THE

APPAREL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PODCAST

On each episode of The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, Ana and Klas Kristiansson – apparel industry experts, authors, and speakers will discuss hands-on tactics touching on all areas involved in running and growing a meaningful, successful apparel brand. Learn practical strategies about sustainability, design, product range planning, marketing, sales, community growth, e-commerce, and entrepreneurship. You’ll also hear inspiring interviews with apparel industry experts and entrepreneurs about their tips and journeys in this fast-paced industry. This podcast is a must-listen for everybody that is running an apparel brand or is working in the clothing industry.

New episode every Tuesday!

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    AEP021 – YOUR BRAND AESTHETIC, BRAND MESSAGING & HANDLING COMPLAINTS

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP021 In this episode, we will cover four topics. These four topics have been requested by our community, and they are all very relevant today. The four topics we talk about today are: How to find your brand aesthetic. How to be authentic with your message. The difference in going to college and online education.......

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    AEP020 – YOUR PERSONAL FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP020 In this episode, we talk about your physical and mental foundation. You’ve heard us talk about your brand’s foundation and that it needs to be solid for your brand to succeed. Well, it’s the same thing with you. You need to have a solid foundation to function and have an optimized output in......

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    AEP019 – WHO DO YOU NEED ON YOUR TEAM? IMPORTANT ROLES TO FILL, TO HELP YOU TAKE YOUR BRAND TO THE NEXT LEVEL

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP019 Having an idea for an apparel brand is easy. Making that into a reality takes knowledge and effort, and taking it to new heights into a successful blooming apparel business, well that’s an entirely different story.    What is certain though is that you will not be able to get there alone.   ......

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    AEP018 – ONLINE MARKETING, COLLABORATIONS & ATTRACTING CUSTOMERS

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP018 This is the 18th episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, and today we talk about online marketing, collaborations, and attracting customers. What’s most important for us and you is that you make progress in your business. We don’t just want you to listen and get inspired, well that’s fine too sometimes and its......

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    AEP017 – INCREASING PROFITS, WORKING WITH PATTERNS & STARTING A KIDS CLOTHING BRAND

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP017 In this episode, we are addressing how to work with patterns and communicating with manufacturers overseas. Is it possible to make the patterns and samples locally and then send them overseas for pattern grading and production? A few years ago, we started and ran a kids clothing brand. In this episode, we talk about......

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    AEP016 – HOW TO GET BACK IN THE GAME

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast In this episode, we will get, as usual, very tactical.  How do you get back after a setback in business or a failed business? Presumably, this is your dream, this is your passion, but stuff happens and your business failed, how do you bring it back to life, back on track and turn it around......

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    AEP015 – YOUR BUSINESS FOUNDATION

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast In this episode, we talk about entrepreneurship and your apparel brand’s foundation. 10 years ago we started our first apparel brand. Even though we had experience from working in the apparel industry, it was a challenge getting a good grip of starting up a business. Just the administration around registering the business, arranging bank......

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    AEP014 – HOW TO FIND YOUR NICHE IN THE MARKET PLACE

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast In this episode we talk about How To Find Your Niche In The Market Place. This is an extremely important topic and one that is vital if you are just starting out. If you are an existing brand, you might want to tap into new markets, expand your collection and product segments and these......

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    AEP013 – FABRIC SOURCING 101

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast This podcast episode is about sourcing fabrics for your apparel brand as well as preparing you for visiting fashion trade shows. We know this topic is really interesting for many of you since there are loads of trade fairs going on now. This episode will prepare you as much as possible before visiting fairs so you......

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    AEP012 – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS II

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode, we are again answering some questions that you guys have sent us. We are addressing questions regarding the packaging of your garments, crowdfunding, Portuguese manufacturers, building your team, and if it’s alway necessary to address a need when designing your collection. So a nice spread of topics today that are......

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    AEP011 – QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE STARTING AN APPAREL BRAND

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship podcast, we are taking you to the beginning. Way before you start or have started your brand. We are walking you through 23 questions that you should or need to ask yourself before starting an apparel brand. We would also say that this episode is not......

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    AEP010 – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

    Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode we are answering some questions that you guys have sent us. The questions you have sent in and that we are answering are fantastic, and they are very relevant to many of you. We are talking about finding and contacting retailers, working as a design consultant and working with a......