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Best Fashion Production Incubator: WhiteStar Manufacturing
Austin’s fashion scene is bursting at the seams. But where can a designer go once the gown is shown or the suit has made it down the runway? With over a hundred machines of virtually every function, this new apparel manufacturing facility has the ability to design and manufacture your product, be it a prototype or sales sample, a short run or mass production. With a number of available studio spaces and skilled onsite staff at their fingertips, designers may have patterns and samples developed for them, or may come in and share the main cutting and patterning facilities and see the job through from start to finish.
The 50 Coolest Businesses in America 2012 Business Insider Magazine
Year after year, cities across America continue to surprise us with new, innovative, and downright awesome businesses.This year we’ve already brought you the coolest new businesses in Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco, and now we’ve gone nationwide, finding the hottest restaurants, boutiques, startups, and everything in between across the U.S.
The 24 Coolest Businesses in Austin 2013 Business Insider Magazine
Austin is more than the live music capital of the world — it’s also the best place to start a business.”Keep Austin weird” is the motto that leaps triumphantly from the mouths of native Austinites, signifying the city’s pride in its small, local businesses.We’ve found the coolest small businesses in Austin. Some of them may be “weird,” but only in the best way possible.
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The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Sewn Product Manufacturing
Kathleen Fasanella Entrepreneur’s Guide to Sewn Product Manufacturing. The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Sewn Product Manufacturing is often described as the garment industry “blue book”. The most highly rated book in the business is guaranteed to get you off to a solid start or your money back.
Cherie Bixler – Guide to Starting a Fashion Company
What will you Learn in this book: Simple step by step guide, avoid pitfalls, overcome your fear of getting started with strategies for success, guide to fashion terms so suppliers take your seriously, illustrations and charts you will need, learn $ saving tips, entertaining fashion drama and great photographs, valuable resources to get you off to a running start, informative quiz to see if you are ready to start!.