Welcome to the Fashion Blog

Are you interested in reading fashion news about haute couture, prêt-à-porter and avant-garde clothing? We hope so because you will learn about these topics as well as find style reports about emerging designers, new lifestyle brands, cutting edge fabrics, and much more. Anything relevant to the fashion industry is open for discussion.

Enjoy the fashion blog to obtain your daily dose of inspiration. Keep your wardrobe as trendy as your mind.

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We hope that you love reading about fashion as much as we do.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Starting Apparel Business 2018

Are you toying with the idea of starting your own apparel business, or have you started it and need some guidance as to what to do next? Are you unsure how to utilize social media into your plans? Do you have that business and financial plan written and ready to follow? Do you have your product development, production and marketing plan?

LIVE and IN-PERSON join this seminar on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 in Glendale, California from 1PM-4PM for a seminar, line review and speed consulting on Starting an Apparel Business in 2018 with the Fashion for Profit Consulting team and industry experts.

The industry is changing and evolving. This seminar will give an overview of this complex and exciting industry:

  • From concept through product development
  • Understanding your customer and demographics
  • Sourcing materials for sampling with contractors
  • Financing, legal aspects and marketing
  • Increase brand awareness through social media
  • Marketing your product’s “secret sauce” & other channels
  • How to track and focused on your brand

Along with speaker Frances Harder, special guests will include: (note: Special guest speakers are subject to change without notice)

Representatives from Indie Source – a clothing development manufacturer in Los Angeles All USA-made

Content Writer and Social Media/Digital Specialist: Jessica Joy Reveles/J Squared Communications

Social Media Specialist:  Vanessa Mojica

Cyber Security/Technology: Shazad Malik

Fashion training and business plan development: Julia Szkiba

Business & financial planning and business Insurance: New York Life

There will be a Q & A session with an opportunity to meet industry consultants and have your questions answered.

APRIL 7, 2018

801 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203

1:00PM - 4:00PM 

This seminar about starting an apparel business does come with a small fee. 

Purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/starting-an-apparel-business-in-2018-tickets-44472180489

Learn more about the event at the Fashion Business Incorporated website.

Frances Harder: Frances Harder authored and published a series of books dealing with starting a fashion business. Fashion for Profit (10th edition), Costing for Profit, Brand Building for Profit and Forms for Profit are industry focused texts used both by new companies and for further education programs.

In 1999 she foundered the FBI (Fashion Business Incorporated), an educational not for profit 501c3 organization, which provided vital business development, resources and certified job training programs to both the US, and to the International apparel industry. Closed in 2017 to relaunch as a for profit entity in 2018.

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Fashion blogs typically cover various aspects of clothing, footwear and personal style. Ours is exactly what one would expect from a leading international resource and more.

Designer brands: If you are researching the newest emerging indie designers or the most popular international designer brands, you will find articles and enlightening reviews on the subject. Fashionistas will find what appears to be an endless stream of designer options.

Shopping: You can find consumer tips on issues such as how clothes should fit, where to find sample sales, and other information to help consumers research apparel and where to make purchases. We also discuss clothes, fabric, and color trends that offer assistance to shoppers.

Beauty: We do write articles about cosmetics, fragrances, hairstyle trends, and a wide assortment of beauty tips. Models, stylists, fashionistas, and photographers, will surely find news articles of interest.

Essentially, we cover most of the topics you would find in an industry journal as well as other topics that you would discover in a typical fashion magazine.

Fashion is a multi-billion-dollar industry that has considerable impact on the way ordinary people dress and present themselves. Fashion is trend-driven and our fashion blog by Apparel Search provides a riveting way to follow and oversee these fast-paced trends. The blogoshepere has tons of style sites for your review. We thank you for taking the time to view ours.

If you have fashion news about your company, product, or service, that you wish to share with the world, let us know. You are also welcome to comment in the discussion area beneath each post and share with your friends on social media.

Looking for more resources? You are welcome to learn about other fashion blogs so that you can continue your research.

Who created this amazing blog?

Apparel Search Company - Visit our home page to learn more about the fashion industry at www.ApparelSearch.com

Our style blog incorporates topics such as clothing, footwear, jewelry, beauty products and fashion accessories. From luxury lifestyle choices stemming from Paris, Milan or Hong Kong to urban street trends from Chicago & the boroughs of New York, we have your style covered.
Take your time to browse the various areas of our blog, or head back over to the main area of our Apparel Search website to learn more about our industry.

Tips on Participation

The fashion blog is not only for reading. Nor is it about simply viewing pictures of super models, beautiful celebrities & trendy photographs of handbags & shoes. Consumers, fashionistas, and members of the apparel industry are welcome to participate at the bottom of each blog post.

Members of the garment industry, consumers, and fashionistas are welcome to comment at the bottom of our posts.

Yes, if you don't wish to participate, you are welcome to simply view our pages. Participation is not a requirement. Even you don't wish to share your thoughts that is perfectly understandable. It is our pleasure to present to you the fashion, beauty and style that intrigues Apparel Search. Hopefully our reporting will arouse your curiosity and interest as well. You can jump into the conversation if that is appealing to you.