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Fashion Resource Directory

 

THE ULTIMATE FASHION RESOURCE DIRECTORY

 

SECTIONS

Manufacturing

Fabric & Trims

Packaging

Design Resources

Agents

Business Resources

Freelance Designers

Photography

Fashion Education

Modeling Agencies

Events & Tradeshows

Design Competitions

Books

Supplies

Print On Demand

 

MANUFACTURING

Knit apparel manufacturer in India.

They provide a wide variety of OEM products, such as System Jackets, Wool Coats, Faux Shearling, Skiwear, Promotional Jackets, and more.

Specialize in bespoke manufacturing, low minimum options, can provide more services such as creative, technical, sourcing, and retail strategies. Based in the UK.

Producing knit fabrics, cut parts and full-package programs.

Garment, textiles, and accessories manufacturer.

Full-package clothing manufacturer providing development, production, and marketing.

Full service apparel manufacturing - design, pattern making, and production.

Knitwear and yarn manufacturer

Customized manufacturing solutions.

Apparel development and production in Texas, USA.

Garment manufacturer out of China.

Apparel manufacturing and development.


FABRIC & TRIMS

Lingerie, swim, and corsetry trims and fabric.

Fabric supplier out of New York, USA.

Trims and supplies for corsetry. They also have subsidiaries for leather, hat, bra, and costume supplies.

Custom fabric printing for fashion fabric, bulk, and interior fabric.

Silk fabric, silk dye, art supplies, and dyeable blanks.

Wholesale fabric supplier based in California, USA.

Crystals, beads, and supplies.

Silk fabric supplier.

Bulk fabric pricing from Joann’s. Must have a company ID to apply. Rebates for spending (all purchases apply).

Silk fabric supplier.

Millinery supplier including horsehair.

Performance fabric manufacturer.

Rhinestones, trims, buttons, ribbons, and supplies.

Fabric supplier based in New York, USA.

Custom printed fabric, no minimums.

Crystals and Rhinestones.

Knitwear manufacturer and fleece textile.

Wholesale fabric with the option for a swatch box delivery.

Silk fabric supplier.


PACKAGING

Personalized & custom printed ribbon & care labels. Great customer service!

Apparel hangtags and other paper products.

Custom printed tissue paper, stickers, and tape. Great customer service!

Custom stickers, labels, and more.

Custom embossers, rubber stamps & gifts. Great customer service!


DESIGN RESOURCES

Thread, color, and stitch and seam information. Check out more in this post.

Sizing standards, stitch and seam standards. Check out more in this post.

A magazine and resource for fashion creatives, executives and entrepreneurs.

Fashion templates, books, sketchbooks, and other fashion tools.

Paid search tool for finding manufacturer’s. Have some other resources on their site as well.

Sewing supply store.

Online trend forecasting, live analytics and design tools.


AGENTS

Concept, design development, and production management.

Design, pre-production, manufacturing, and management. Based out of CA, USA.

Product design and development including compliance, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and more.

Customized manufacturing solutions and private label products.


BUSINESS RESOURCES

Community, membership, and fashion course site. Business advice for fashion professionals.

CRM for creative businesses.


FREELANCE DESIGNERS

Fashion designer and tech pack specialist.

Providing technical and fashion design services to fashion startups.

Production and sourcing consultant, knitwear specialist.


PHOTOGRAPHY

Personal branding and product photography out of WA, USA. Offers a returning client referral program.

Photos, video, and written content for individuals, fashion, and products.

Pro commercial and lifestyle photographer.


FASHION EDUCATION

Access to fashion resources and education. They have closed their doors, but the content is still available on their website.

The UK’s biggest range of fashion specific courses in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.

Fashion and Textile Designer coaching designers in Photoshop, Illustrator, and more.

Free technical and creative design tutorials and education.

Tutorials to become a successful fashion designer.

Designer community membership, tools and trainings, and educational blog.

Design and illustration education on YouTube.


MODELING AGENCIES

Modeling agency based out of Seattle, WA and New York, NY - USA.

Modeling agency out of Seattle, WA - USA.

Modeling agency out of Seattle, WA - USA.


EVENTS & TRADESHOWS

High performance, functional fabric sourcing event out of Portland and New York - USA.

Sourcing event covering all fabrics in the spectrum, based out of New York, USA.


DESIGN COMPETITIONS

A costume design competition focused on remakes of popular cosplay.

Covers many product categories with the opportunity to win several awards. Deadline for application is September 30th. Fee is required for entry.

Design competition focused on out of this world wearable art costumes. Based out of New Zealand, competition opens September 28th.


BOOKS

A book on fashion illustration methods.

A book on draping for beginners.

A book on pattern making for beginners.

A book on technical design for fashion designers.


SUPPLIES

Custom dress forms and size and fit solutions.

Adjustable dress form from Sewing Machine Plus.

Professional dress forms in different shapes and sizes.


PRINT ON DEMAND

Wholesale printable apparel and accessories.

Full-service custom embroidery, screen print, sign and graphic design studio with locations in Wyoming and Montana, USA.

Custom fabric, apparel, homeware, and leather printing.

Wholesale printable apparel and accessories promotional goods.

Custom printed and embroidered apparel and accessories.

 

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