting a business, whether or not in the fashion industry, can be overwhelming and stressful. As the weeks and months progress, expect to encounter various issues that would demand more work hours for you. There are also brilliant opportunities that will force you to set aside family time and prioritize work. It’s all part of being a rockstar entrepreneur.
But you need to deal with the results. Constant stress, burnout, and pressure. Entrepreneurs under tremendous stress feel like they’re on their own, unable to cope with the failures they are experiencing once in a while. This is where the importance of having a good support system comes in.
You’re a wonderful, independent woman, but you can’t do all of these alone. Build good relationships with the people around you. On some days, have a bit of a healthy alone time. Every now and then, meet up with other extraordinary ladies for more inspiration and encouragement.
Let Everyday Woman be a part of your success equation. My business BFF Galit Ventura-Rozen and I established Everyday Woman at the height of the pandemic in 2020 to help female business owners connect with a greater group of professional women. We’re here to help other women grow their brands, earn extra income, and improve their personal lives.
Aside from Tara, there are a lot of other women entrepreneurs who are excited to connect with you, inspire you, and share your wonderful ideas!
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Angela & Galit