Sunday, February 22, 2015

FAQ Related to Apparel Design, Tech Packs and Garment Manufacturing & Export

We receive a lot of queries related to tech pack design and garment manufacturing in small scale. Many of the new startup brands have similar queries and they have almost same concerns. And my answer to those queries is almost the same for all. This post is the outcome to the queries that most of the clients seek the answer. So, here are the answers that clients want to know from tech pack designer and clothing manufacturer. So here we go straight to the answer of the queries. The answers are the outcome of my experience as an apparel tech pack designer.

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How Credible and Authentic your Business?

You can visit our client testimonial as a clothing designer and garment manufacturer. Please visit the apparel brands we have served from scratch. We keep adding clients to our belt and some of our clients have their opinion about us on the blog. We are sharing what our clients have to say on this blog post. We have also shared their web address and contact details that can you can use to confirm about our service. Feel free to visit our fashion studio and garment unit in India and meet our clothing designer in person. 

Is your intent to take on start-up clients?

We support startup apparel brands with integrated clothing design and manufacturing support. Apparel brands with the limited investment when they start. But there are some limitations due to other factors like fabrics and trims MOQ. Our Intention is to support them grow big and keep doing business. If a new business comes to us it is always with a win - win intention and approach. Those clients are most welcome.

What do you need from us to get the process started?

Clients input is vital. Clothing designer can proceed further once he can visualize what the clients need. We can be certain about the style ideas only when given in a proper format. So to make the clothing designer understand you need to convey your idea in a structured format. To do so please refer the steps you should follow to convey your ideas to a technical clothing designer.   

What will be that product or service you will deliver (what does end-to-end mean)?

We are the end to end service providers for Apparel Brand. We offer Apparel Design, Tech Packs, Sample Development and Garment Manufacturing Service. Apart from this we also provide Fashion Photoshoot and E-Commerce Development Service. We have all the divisions which are there in one premise. The friction of thoughts and ideas only hampers clients interest. So, keeping all division under one roof expedite the process. This solves clients issue with vendor coordination. This is also an efficient and cost-effective way. 

What type of experience do you have with fabrics?

We have worked with Knitted Garments, Woven Garments, and Denim, Polyester Activewear Apparel. So we have experience on the fabric its quality of all the above fabrics. We also deal in Bamboo Cotton, Pima Cotton, Linen, Club Jersey, Viscose, and Fleece. We fabric processing moisture waking, Silver treatment, various kind of washes etc.

What access to have to fabrics?

We have our fabric vendors from all over India like Ludhiana, Tirupur, Ahmadabad, Surat etc.

How do you produce your fabric prints?

Yes, we do produce printed fabrics depending on the order we have to prepare garments. We need   3000 meters or 600 KG knitted fabric order for custom printed fabric.

What fabric testing do you do?

We do all kind of testing like GSM Check, Acid Check, and Azo checking. This depends on the buyer need.

What type of cost will be involved with your services?

We need to know your need and service you are seeking. We bill our customers in pay as you go method. So depending on your need we can offer our quote.

What is your product development timeline?

This again depends on the style you have. We can give you the timeline and cost of the product development only when we have the Tech Pack in our hand. We do not give any timeline or cost without technical details of your garment design.

What is your garment production timeline (to delivery)?

Usually, the Garment Manufacturing Time Line is 45 to 60 days. But, there might be 10 days.

What format do you provide that your final product?

We send tech packs through email and in PDF, Coreldraw and jpeg format. With this, you also get the measurement spec sheet in Excel Spreadsheet. To know more about our services on tech pack design and manufacturing visit our website.

Do you develop patterns? Do you do grading? What type of file is the pattern in that you produce?

We have our In-House Pattern Designers can provide Patterns both Manually and also on CAD we can give you the Pattern Flat File and Grading on DST format or Flat File Format which you can give any plotter to print the garment patterns. 

Do you do graphics? What type of file is the pattern/graphics in that you produce?

We are a Complete Fashion Studio and Provide Every Service that is required to Start an Apparel Line. In that, T-Shirt Graphics is also included. We have specialized apparel graphic designers to design graphics. We work on Corel Draw so Most of the Graphic Vectors You will get on Corel Draw Format. that is CDR format. We also give PDF and JPEG for those who want to view it on their system where CorelDraw is not installed.

What is the time associated with the end-2-end process?

Complete End to End Process Goes between 45 days to 65 days Ten days Plus or Minus.
In Case You have any other queries related to the Service of Fashion Studio - Urban Purple and its Associated Garment Manufacturing and Export Unit Kindly get in touch with us through the below contact form. We Love Our Clients and Would love to answer your queries and questions and would also love to take up new assignments/orders related to Apparel Design and Garment Manufacturing and Exports.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Apparel Production Planning - Start From Scratch to Get Perfect Ending

The Importance of apparel tech pack is always being ignored by new and small apparel brands and New clothing brand. I have many examples of apparel lines contacting me after their first sample is produced and came out not up to the expectation and with repetitive co-ordination a. Sometimes people come to us with half or almost last phase of their garment manufacturing process. Below is a Mail which I received a few days back with the following comments from an apparel brand. I recently received a desperate message on my contact from for help from one clothing brand from the USA, who is working hard to grow his new clothing company.

"Comment: hello I have clothing company name *********, over the last few years I been having problems with manufacturers messing up my pieces because of lack of detail in tech pack. I stumbled upon your site and I wanted to get in contact with you all asap because I always creating new ideas and need a company that can help illustrate and work on my tech pack. So please contact asap! Thank you!"

Apparel tech pack is created to give correct information to Garment Manufacturing Units to Follow and Proceed with garment sample development and manufacturing. So Brands must provide apparel tech pack designs to Factories to Follow. However, most of the clothing brands do not follow and ignore it. They think what difference does this make if they can manage without this. Sometimes this works well and sometimes it does not. When there are issues with the production The brand has nothing that he / she can do. The loss is quite huge if the production goes wrong. So it's better to prevent this situation and take precaution.

An apparel tech pack for a particular style is just worth 4 T-Shirts cost. If you are selling on a decent market rate. And you are producing this in quite numbers. Moreover, you can re-use the tech pack if you want to produce the garment again in future. Tech Pack Designer are Trend professionals who know what is required in a garment and provide detailing in the tech pack and spec sheet with lots of research. So ignoring this part involves lots of risk in production.

So if you were waiting for the perfect time to seize this opportunity, the time is now. Fill the Contact form today and our consultants would give you all support you need to become the next successful Apparel Brand.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Fashion Trend and Color Trend 2014 - 2015

Every fashion conversation begins with color! Color excites, ignites and stimulates the senses, creating endless possibilities for a individual to reinvent his / her wardrobe. Customers Mood of the mass determines how the colors would attract the customers and what goes in. Color inspires our society and helps us give an identity and individual uniqueness. This Connects us with diversity and unity in a broader scale.Color defines the mood and attitude of each season, giving the customer immediate style credit in her closet. Clothing Designers and Trend Forecasters have came up with the colors of 2015 with the introduction of Pantone Colors of 2015. The Latest color trend forecasts shows a settle mood sets which is the indication of new dimension to the mood set of customers.

Color Report 2015

The combination of classic and chaos is essential today for most brands in sportswear, ready-to-wear, activewear, kids of course, and the world of accessories. Keeping this in Mind the Color Report of 2015 shows a combination of both Seattle and provocative colors that brings a balance through the customer base. 2015 Color Report touches almost every customers choice and brings about an equilibrium to the whole arena of market weather it is USA, EU far East or Asian Countries customers. Quite a Balanced and safe color forecast that has something for every body.
Fashion Studio Urban Purple is one of the Leading Fashion Studio Provide End to End Solution To Apparel Brands and Private Clothing Labels . We provide Apparel Design, Tech Pack Design, Garment Manufacturing and Fashion Branding Solution to Apparel Brands Across Globe. You may Get In touch with us for Your Apparel Design and Tech Pack Design, clothing manufacturing and eCommerce Web Development. Just Fill the form below to get more information about it.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Apparel Technical Specification Template

Tech pack template is the most searched keyword on my blog. This means most apparel brands try to find out if they can get technical specification sheet. But most detailing available on internet for free are either wrong or incomplete. I am  sure if you as an apparel brand establish yourself you will also not offer anything for free. So if you are looking out for short cut stop it there. This will lead you to nowhere. Rather you will end up spending lot more during apparel production process. Moreover, getting a right product is not  a guaranteed. There are few apparel tech pack template stores. But they are not free. Brands spends thousands of dollars for getting the right fit. And if you want the same for free its not going to get. Be real and realize that you ought to spend if you want product that sales. If you have custom style to design as per your design specification then go for a tech pack designer.

Most of the emerging apparel brands try to find out tech pack templates from the internet and using that they try to produce their garments. You should be very sure of what you are going to do and must cross check the tech pack template gives you the right information for your t-shirts. Here what best you can do is to send a mail to the person from whom you are purchasing or getting the tech pack template and making sure that the specs given in template is what you are looking for. Proceeding for apparel production without knowing the right specs might result disaster for you. So for a precaution purpose it is always better to make sure.

We are soon going to launch our tech pack template store which would be quite wide in terms of styling and would cover all the standard measurements of USA, EU and Asian countries body fit. This would also provide you the complete trim detailing garment stitching and construction detailing and other detailing that is most needed to customize your garments. It would omit the detailing which is customer specific like colors, prints and embroideries other than that it would have everything that you need to give the specs to a apparel production unit. stay tuned.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments

India is then next best hub for Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments and now Apparel Brands and Importers are eyeing on Indian Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments to build their business relationships and seeking the quality and timely delivery of their merchandise. Especially after the introduction of the current government and growing business interrelationship between India and United States the requirement for Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments have increased considerably. 

There are two different aspect to the growth of apparel and fashion industry and with growing discounted marketplaces and stiff competition and need for change compels apparel brands and new fashion labels to keep their Apparel production quantity low and at the same time give a lots of verity to the demanding customers. To cope up with this situation not many Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments are prepared. This is because of the transaction period that they are going through as dominant apparel brands were trying to tap the market so long as it was not so open as it is now. However, since the customers are now moving towards newer and fresh options and with growing purchasing power every customer wants something new and fresh. So sustainability of one particular Style and Trend is no more there. Therefore the need today is for Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments who can produce in smaller quantity and should have their in house apparel design studio and Clothing Designers that can bring about new and fresh designs and styles to offer to the apparel brands and private labels.
Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters
Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garments
Working with quite a number of Apparel Brands and Clothing Designers we have understood this need for New and Upcoming Apparel Brands and we have on the process of Setting up a solution that would suit the newcomers to come up and grow. Therefore Fashion Studio Urban Purple has came up with some solution where in they can support small order quantity that can fit the pocket of our customer. Apparel Brands now can afford to take the service of Urban Purple as Manufacturers and Exporters of Readymade Garment. To Know more about our services Please get in touch with one of our Clothing Designers and they would guide you through the process. 

Apparel Production Packages

Fashion Studio Urban Purple is well Equipped to Provide World-class Services on  Apparel Design, Tech Packs, Sample Development and Apparel Production. So if you are looking for a Complete End - To - End Solution for your Clothing Line you are at the right place where in you can get almost all solution that you require to get your business up and running.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Concept to Customer - Apparel Design and Manufacturing Solution

Every apparel brand tries to find out where they can get maximum number of service where they can leverage their time and money so that they can focus on their marketing activities. Specially with the introduction of E-Commerce and mobi-commerce selling has become faster and every apparel brand has now something unique to showcase to stay in the market. So keeping this in mind, time is very important and every retailer / brand owner or apparel line has to come up with new collection of apparel really quick. With this kind of situation it is quite important for apparel brands to distribute and delegate their responsibility and focus on one segment where they are best at. Apparel brands to sustain and grow in the competitive market must focus on marketing and sales that gives them an advantage on others who do everything by themselves.

Apparel Production Packages

Current requirement of an apparel brand is to source for companies who provide integrated services and can offer end to end solution. So, brands must get everything at one roof and do not have several points of contacts to deal with and co-ordinate things put together. The best way to get this is to source clothing manufacturer with tech pack designer. Solution provider who offer  service starting from apparel design, tech packs , pattern development, sampling and  execute small run apparel production.

Secondly, garment manufacturing unit have their minimum order quantity which becomes one of the main constraints for new and fresh apparel brands as they tend to struggle producing smaller quantity. Also, emerging apparel brands also face the problem of multiple vendor management issues as there are many conflicts that raise if you are doing things separately.

Fashion Studio - Urban Purple ( An Integrated Apparel Design and Garment Manufacturing Unit ) offer end-to-end apparel design and production solution from concept-to-customer. clothing line can approach us at any point of time to take their project from there. To do so you just have to fill the contact form and send it to us. Our tech pack designer and consultants will assist you from hear on.