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Fashion in 2021

As we roll into a new year (being cautiously optimistic), I was curious to understand what sort of shifts were happening in the apparel market from the effect of COVID-19 (ugh, I know I hate to bring it up here, but hey – we gotta stay in the know!) Fashion entrepreneurs are constantly looking for […]

Now or Never

This year has been a fascinating one. In the beginning of the pandemic, I was quite sure that things would really slow down as far as my business was concerned. No one was looking for a designer, much less a production house, amidst a nation-wide pandemic, right? SO WRONG. I was so. Wrong. This year […]

A 15 Page Guide from Concept to Production

Hello, you. Glad you stopped by, because today I am sharing some free knowledge on the apparel design process from concept to shipped product. I normally reserve this on-boarding guide for new clients who don’t know anything about the industry, but I’ve had a lot of requests for more content like this, SO I bless […]

NDA’s & Fashion

Why I probably won’t sign your NDA Spending money and time developing your new clothing line is a huge deal, and you want to protect your investment. I get it. But here’s the deal about having contract designers, sewers, and pattern-makers sign a NDA: Most won’t do it. I actually don’t know of any who […]


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Your Fashion School Guru

Hi! I’m Lauren, owner of CBC. I created this little bloggy blog for fashion outsiders looking for some understanding. The goal here is to share some base knowledge that will help you get a better idea of the processes for all things relating to design, development, and production. I’m a girl mom, I love reading, and I love working. Pretty much sums me up ❤ Cheers friends.

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