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What are the things to do to setup a successful fashion design business in Nigeria?

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Answered: Wilson Michael 3 months ago
entrepreneur . Interested in politics,education,business,art,fashion.

Here Are The Things To Do To Setup A Successful Fashion Design Business
Get Trained
I guess there is no one born with the talent of being a fashion designer so you have to get the required skill and this only comes by training. This training involves you getting to know what fashion is all about, know how to cut and put pieces together etc. you cannot know everything about fashion in one month, it takes a minimum of six to one year.
Decided Your Niche
The fashion industry cuts across different areas which include making of suits, casual wears, traditional attires, customizing for people etc. so you have got to choose where you know you can fit in. will it be for men or women or both is also what you should consider.
Equipment’s
Once you have gotten the right training and you ready to go into the business, you will need some equipment’s which include a sewing machine, weaving machine needle, threads, measuring tapes, scissors, table, chair, generator etc. that’s if you doing it yourself or you can make a design and contract a manufacturer to make the clothes for you.
Materials
Getting materials that you can use to start sewing has now been made easy with places like Lagos Island (Balagun) and Aba you can get quality materials at a cheaper price to start your business.
Branding
The aim of every business is to get to the top and if that’s what you aspiring for so you can be counted among the best designers, creating a brand for your business is very important. As simple as Ralph Lauran is a brand that’s known all over the world. Yours can be a logo, a particular design your clothes are known for, a slogan etc.
Start Small
When you checkout the people topping the fashion industry such as Ralph Lauren, Dolce and Gabana, Prada, Armani, Yomi Casual etc. they all started somewhere. The fashion business entails that you believe in yourself and your creative ability.
Promote Your Business
Don’t just seat down in one shop and sew for people in your area, go out, attend events, attend fashions shows get to meet and interact with other designers. Promote your designs online there are lots of people that might want your product but if you don’t take it to them how will they buy. Use social media, tell people about your business, rock your wears, use newspapers or magazines (if you have the money) just make sure people get to know you are in town.
With this you are ready to start a fashion business and with patients you can be among the best both in Nigeria and international.

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Answered: Tolulope Khadijat 3 months ago

Once you know you onions that is you sew well, creative and imaginative. The next best thing is to situate yourself where you can be located by big people and all these celebs. What does April by Kunbi, Deola Sagoe, Ceolumine and Ugomonye have? Let me answer that a name or brand and How did they build that brand? They knew their their stuff and they dealt with the right people and you are good to go.

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