Short Introduction video - 3 mins
Introduction to Start up Strong
Design you Future
Unit 1 - Looking at Design thinking in relation to your brand start up.. what you create in the mind of your customer avatar and tribe. The latest trends in customer prediction (where the main thought processes are and will be in general for the next few years)
Sustainable fabrics and trims
The latest on the issues of fabrications over all textile areas. The sustainable swap outs and any unintended consequences .
Design and Development - Sustainable
Learn different ways that you can apply sustainability in a whole systems process.
How to look at future proofing what you are creating by using circular methods and understanding the current applications and collaborations available.
Build social Entrepreneurship into your business with our collaboration partner Belo bags. Understand the journey of creating with a social enterprise.
I have over 10 years working as a project design manager - get the insider tips -
Link here to a downloadable critical path
Branding & legislations
An add on to the brand creation, in terms of how to start creating with the brand elements that you will need as you grow and start, such as positioning - creating your logo and brand bible. Learn about the nest legislations to use and is it always needed at the start ? What is a compromise and what is part of thinking of applying as you go.
Looking at the future of building with regenerative product and business structure. Future proof what you are creating.
Find out more about our regenerative collec
Niche Option 1 - Upcycling
If you are building with up cycling , learn about that with our collaboration partner Tatty Moo - who has been a one woman up cycler for many years - sharing the tricks of the trade.
Niche Option 2 - Bespoke made to order
If you are building with one to one made to order , learn about that with our collaboration partner Coushman Bespoke - who has been a one woman Ethical Tailor for many years - sharing the tricks of the trade.
Niche Option 3 - Intimate apparel
If you are building with the niche of Intimates , learn about that with our collaboration partner Source Lingerie- who has been working with start up brands for many years - and has an industry background - sharing the tricks of the trade.
Niche Option 4 - Footwear
If you are building with footwear , learn about that with our collaboration partner Vyn shoes- who has been in footwear design and development for many years, creating their own bespoke brand - sharing the tricks of the trade.
Niche Option 5 - Sportswear
If you are building with Sportswear, learn about that with our collaboration partner - who has been in sportswear design and development for many years, creating their own bespoke brand - sharing the tricks of the trade.
Niche Option 6 - Childrenswear
If you are building with children swear learn about that with our Course leader - who had been in Kidswear design and development 10 years, ,discussing safety and aspects that mainstream fashion wouldn't need - the tricks of the trade.