Mentee's Launch: Frankie + Roy

Mentee’s Launch: Frankie + Roy

Jessica Haley, the Founder of Frankie + Roy, came to us in August 2016 with an idea to create a range of slim-fitting childrenswear. Jess became increasingly aware of how hard it was to find clothing that would fit her two boys, and as a result, took matters into her own hands and began working

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What We Can Learn From A Negative Review

It is an unfortunate side of the business in this day and age that reviews can be written about a business by anyone and can cause a new enquiry like yourself concern about a business. We don’t get many of these reviews and it has taken me a long time to find the most positive

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Your Brand. Your Launch.

Your Brand. Your Launch.

If you are an emerging fashion designer, from day 1 you are probably considering your brand launch. What lengths should you go to in organising a launch? Is a launch expensive? Well, like anything in life, launching your brand, and the expense behind it comes down to YOU. At Sample Room, we’ve seen many different

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Off-Shore versus On-Shore Manufacturing

Off-Shore versus On-Shore Manufacturing

At Sample Room, there are many questions that we are often asked. One of those is ‘Where is the best place to have my designs manufactured?’ We don’t mind answering this question however many times it is asked of us because our job is to support you. But there is not one answer that fits

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Mentee's Launch: Gabrielle Spencer's Bridal

Mentee’s Launch: Gabrielle Spencer’s Bridal

Inspired by nature and the rustic beauty of the country-side, Gabrielle Spencer came to Sample Room with an incredibly strong vision for her designs and business. Staying true to her love of pure fabrics and elegant styling, she has followed her designer instinct to create an absolutely stunning range for brides of any age, shape

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Organise Yourself

Organise Yourself

When emerging designers come to Sample Room and join our mentoring program, Fashion Label Launchpad, we understand that they can all be at different stages of their design cycle. This is because the program runs for six months but the start of that program is up to the individual. However, the nature of being in

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Working on Shoots

Working on Shoots

When most people think about fashion, the development very quickly leaps from drawing a picture to a full-blown photo shoot. By now, if you have read any of these blogs you will understand there is a whole lot of complicated work that goes on in between. But today we would like to discuss the planning

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