STEP 1 - PROJECT PACKAGE

CONCEPT & DESIGN

SET UP & RESOURCES


+ This stage is the initial foundation to your project. + Your project manager will set up your project with our project management system as well as give you access to valuable resources such as design and business templates, print & pantone libraries, legal documents for wholesale, manuals, timelines and more.




TIMELINE & CRITICAL PATH


+ Your project manager will create a timeline & critical path for your collection. + This is implemented so that you can track the progress of each stage of your design, sourcing, branding, sampling, reporting, and production to eventually ensure you meet the desired exit factory date.




DESIGN CONCEPT


+ Create and fine-tune your design concepts using provided templates: shapes, prints, colour, trims, fabric allocation, number of styles and colour-ways. + Shortlist fabrics & trims whilst working on options within MOQ and budget with the help of our fabric library or your designers sourcing assistance.




LAUNCH & MARKETING STRATEGY


+ Discuss domain name, landing page and social media pages. + Discuss marketing strategy for how to grow a substantial audience in time for the launch of new brand/collection. + Get "do it yourself" marketing tips. + Discuss Socail media strategy. + Discuss ongoing marketing option. To learn more please click here: MARKETING PROGRAM




SOURCING & DESIGN DEVELOPMENT


+ You will work with your project manager to will fine tune your range planning. + Your designer will source fabric + material options based on your design handover that you have provided, she will also calculate MOQ requirements to ensure feasibility. + Once this stage is complete your designer will quote you for your Tech Packs!




DESIGN HANDOVER


+ Your project manager will finalise all design and tech pack details. + Keep in mind actual Tech Packs are not included in STEP 1 cost, this is an additional quoted charge due to its exclusivity to your brand.




HANDOVER FOR QUOTATION & SAMPLING


+ Your project manager will prepare the handover for factory with a sample order sheet, intended bulk order and target prices to possible factories for quotation.




COSTING & COLLECTION BUDGET


+ Approximate production quotes will be calculated based on tech packs submitted. + Once we know the individual product cost and intended QTY​ for bulk production, we can calculate how much the whole collection project will cost. + This is when vital decisions will be made on how to to move forward with final design and QTY decisions. Production quotes must be approved before sampling can commence.




INITIAL CONSULTATION


+ Questions & answers. + Learn about the design & production process, all of the tasks that need to be completed and in what order. + Find out about your options with our suppliers and factories. + Preparation for branding & IP. + Discuss design handover.