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starting a clothing label

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by fatalboi, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. fatalboi

    fatalboi Junior Member

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    i want to start a clothing for me and my friends but mostly likely to expand in the end....

    im here to ask for any guidance eg, manufactures, sites, graphic designers

    to help me design the logo and clothing if possible from stratch also get them manufactured and sent

    please fellow blackhatters if you have any info on this topic please comment below
     
  2. Blakereed

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    Are you US based? I do apparel manufacturing / graphics in LA. Would love to connect - send me a PM.
     
  3. fatalboi

    fatalboi Junior Member

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    im in the UK i was hoping the find a manufacture from china
     
  4. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    Do you know how much something like this will cost? A market that's difficult for established companies and you want to do the whole thing from scratch.
    why not become an amazon affiliate, set up a store and sell brand names. Let amazon do all the heavy lifting for you
     
  5. fatalboi

    fatalboi Junior Member

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    did you read im not trying to make money just want to design clothes for me and my friends to wear
     
  6. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    oh ok, i thought as you were on a business IM forum you wanted to sell or start a business. Are you sure you are on the right type of forum?
    You did say you wanted to start a clothing label
     
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    Raiinman Newbie

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    What kind of graphic design are you looking for? Are you drawing the stuff yourself and then need someone to take care of it in Adobe?
     
  8. JustUs

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    If you are going to market in the United States, with what is coming up in the US, and its manufacturing concerns, you might be better off All American Clothing and contracting with them to make your clothes.

    All American Clothing is just about the only garment manufacturing agency in the US. Their URL is:
    https://www.allamericanclothing.com/

    Tarrifs will probably rise on imported clothing to the detriment of foreign firms. The cost of manufacture, quality control, returns, and sales may make it more efficient to manufacture in the country you plan on marketing to.
     
  9. JoeyHustler

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    Shopify + Printful is a good start
     
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    Eternal1912 Power Member

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    Thanks, Sherb!

    @fatalboi Where are you from? Maybe, the best way to start a clothing company is by finding a local manufacturer or someone near your hometown. I just launched my brand and if you have any particular questions, you can pm me :)
     
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    louiszhao Regular Member

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    OP said he just wants to make some clothes for him and his friend... It's ridiculous :eek::eek::eek:
    It's better that you find some tailors in the UK because you have to buy in bulk when doing business with Chinese factories.
     
  13. Mag1c-Pot

    Mag1c-Pot Registered Member

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    I doubt you'll find someone here who has experience building a clothing label. My advice would be to google that niche and search for successful people in the business to read about how they started.
     
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    I do apparel manufacturing from Bangladesh at cheap price. if you want more sent PM or my skype : sabuj_geo