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How to Get your line into boutiques/ shops

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Getting your line into boutiques/ shops 


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What you should know before you approach a boutique/shop

Being in a room with two buyers can be a very tense situation. Throw

on top of that inexperience and you are quickly…


Added by Lance Gordon on October 17, 2016 at 5:49am — No Comments

How to Finance Your Clothing Line...using CrowdFunding


     OK, it's 2011, you have been promising yourself that this will be the year you start your clothing line. You have a ton of ideas maybe even have a few sketches, but no cash to bring your vision to life.  Now what do you do?  Don't panic...your situation is not at all uncommon among new designers and start up clothing companies.  I have a creative solution that just might solve your problem dear fashionista! There is a new trend going on right now; where designers are…


Added by Lance Gordon on January 19, 2011 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

The current state of Fashion

Business as usual has gone out the window...rather in today's business climate, we must adapt, compromise and negotiate to thrive in this current tough economy. Today's fashion consumer is looking for real value, maximum leverage and results for every dollar they commit.

Added by Lance Gordon on November 11, 2010 at 11:10am — No Comments

Financing your Fashion dream...using a private Investor

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When launching your fashion business, you will have many concerns, especially when it comes to financing the enterprise. A private investor may be a wonderful option if you haven’t established much credit yet in your life. Private investors are likely to work closer with you and give you a chance at establishing credit. A…


Added by Lance Gordon on September 28, 2010 at 8:16pm — 2 Comments

This could be you!!! Design Principles client, booth at Coterie show in New York

Congratulations Phyllis and Laura, you launched your luuxury handbag line!!! Who's our Next Star? Thinking about starting or expanding your own clothing, accessories or Jewelry line, but not sure where to start? We can help. We work with new brands like to provide them with all the development services they need to create…


Added by Lance Gordon on September 22, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Design Principles clients' Bolche Bags and Something Rebellious by Ben Massing go to New York Fashion Week!

Design Principles does Fsahion week New York! We are proud to have two of our clients, and in the Fall 2010 market week showing in New York…

Added by Lance Gordon on September 20, 2010 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Financing Your Fashion Dream part 1


Added by Lance Gordon on September 14, 2010 at 8:39pm — 1 Comment

Designer Lance Gordon films short promo infomercial for The Design Principle's client,

Boy am I tired! I have a new respect for Hollywood. But what an Amazing day! I just got back from a full day of filming at an exclusive production studio for a soon to be huge online shopping venture....shhhhh, mums the word! While I can't reveal all the details yet, what I can tell you is that yours truely was asked to promote and our newly launched client , a luxury…


Added by Lance Gordon on September 8, 2010 at 10:37pm — No Comments

who is "The Design Principles" ? Well, I'm sooo glad you asked...

THE DESIGN PRINCIPLES, LLC is a full package apparel development and production solution to the Fashion Industry. We specialize in working with small to large size clothing and accessories lines for all markets and price points. Our joint team of apparel industry professionals encompasses over 30 years of working knowledge from brand development to manufacturing. Our extensive menu of services allows us to offer a total…


Added by Lance Gordon on September 4, 2010 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Financing your Fashion dream...pre-post

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Have you ever wanted to launch or expand a clothing line in the fashion business but lacked signifigant capital to get it off the ground? Dont give up hope! There are several options to help you dear fashionista. This topic is perhaps the number one requested item for advice that people write me about. I have decided to devote the next several articles to…


Added by Lance Gordon on September 1, 2010 at 6:20pm — 1 Comment

FASHION JOKE OF THE DAY...THE DRESS...warning, very funny!!!!!!!!

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A woman stopped by, unannounced, at her son's house.

...She knocked on the door and then immediately walked in. She was shocked to see her daughter-in-law lying on the couch, totally naked.

Soft music was playing, and the aroma of perfume filled the room.

"What are you doing?!" she asked.

"I'm waiting for John to come home from work," the daughter-in-law answered.

"But… Continue

Added by Lance Gordon on August 31, 2010 at 3:54am — No Comments


Attention Fashion Entrepreneurs,

I am happy to announce the paperwork has been filed and the switch is complete. Effective January 12, 2010, We are now THE DESIGN PRINCIPLES LLC. All future new contracts, invoices and documents will reflect the new name change. If you have an existing agreement under LANCE GORDON DESIGNS, not to worry, we will continue to service your account and your existing agreement is VALID. This is a formal letter of declaration, informing our past… Continue

Added by Lance Gordon on January 16, 2010 at 11:49am — No Comments

Attention curious designers everywhere!!

I am finally opening up my contact book and head and starting a Blog. I will be telling all my best tips and tricks, industry advice and answering questions on how to get started in the fashion industry. Go here to sign up for the blog and each new post will arrive in your email. If anybody would like to guest write an article and share with the group what you have to offer, I am happy to share space, just shoot me an email- It's all about the fashion community, as… Continue

Added by Lance Gordon on October 17, 2009 at 9:49am — 3 Comments


In This first Blog post, I would like to introduce myself to my future readers and tell you a little bit about myself and my background. I own a small, private label design firm. I work with a variety of new clients looking to break into the fashion industry. My team and I have created custom packages to help launch designers and other start up clothing companies. Our PROGRAM essentially combines all the steps needed to professionally launch an apparel line into the marketplace. If thier needs… Continue

Added by Lance Gordon on May 7, 2009 at 1:02am — 3 Comments

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