🌟 Imagine confidently navigating the process of trend analysis, fabric selection, design creation, production planning, and finally, seeing your masterpieces grace the racks of your favorite stores. This course isn't just about learning; it's about empowerment and turning your dreams into reality.
👗 Whether you're an aspiring fashion buyer , a seasoned designer looking to expand your horizons, or someone who simply adores fashion and wants to understand its fascinating journey from concept to consumer – this course is tailor-made for you!
🎙️Our expert instructor, who has years of industry experience, will guide you through every step, sharing insider tips and real-world insights that textbooks won't reveal.
🚀 Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a community of like-minded fashion enthusiasts and professionals who are ready to revolutionise the industry.. Dare to dream big, and don't settle to be a good buyer .. BECOME A GREAT FASHION BUYER !!
Leena Wahaab, Buyer
This program contains all you need to know about Fashion Buying
You’ve Dreamt Of ...... At Your Finger Tips
→ Every Module Crystal Clear And Making Perfect Sense
→ Making It To The End, And Saying“Worth Every Penny”
→ Feeling Confident In Your Newfound Capabilities And Knowledge
This course is specifically designed to help you by
→ Providing Hands On Industry Relevant Training
→ Providing A Step By Step Guide Through Each stage
Of The Product Development Cycle
→ Breaking Down The Theory Into Easy to Understand Concepts
This module focuses on the big picture view explaining the fashion calendar, the critical path and how to manage it; the stages of the development cycle and insights into industry best practise methods followed by retail brands. There are workbooks, checklists and templates included to download and modify according to your schedule
Fashion is challenging, competitive and tough at all levels. It is important to understand all the moving parts. What are the skills you need to develop and what is required to get to the next level of your career in the fashion industry
In this module we delve into the purpose of trends and market research and how it applies to your customer and target market. This is really important to understand and establishes the foundations of your brand, market position and pricing
This module explains the product development process. What you need to consider when building the range, how different styles and colours work together and how to manage the whole process effectively avoiding common pitfalls going from concept to confirmed order.
In this module we follow the various stages the buyer goes though before finalising the range understanding variety, depth, price and availability. We look at planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.
You don't need to have accountancy skills, but there are some basic calculations that all fashion professionals should know. These are required when costing products for profit. In these videos we break down the formulas used when preparing target prices and how to calculate cost prices.
This module explains the various stages to go though before finalising the range taking into consideration variety, depth, price and availability. We look planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.
The preparation of a range plan is vital to planning a collection. This covers how to build a plan that includes both trend-led and ‘core’ products, and avoiding duplication, what is a price point hierarchy and how to manage the lead times of each garment to ensure that your whole collection will be delivered on time.
This module is about working with suppliers so you can confidently communicate with them to give feedback on the development samples and manage the seasonal orders. We look at the questions to ask in meetings, how to work with minimum order quantities, prepare cross-costings and understand the lead times for the deliveries
In this module we look at sales and data reports and how to read and interpret them. What makes a best seller ? Why is sell-though important ? What happens if a product is not selling as planned or sells too quickly? We answer these questions and explain how to optimise the information available and to get a step ahead.
Sherry XU, MD, Ningbo Hantchy, China
The programme is divided into 10 modules. Each module contains a series of videos to explain simple and practical steps. Each module includes hours of video training, plus downloads, such as help sheets, workbooks and checklists including specific tasks to practise,whichever is most relevant to the module content.
Completely online, this innovative step-by-step course provides videos and downloads to work through, from start to finish, accordingly to each individuals schedule and pace. This program is specifically designed to work around your busy schedule structuring each step in a way that is educational and practical.
Sita Raiter, Designer & Owner Sita Raiter
Elisabeth Mac Hale
Fashion and Business are my passions. After twenty-five years working in many countries as a Fashion Designer, Fashion Buyer and Business Manager, I know what it takes to develop great products and build successful & commercial brands. Addressing training and development needs to fill the knowledge gaps will allow your brand to grow and thrive.
Whatever your vision is for your business, I am ready to offer my in-depth industry knowledge, to motivate and empower you and support you with the best skills and work methods you need to turn your designs from concepts into product and to get to the shop floor.
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