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Luxury t-shirt jersey guide

Picking up from where I left off over a year ago: Click here to read my Luxury sweatshirt fabric guide. I was gonna use my go-to example and start this post with the €510 Balenciaga t-shirt that says PS5. But looks like I've been out of the freelance Tech Pack designer game for so long, there's a new contender (that I know all of you Streetwear dudes are itching to copy) called Mastermind World, selling logo t-shirts for over €700! And let's not forget about Enfants Riches Déprimés. Seriously, guys, the name says it all: if you're not a trust fund baby yourself, don't try to get a piece of their market. BUT Again, this post is here to tell...

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The only way to learn about fabric

I wrote this at the very end of my previous post, as a mere footnote, when it actually deserves its own post. Here goes, truth bomb - straight from the best Fashion school in the world but you get to skip the £22,000 tuition + verbal abuse from scary tutors: GET OFF YOUR COMPUTER! GET OFF GOOGLE! START WORKING WITH THE REAL STUFF THAT MAKES REAL CLOTHES! You found my blog, you got inspired... and what? You're gonna DM me to see if you can milk more free information, okay. And then what? You're always gonna be coming back to auntie Olivia, until she says "It's okay, sweetie! Let me do all the work for you"? Seriously, have you even tried to find that 480...

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Because you read my luxury sweatshirt fabric guide

My most viewed article and I just stopped there... I promise you: when I wrote that guide, I really had it all planned to write a whole series of clear and informative Luxury Streetwear/ everyday wear Fabric Guides. You know, the kind of content that's hard to find in the Google rabbit hole of Hell or among the overwhelmingly technical replies on Quora. All in my clean, ad-free website! Awesome stuff! But then I completely lost steam. Let me tell you what my mistake was (because that's how I help people, by oversharing my own fuckups): I was counting on using research I did for my freelancing gigs, making Tech Packs for Fashion startups. But they were: a. super erratic;...

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FAQs about CSM Fashion that piss me off

Sometimes I hate my guts for writing about a certain famous Fashion school... I wanted to debunk the middle-class myth that all you gotta do is go to the best schools and your career/ life will be sorted - very ambitious of me. So I made peace with my impostor syndrome by always disclosing I'm writing based on my personal experience; always being transparent about how much I sucked before going through it and how much I had to grow; even sharing how I could've handled things with more calm and maturity. But I still got many questions that were actually cries for attention, and that made me feel stupid for starting this - very dramatic of me. Why not use these conversations for...

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