6-Week Sustainable Clothing Brand Launch Accelerator

Follow Our 6-Step Process From Idea To Market Launch

Build Your Foundation  |  Manage Your Business  |  Build Your Brand

Design Your Collection  |  Produce Your Garments  |  Sell Your Products

Have you always wanted to start your own sustainable apparel brand?

Do you have a great brand idea, but don't know how to make it into a reality?

Do you want to have full creative freedom, get out of the 9 to 5 rut, and run a clothing business on your own terms?

Just imagine how proud you will feel when you create purposeful and environmentally friendly products.

Imagine how proud you will feel seeing your garments on real people next year.

Imagine having an income, doing what you love, being creative and building your brand based on your values and beliefs.

If that sounds like you, we’ve got you covered!

Here’s why we created this course:

Back in 2009 both of us worked 9-5 jobs. We travelled extensively and every time we packed our bags we were frustrated with the amount of clothes to bring. We needed versatile products, that could be used in urban and outdoor environments. We wanted to create a clothing brand for our needs.

We knew design, product development and tech but we had major gaps in branding, marketing and sales and most of all in how to run and manage a profitable business.

We Googled, we went to industry events but what gave us the progress leaps was talking to industry experts. People that had done what we were trying to do. We didn’t have to reinvent the wheel, we just had to implement tried, tested and proven frameworks that other entrepreneurs had done successfully.

We have created this live course to give you the ENTIRE framework, so you can save time, know exactly what to do and avoid costly mistakes.

And why do we push sustainability?

In the past couple of years and especially the last 6 months, the apparel industry has seen some major shifts towards more sustainable practices.

Customers and especially the younger generation want to buy from responsible brands. From brands that put planet earth and its wellbeing,  including the workers and animal welfare, first.

There are more ways of conducting a sustainable apparel brand than just using recycled materials and we will cover the fundamentals from idea to manufacturing, to the launch of your products. 

Introducing the:

6 Week Sustainable Clothing Brand Launch Accelerator

- From Idea To Market Launch

The educational content will be “dripped” out –  every Monday of that week.

Every week there are Q&A sessions to have your most pressing questions answered.

You will be given templates, checklists and the tools needed to work through the course.   

Not just fashion

Apparel Entrepreneurship is for ALL apparel products, not just fashion.
Activewear and Sportswear
Streetwear
Childrenswear
Eveningwear
Outdoorwear 
and all other apparel products. We’ve even worked with a pole dancing wear brand:)

More than a just design, or just manufacturing

Why Apparel Entrepreneurship is called exactly that – Apparel ENTREPRENEURSHIP, is because starting and building an apparel brand is MORE than just a small tiny part like design.

You need to educate yourself to be the CEO of your brand.

You need to learn about running a profitable business, strategy, about online, social media, marketing, team building, sales, and ALL the other parts involved in building a brand. 

Apparel Entrepreneurship covers all aspects! It’s a ONE stop shop!

Taught by experts Ana & Klas Kristiansson

Our mission is to help entrepreneurs build profitable and purposeful apparel brands to positively impact their own and their customers lives.
We are the founders of the online educational platform Apparel Entrepreneurship.
We host the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast.
We are authors of the book Apparel Entrepreneurship How To Successfully Start & Run A Clothing Brand.
We are running a technical apparel design agency since 12 years
We are apparel brand strategy consultants – design, brand, sustainability and innovation
We are the founders of Desinder.com, the online connecting platform for brands and freelance designers worldwide.

Ana & Klas Kristiansson
Ana & Klas Kristiansson

Ana's Background

  • BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in New York & Paris.
  • 20+ years experience from the apparel industry.
  • Designed and product developed award winning products for international outdoor brands.
  • Launched and run 2 own brands.

Klas's Background

  • MSc in Digital Communication from the Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm & ENST Paris.
  • 20+ years experience from working with sales, marketing, e-commerce, project management, and business development.
  • Launched and run 2 own brands.

Our promise to you is this:

This Course will guide you through our proven 6-step success blueprint on how to go from just an idea, to learning exactly what it takes to launch your own profitable sustainable apparel brand.

At the end of this course you will know how to turn your idea into a reality, and you will have the building blocks to run a sustainable business.

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Create A Sustainable Clothing Brand

Apparel Entrepreneurship Masterclass

WHAT YOU GET

Course Videos

3+ hours of course videos with 8 comprehensive lessons that will guide you through these steps:

  • Build your foundation
  • Manage your business
  • Build your brand
  • Design your collection
  • Make your garments
  • Sell your products
Apparel Course Videos

Support & Live Q&A Sessions

Weekly live sessions to answer your questions during the course.

Reading Materials

Complementing reading material to give you actionable steps to master skills such as:

  • How to fit a garment
  • How to comment a garment
  • Marketing tactics
  • Fabric knowledge
  • Quality control
  • How to make a tech pack
  • & more
Reading materials

Downloadable Templates

Actionable, step-by-step checklists and templates that produce specific results and allow you to understand and implement the course learnings with ease and speed. Including:

  • Course completion secrets
  • The complete Course Workbook
  • Startup Checklist
  • Apparel Glossary
  • Business Plan Template
  • Budget Template
  • Bootstrap list
  • Customer Profile Template
  • Marketing Tactics Checklist
  • Product Price Matrix
  • Male and Female croquis templates
  • Manufacturing Checklist
  • Online Store Checklist
  • Order Form Template

LISTEN TO WHAT OUR COMMUNITY SAYS ABOUT APPAREL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

I’m so glad I found Apparel Entrepreneurship.  Before meeting this dynamic duo, I lacked a clear roadmap to create and launch my fashion brand.  Their materials, such as their detailed book, provided a timeline and information on each step to creating a new fashion brand.  Having access to their live Q&A was helpful since Ana and Klas were ready to answer any questions submitted.  Not only are they knowledgeable but they are committed to the success of all apparel entrepreneurs!
Tan Gopal
USA
Apparel Entrepreneurship helped me to finally start working with confidence on my brand. I did not know anything about how to start fashion brand etc. The amount of knowledge and information that is available from Apparel Entrepreneurship is invaluable. It guided me into the right direction when it came to what to do and what not do to. Thank you Ana & Klas!
Phil Nelson
Holland
I started my company with basically zero knowledge about the apparel industry. With no network, no experience not even basic industry knowledge. The complexity of it is frightening ….so frightening, that at one point I was on the verge of giving up. And this is when I came across the Apparel Entrepreneurship community. It was like getting a structured handbook – it’s extremely useful! Access to many years of industry expert knowledge, giving me a strong basis and opening my eyes to directions, trends and necessities I haven’t even though of before……and whenever I’m stuck or in doubt, I can always count on the community to help me out. I can’t express how grateful I am to Ana and Klas for starting this! Thank you!
Edit Nagy
Hungary
Apparel Entrepreneurship’s focused pool of information, contacts, and templates is a service that I couldn’t get anywhere else. I am coming from another industry and for me, AE is both a crash course and a support system to make my development process both faster and more accurate. I’m also looking forward to seeing how the community grows and I expect that to be another source of valuable information and support as I’m preparing to launch and then grow my brand.
Joonas Luotonen
Finland
Apparel Entrepreneurship is such a valuable asset to any clothing brand. Ana and Klas both have a wealth of experience from setting up their own brands which means that the advice, based on these experiences, is realistic and actionable. They provide useful resources to help brands learn about the elements required for running a clothing line, and the tools and templates offered here are extremely valuable as they are hard to find elsewhere. The availability of the community helps to make brands feel well supported by the two of them, and by other entrepreneurs.
Charlie Pollard
USA
I am a french entrepreneur. I knew nothing about the apparel business, when I bumped onto Apparel Entrepreneuship. Whaouh! This is the perfect balance between knowledge, user-friendly tools, and community. I found it very useful to learn about the business and interact with pros.
Thomas Blard
France
What Apparel Entrepreneurship has created is long overdue in this industry. Your experience and the content you create out of it is of very high value, not only for new starters but also for those that already deal within a running system, to better understand the full picture. It provides a nice guidance and source of help for those who do not have the relevant network yet to get proper information from.
Simone Meier
Germany
Starting my own brand seemed like a too big of a project for me to embark on. I didn’t know where to start, what questions to ask or where to turn. Ana and Klas at Apparel Entrepreneurship, helped me with everything! Their combined knowledge and experience is impressive. They set the tone for what was to come, they gave me guidance of where to start, from branding, marketing, hangtags, to neck and size labels, to patterns, fabric, and manufacturer hunting. They walked with me every step of the way and having them as a guide made the journey feel safer and they do push things forward. You’re never standing still and if I ever had any questions – they’re super quick to answer. The best part was that they are so passionate and invested in the work that they do. They genuinely care and they want you to succeed.
Emine Güler
UK

THE 6-STEP PROCESS

Apparel Entrepreneurship 6-Step Process

Step 1

Build a solid foundation to run your brand efficiently and effectively.

Step 2

Manage your finances, team, story, and business strategy.

Step 3

Create a strong brand identity, find your target customer, and master your marketing strategy.

Step 4

Define your collection, design your styles, and source the right materials.

Step 5

Create patterns and samples. Find the right manufacturer, control quality & plan the bulk production.

Step 6

Determine your sales strategy, explore different sales channels, and succeed with your customer care.

A BRIGHT FUTURE

Fashion is a $3 trillion industry. The worldwide revenue for the e-commerce fashion industry is expected to grow to $713 billion in 2022.

 

This means huge opportunities!

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6 Week Sustainable Clothing Brand Launch Accelerator

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who is this course right for?

This course is right for you if you have an apparel brand idea or concept and want to make that into a reality. You do not need to have prior industry experience. You will learn step by step how to create a unique design, product develop it, and get it into customers’ hands – sustainably.

This course is also great for entrepreneurs in their startup phase that want to have a clear step-by-step framework for a successful launch.

What else do I need in order to finish the course? Tools or other tech?

To watch and consume the course, you will need to have a computer or tablet and a good internet connection. You will be emailed the link to each session beforehand.

Most importantly – a notebook:)

How much time will the course take to complete?

The educational content will take ca 9 hours to consume (1,5h each session/every Week).

But it’s the thinking, and working in between the sessions that will take time to put into action.

We suggest that you dedicate 1h per day or allocate at least 3 hours per week to have momentum and to have a continuous thought process and implementation time.

What happens after the 6 weeks?

You will be equipped to launch your sustainable clothing brand and create a profitable and purposeful clothing business.

If you want ongoing support and access to tools and resources you are welcome to join the Apparel Entrepreneurship membership.

Will I have access to the course after 6 weeks?

Yes, you will have access to all the course material for 2 years, which allows you to revisit any part of the course as many times as you like for a long time.

The live sessions will be recorded and you can also access these for 2 years.

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