*One Day Intensive Workshops *
Feb 18th **Fashion Manufacturing/Production Course** 9.30am – 3.30pm
Feb 25th **How to start your own Fashion Label** 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
*Fashion Manufacturing/Production Course** With Fashion Designer Jennifer Rothwell
Creativity is vital however it is important for anyone in the fashion industry to understand the business side of things and the Importance of Fashion Production. This is a vital element if you are serious about succeeding in the Fashion industry.
* Course content includes:
- Design concept through fashion manufacturing/production in Detail,
- Product development
- Spec Sheets
- Tech packs
- Costing and preparing for market
- Production planning
** How to start your own Fashion Label** With Fashion Designer Jennifer Rothwell
Venue – The Morgan Hotel, Temple Bar, Dublin
This course will give you an insight and understanding into all the important factors and challenges you will need to deal with when setting up you own fashion label in order to create a profitable successful fashion business.
*Course Content includes
- Business plan
- Financing your business
- Designing your collection
- Brand image and marketing
- Pricing structure and cash flow
- Trade shows and selling your designs
- Funding opportunities available
These courses are perfect for designers currently in business, college graduates, fashion design students or simply anyone interested in starting their own fashion label. It is a perfect opportunity to gain invaluable insight into the international fashion world with an emphasis on the importance of fashion production.
Small class sizes, early booking essential!
For booking details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 085 721 0702
*Recent testimonials from the manufacturing class Oct 11*
“The information given is crucial to surviving in the industry which you are not given in college. It is all the things that you wouldnt think of. I would definitely recommend the course to anyone interested in working in fashion”, Katie Smith.
“Certainly would highly recommend. Just loved the whole course. A great amount of information available, invaluable”, Patricia Clifton.
“It provides practical knowledge than can be otherwise only gained by working in the industry.I believe that knowledge gained will help to save me making mistakes that I would have made otherwise!”, Justyne Gorka.
*About Jennifer Rothwell:*
Renowned Irish Fashion Designer Jennifer Rothwell is highly experienced in the fashion field with over 20 years fashion Design/Production experience.
Jennifer Rothwell knows the A to Z of the fashion industry as she gained vast experience as the director of Design and Production for many high profile New York Designer companies. Jennifer accredits her most valuable experience at Norma Kamali where she worked for several years. She later went on to work and gain further fashion experience with Katayone Adeli, Calvin Klein, Language and Yigal Azrouel and worked at Director level in all companies mentioned. Her reputation was such that she was constantly head hunted and in demand by competitors such as Daryl K, Betsey Johnson, Anna Sui and Rogan, co designers for Edun.
She was frequently hired as a consultant to restructure Design/ Production departments to ensure high productivity and profit. And Implemented product development and production systems to improve overall departmental efficiency.
In August 06 Jennifer decided to launch her own label, Jennifer Rothwell.
After only a short 7 months launched the Jennifer Rothwell label she won the “Brown Thomas Designer Mentor Programme Award” at Dublin Fashion Week in 07. In January 2010 Jennifer won a highly commended New Product Award at the Showcase Expo and she showcased at the Irish Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo last year. She was appointed a peer mentor for the Crafts Council of Ireland in June 2010.
Jennifer was cast as a judge on Norway’s Top Model TV Programme, providing a great showcase for the best of Irish design. Jennifer was chosen to judge a heat of the TV reality show which was held in Dublin last July and which was broadcast in Norway on March 14th 2011. According to Jennifer, the broadcasting of the programme on Norway’s TV3 to such a huge audience is a great opportunity to bring her designs to another market. “It’s also a great opportunity to showcase Ireland as an urban fashion hub.” she said.