5 things Friday – links to learn from, watch and inspire

On Fridays I’ll be sharing some links from the week which make for some great reading for anyone starting a label.

1 – one of the best ways to sell your product is to have a really good story. This brand has turned it’s story into it’s star performer and are reaping the benefits of free press as everyone wants to tell their story of recycled leather into purses. Read more here

2 – Recently the Altitude design summit was held in the USA. Gathering together some of the best and brightest from design, blogs and media it is like boot camp for designers. Promise Tangeman highlighted her week with some great photos but also a list of things she learnt at the summit. Read more here

3 – a new player is set to rival etsy as a marketplace for handmade goods. Still in testing stage it looks very interesting and will certainly be one to watch. Read more here

4 – the team from Finders Keepers markets (THE best design markets in Australia) put together a handy guide for those wanting to apply to get a spot in the markets. Read more here

5 – Take some time to watch this video of The Sartorialist it is wonderful and inspiring. See here


Have a great weekend and see you all next week. As always feel free to leave comments on what you like, don’t like, want from the site. It’s here to help you all you have to do is ask.


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