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First of all thank you to Anton for inventing the profession of matchmaker between brands and agents. And secondly thank you Anton and Vesta for your consistent support and resilience in making this work for us. Hiccups are there to be conquered, and it seems you work along the same lines. And in the end - that is what you need to get results.
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The Anton Dell Fashion Consultancy

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What to Do After You Are Introduced to a Fashion Agent or Rep?

What to Do After You Are Introduced to a Fashion Agent or Rep?

Author: Anton Dell
26 August 2016

Maybe you have been so firmly focused on locating an agent/rep, showroom, or distributor that you are unsure of what to do once one has shown interest in your brand.  What to say in everyday life once you have been introduced to someone can be tricky, too. Fortunately, in business,...

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Reflections on BREXIT

Reflections on BREXIT

Author: Anton Dell
6 July 2016

As things begin to settle after Brexit, shell-shocked Europeans are trying to take stock of their new environs. What does the new England hold for us all?  As someone who has worked in fashion for decades – in fact if I cut myself no blood flows, just an outpouring of fashion - I u...

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The Industry’s Growing Appetite for Quick Delivery

The Industry’s Growing Appetite for Quick Delivery

Author: Anton Dell
8 June 2016

Increasingly erratic weather means that the transition between seasons is ever less predictable.  Climate change has led many stores and online portals to reconsider their buying patterns.Coming up with new styles during the selling seasons and offering them to retailers with the p...

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How to Work with Fashion Agents and Reps with No Payment Risks and Keep the Costs Low?

How to Work with Fashion Agents and Reps with No Payment Risks and Keep the Costs Low?

Author: Anton Dell
7 June 2016

Anton Dell, the fashion agent, rep, showroom, and distributor consultancy, is introducing an exclusive new service package in partnership with the leading financial logistics specialist in fashion.Manufacturers have to overcome various logistical hurdles when exporting goods. Many ...

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Five Ways to Get the Most out of a Fashion Fair

Five Ways to Get the Most out of a Fashion Fair

Author: Anton Dell
6 June 2016

1. Position Correspond with the organisers of the trade show and try to make sure that you have a suitable pitch for your brand. Stands positioned nearer to the front of the fair are likely to do better business - make it clear that you don’t want to be stranded at the back of the ...

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How Could Britain Exiting the EU Affect the Fashion Industry?

How Could Britain Exiting the EU Affect the Fashion Industry?

Author: Anton Dell
31 May 2016

With debate over whether the UK should leave the EU reaching fever pitch, we are forced to ask ourselves what impact a Brexit would have on the fashion industry. The general consensus from industry insiders is that such a drastic shift would lead to a damaging climate of insecurity...

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Introducing an Exclusive New Service Package in Partnership with Logfret - PLS

Introducing an Exclusive New Service Package in Partnership with Logfret - PLS

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12 April 2016

Manufacturers have to overcome various logistical hurdles when exporting goods. Many brands prefer to work directly with distributors, rather than going through an agent.  Distributors have the advantage of handling the importation and distribution of goods in the export country an...

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Premiere Classe Tuileries and Capsule continue to feel the struggle

Premiere Classe Tuileries and Capsule continue to feel the struggle

Author: Anton Dell
30 March 2016

Paris is a city still reeling from the effects of last year’s terrorist attacks, and this could very much be felt at its recent trade shows. Premiere Classe Tuileries is a showcase for high-end accessory brands which aims to preview the major trends for the next season. The trade s...

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Did the ‘New Look’ Pure London February 2016 Show Deliver?

Did the ‘New Look’ Pure London February 2016 Show Deliver?

Author: Vesta Zemaite
26 February 2016

Last season, Pure London announced their ‘Progressive Programme,’ to be debuted at the Autumn/Winter 2016 show.  Improvements to the layout as well as the introduction of menswear and a more high-end ‘Pure Premium’ section were the most fundamental of the planned changes. I attende...

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Is This the End of Forward Selling?

Is This the End of Forward Selling?

Author: Vesta Zemaite
26 February 2016

With the recent announcement from Burberry that consumers will now be able to buy their pieces hot off the catwalk, we in the fashion industry are forced to ask ourselves whether this marks the end of forward selling.Buyers are under ever more pressure as boutiques become increasin...

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