Posts in Starting Out
Making the Most of your Lookbooks & Line Sheets

We have found a great little platform that is easy to create your lookbook & line sheets that not only allows you to create a multiple of different layouts but also has the function to take orders with a click of a button!

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Preparing for Your First Shoot: Designer Edition

The creative industries talk a lot about how models, actors, and brands can prepare themselves for a shoot. But what about the person behind the lens? Many designers want to step out and create, produce, and publish their own material – but often aren’t sure where to start or what is involved.

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Step by Step with A Fitting Connection

So you want to create a product or a clothing label and you know you want some support along the way. But where and who do you trust? There are many people that you can turn including us but we know that before you pick up that phone you want to know what to expect from working with our team here at A Fitting Connection…. so read on lovely people.

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Top 5 Common Garment Defects

Whether you’re a producer (local or offshore) or the end-consumer there is nothing more frustrating than to find the product has a defect, or worse, multiple defects. Especially when you believe you’re paying for a high standard of quality.

So, here are top 5 garment defects to look for and how you can instruct the manufacturer to fix them. 

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Your Fitting Connection Freight Guide to Importing Your Goods

All you need to know about shipping and importing can be found here, and if you have any further questions we are a quick email/phone call away with all the answers.

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My Why...... What's Yours?

“So I can work around my kidlets”. This person turned to me and said “That is an outcome of what you do and there are many things that will allow you to be there for your kids”. Again, she asked “What is your why?”. This question sat with me for many months.

Then one day I had that light bulb moment…

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The Top 9 Things to do Before Sourcing Stockists

So you’re ready to take your fashion label to the next level and gain distribution through the right stockists. That’s amazing, congratulations! But don’t know where to start?

We here at, A Fitting Connection, a Melbourne company dedicated to launching fashion labels, suggests that you do these top 9 things before sourcing stockists.

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How long should I allow for sampling and the production process?

This is not only a great question, but an important question to ask so that you can determine timelines and ensure you receive your product within your expected time frame.

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Understanding the Sample Process

If you understand how the sample process works you are much better prepared for the journey you’re about to undertake. Not only will you have a better understanding of how long the process will take, you will also understand the industry language when talking to designers, patternmakers, garment technicians, manufacturers and suppliers.

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