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Fashion Photography Basics

For all the energy you spend designing and creating, it’s a shame if a photograph fails to capture your effort when you put your pieces out into the world. This crash course in Fashion photography will definitely help you master the art,…

5 Reasons You Need a Business Mentor

Having a mentor is one of the things in life that those that most need it – either don’t know about it or don’t know how to find one; and those that we would consider as least needing one i.e. they are already successful – almost without…

How to Network Even If You Hate It

Being in the fashion industry means that you have to schmooze (read: network as a professional) at events. But being a fashion business owner means that you have to effectively network with a range of people, at a number of different…

Design and Product Development

It is no secret that the fashion industry is predominantly a product-based industry. Success is often underpinned by great design, strong product and well-structured collections. Many fashion companies and brands launch and eventually fail…

Financing a Fashion Business

Financing a business – any business – is one of the key components and pre-requisites to being in business. There are some businesses that do not require large capital at the start, and in fact some get the clients to pay in advance of the…

Equity vs. Debt

Financing a business can come in many forms, but regardless of how you raise cash, more often than not you will be dealing with equity or debt. So, let’s explain what they are, and how they can work for or against us.

How to Run a Fashion Competition

With the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund competition underway - the winner of £200,000 and a year-long mentoring program will be revealed on Tuesday 24 March 2015 - Utelier was inspired to seek advice for fashion professionals who want to…

Setting the Table by Danny Meyer

Ever wondered if you can be a good ‘boss’ without being mean and hated? Do you fall asleep at the thought of a business book? Love food and a good 'How I Made It' story? If your answers are yes, yes and yes - you are in luck, there is a…