Explore the exciting world of Fashion Buying and Fashion Merchandising in this interactive 2 day Fashion Design workshop. The workshop focuses on Range Development by highlighting and identifying the critical contribution the buying and merchandising departments play in the development of successful design ideas.

15 – 16 November 2012

09:00 – 16:00

R 1 600.00

What to bring:
Stationery for taking notes

Workshop Outline

Day 1
Morning Session
•Where and what is Fashion
•Retails Formats
•The Buying Office
•The Buyer
•The Merchandiser
•The Designer

Afternoon Session
• Fashion Research
• Understanding your market
• Product and Market positioning
• 4 Key Approaches to good Fashion Research

Day 2

Morning Session
• Range Planning
• Buying Seasons
• Range Building
• Garment life-cycle
• Ansoff Matrix

Afternoon Session
• Buying and the Law
• Negotiation
• Sourcing
• Case study – Zara’s postponement strategy
• Critical Paths
• Quality

Book your place now to avoid disappointment. Remember to please provide your name, telephone number, your current grade and school name. For bookings email: derek@elizabethgalloway.co.za.