Selling wholesale for the right reasons: gross margin vs net cash

A recent article in Business of Fashion called Can Young Luxury Brands Bypass Wholesale? looked into the relevance of wholesale given the rise of direct to consumer labels. The piece had some interesting insights, drawing on points from Warby…


A data-driven blueprint for building a fashion brand

The fashion world has always had a love affair for people who stick to their gut. "I just knew this would be a big seller." "I woke up one day and it popped into my head, and then we had the new It Bag." The problem is for every time someone says…


Read a lot

Next to actually doing things, reading is the best way to learn about anything new. I probably spend a few hours every day reading about what's going on in the fashion, tech, and business world. It's awesome knowledge to have and people will notice.…


The Basics: Getting Started

There are a number of things you need to start making and selling clothing in the US. You should do these things as soon as you're serious about launching a company. I’m going to list them out below and since there are plenty of resources on…