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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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Quick guide of my FTS content

Sometimes you just gotta figure things out on your own, and everyone'd better get off your back. Or you just don't wanna give your money to a person on the internet - specially me, since I'm always available to answer questions over email, and they even inspire new content for the Fashion Tech support blog or my YouTube channel. I've already given away 99% of the stuff people ask me and even more, so I came up with this guide to help out you fierce, independent creatives that just need a little light: On famous Fashion schools: My experience at Central Saint Martins: intro, part 1 - Fashion Folio, part 2 - Graduate Diploma; My experience at Bunka Fashion College: part 1 is already...

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Luxury sweatshirt fabric guide

€695 for a plain hoodie that says Balenciaga. I see you lusting for a piece of that market. And don't give me that attitude now, of course I know it's the brand name that makes a hoodie end up with such an outrageous retail price. It's even more outrageous when I know it costs less than €45 to be manufactured. But this is still a luxury house and even if they're not reinventing the wheel, their Streetwear needs to fit in with their Italian leather bags and jeans in Japanese denim. So what really separates the hopeful hoodie in any other concept store, from designer Streetwear selling like hotcakes for hundreds of euros? The okay hoodie to launch your Streetwear label It's all...

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