Butterfly Fabrics is a unique spot to find some of the most vibrant and exotic looking silks around! The company manufactures and exports many European, American, and Asian inspired collections for both wholesale and retail. Many of the intricate fabrics combine delicate embroidery with…
Am I the last to know about this? The resource guides of course are a ridiculously huge wealth of information and worth WAY more than the price. Buy them.
The reason I’m posting about Fashiondex, however, is the cheesecake of information David Birnbaum provides in his online book exerpts such as “Zara 2.0” and “How to Shop the Fabric Market” and my personal favorite “Retail: A Short Guide to Survival.”
You can also “like” and interact with Fashiondex on Facebook, I’ve come to discover much to my delight, where you can even ask questions directly about fabric buying, sourcing, navigating the testy waters of international manufacturing, and so-forth.
In the last two days, I’ve learned more about the ins-and-outs of retail perusing that site than in my 10+ years of actually working in retail.