How To Design Your Own Wholesale Fashion Clothing
Learning how to design wholesale fashion clothing can be a great alternative to purchasing the apparel that is already available in the market.
After all, if you design your own clothes you can essentially create a unique product for the marketplace.
Instead of just ordering Calvin Klein dresses from a fashion showroom, you can create the next designer brand.
As a fashion clothing designer, you have to be able to come up with many new, hopefully, original ideas in a consistent time frame in order to produce a new garment collection for every season. So where and how can you get those fashion design ideas and concepts from? And in the middle of all that creativity, how do you stay within the realm of marketability and wear-ability at the same time?
Inspiration is sometimes thought of as some mysterious magical occurrence that only blesses a few of the most talented, creative people. This is not the case though. You can create your own inspiration and motivation by developing a keen eye and an avid appreciation for everything around you and I mean everything.
All aspiring fashion clothing designers are advised to research costume history and the work of the many top fashion designers before them. This is correct to do but it shouldn't be the at all and be all of your 'inspiration' resources.
The first step, start learning about fashion history/costume design in other countries around the world, including the one's you don't like or aren't interested in, you never know what you'll find out. For example, the mini skirt was a tribal Chinese costume and the bikini was everyday wear in Brazil. You never know what kind of neat facts you'll discover.
Start imagining how you can combine styles from various periods with elements and garment designs from completely different cultures and see what you can come up with.
Second, now it's time to get away from fashion altogether and take a look at the rest of what's happening visually and 'textually' in the world.
For example, when designing a Greek letter shirt (with sewn-on letters) for your fraternity or sorority there are numerous decisions that need to be made! These include selecting the apparel type, the size of the Greek letters, the colors, the stitch type, and any additional embroidery such as a Greek crest or favorite phrase.
When designing a Greek shirt, there are several things to consider - the style, brand, and color. Next, one must consider the apparel brand for their apparel. Lastly, one must decide on the clothing color for their Greek gear. Every brand has its own unique set of colors which just may be the deciding factor for the apparel brand you go with.
The stitch type on your Greek apparel is yet another factor to consider. Lastly, when designing a sorority shirt or fraternity shirt, there is the option to add additional embroideries such as a Greek crest or special wording/phrase.
This is an excellent way to further customize your Greek letter shirt. Often there is the option to select colors, font, placement, and size of embroidery.
On the off chance that you are hoping to come up with your own particular hoodie, regardless of whether for a games group or only for a social event, there are numerous custom clothing providers on the market today all offering easy-to-use and affordable services.
First of all, remember that the key component to any custom clothing item is color.
To choose the right color, you will need to consider whether you will have to include any team colors or company colors, or if you are trying to reflect the spirit of a special occasion such as a birthday party.
The second tip is to take your time coming up with a few concepts for the design
The next tip is to not be afraid of going elsewhere to find inspiration for your designs.
Our fourth tip to bear in mind when you outline your own clothes is to remember that complicated is not always the best route to go down if you are embarking on an endeavor for the first time.
Also keep in mind that for every designer that makes it there are countless others that never experience commercial success.
As the owner of a closeout business here in New York, I can personally tell you that many of the closeout deals for clothing originated from designers that couldn't successfully market their merchandise.
If you are serious about pursuing this approach you might want to enroll in the Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons, or in another fashion school.