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7 inspiring books for fashion entrepreneurs

by Sarah

Ever thought of launching your own fashion brand, but you don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re a real fashionista who wants to know more about successful fashion labels. We found 7 inspiring books for you that tell you how to start your own fashion label and contain some interesting marketing tips. So sit down, lie back and enjoy these inspiring books!

THE FASHION DESIGNER SURVIVAL GUIDE

Mary Gehlar is consultant to hundreds of designers. This book gives you advice from popular brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Richard Tyler and many more. This fashion designer guide points you to the necessary tools to build your own fashion label.
The Fashion Designer Survival Guide

The book also goes in depth on how to make a business plan and how much money you need to start your own label. If you want to be inspired by an experienced woman like Mary Gehlar, you should really read this book.

Why should you read this book?
This book guides through the whole proces of starting your own fashion label.
Author: Mary Gehlar
Language: English
More about this book: Fashion Designer Survival Revised Expanded

SHOE DOG

Shoe Dog
Shoe Dog tells the story of the man behind the famous fashion company Nike. Meet Phil Knight, the founder of Nik
e, and discover how he has turned a passion for running into a top brand. The book is a very interesting read as it shows how a brand like Nike started small and ended up being known all over the world.

Do you want to know more about the story of Nike, are you interested in growth strategies for you business or are you simply looking to get inspired? Then you should definitely read this inspiring book.

Why should you read this book?
Discover the secret of the best-known entrepreneur in the sports world.
Author: Phil Knight
Language: English/Dutch
More about this book: Shoe Dog

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL FASHION MARKETING

This book introduces you to marketing strategies in the fashion bus
The Fundamentals Of Digital Marketing
iness. Read interesting interviews and case studies of popular brands and marketing companies.

The fundamentals of digital fashion marketing is not only a book to just read, it’s also full of nice activities and exercises to carry out. Read this book if you want to learn more about digital marketing and the positive effects it can have on your business.

Why should you read this book?
The Fundamentals teaches you more about online marketing, social media, video, mobile technologies… A must read for entrepreneurs in the digital age!
Author: Clare Harris
Language: English
More about this book: The fundamentals of digital Fashion marketing

HOW TO SET UP & RUN A FASHION LABEL

How to set up & run a fashion label

Get inspired by this book that tells you all about how to set up a fashion label. It gives you tips, case studies and concrete action points with a clear plan of action.

The first 18 months of your company are always the hardest, this book tells you all about how to start a successful fashion label.

Why should you read this book?
It will tell you everything about marketing, PR and finances.
Author: Toby Meadows
Language: English
More about this book: How to set up & run a fashion label

FASHIONPEDIA

FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary with technical terms concerning styles and materials. This book is full of beautiful illustrations en infographics. You'll be finding lot's of interesting
Fashionpediastuff related to fashion: history, details, accessoires, textiles…

It's an easy and pleasurable read and totally suitable for everyone in the fashion industry.

Why should you read this book?
It’s basically a fashion encyclopedia in your pocket, everything you need and want to know can be found in this book.
Author: Fashionary
Language: English
More about this book: FASHIONPEDIA

CAPTURE YOUR STYLE (NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!)

Capture your style
Fashion blogger Aimee Song ,who has more than five million followers, shares her passion for instagram in this book. 
She wrote this guide on how to use instagram to its full potential and gives tips and tricks. She'll tell you what pictures to take, when to post and how to get more followers. 
If you want your brand to be a success on Instagram, you should definitely read this book and discover all of Aimee's secrets.
 

Why should you read this book?
The best apps for great pictures, how to get more followers on instagram, all the secrets about how to get your brand popular on Instagram... Today more than ever, this is the book every aspiring fashion brand owner should read. 
Author: Aimee Song
Language: EnglishMore about this book: Capture your style

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STARTING A CLOTHING LINE

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Clothing Line

Do you have a great idea for an awesome t-shirt line? Do you want to start your own clothing label without losing time or money? This book is thé guide that teaches you how to start your own successful clothing line.

Why do you have to read this book?
The book manages to provide relevant content and tools to start a successful clothing brand.
Author: David Codamo
Language: English
More about this book: The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Clothing Line

BONUS: MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT THIS INTERESTING DOCUMENTARY
 

THE RISING POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS.

Influencers have been the trendsetters for years now. This ten-minute documentary shows the impact of how influencers affect people. Interestingly enough, it's not only up to influencers with huge amounts of followers to set the tone...

 
 
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