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MARK FARHAT GIUSTI
“STARTING YOUR OWN FOOTWEAR OR ACCEESORIES
WORKSHOP OUTLINE, KSA
“STARTING YOUR OWN FOOTWEAR OR ACCESSORIES LABEL”
EXPLORING SUSTAINABLE FABRICS AND FASHION
Join the International Accessories Designer and Entrepreneur Mark Farhat Giusti for 3 days of education, inspiration and designing during this accessories label building workshop in KSA.
Farhat Giusti will uncover his secrets to essentials of building your own label, including concept building, product and image development, designing and sampling a collection through production, working with manufacturers , supply chain and distribution, how to sell your collection and much more.
There are NO other workshops that meet this calibre of detail! Attendees will have the opportunity to work with a top Lebanese designer and entrepreneur who has launched a successful business himself and has worked with some of the top international names in the industry and knows all the pros and cons of launching a label.
This workshop is perfect for someone interested in starting their own accessories or footwear label or simply looking to take their label to the next level. It will include a good mix of theory and practical tasks were you will be asked to work on your own business portfolio. It provides a valuable overview of the ins and outs of starting up a new venture, and practical advice on planning and preparation.
The workshop will be Packed with guidance to help you navigate through this specialised sector with insider knowledge from the tutor, gained from first hand business experience.
This is a portfolio intensive that is jam packed with learning and having Mark by your side answering questions and guiding you along.
The Pros and Cons of running a business
How to get your venture started
Running a footwear/accessories fashion business in practice
Product and image development
Understanding the fashion year plan
Sourcing specialised materials
Designing and sampling a collection through to production
Working with manufacturers
Supply chain and distribution
Costings and pricing
Understanding profit and loss and cash flow for a fashion business
How to sell your collection
Marketing and promotion
Mark Farhat Giusti is the Creative Director & Founder behind the international British brand MARK / GIUSTI that is devoted to producing handcrafted mosaic inspired leather bags and accessories. He was born in Lebanon yet, spent much of his childhood growing up in Africa. “As the son of a diplomat I was exposed to different cultures and found appreciation for history and art and this remarkable experience informs my vision”.
Mark studied at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, graduating with a BA in business administration. His passion for fashion led him to London where he acquired an MA in Marketing Management with a focus on the consumer behavior of luxury brands from the University of Westminster. After graduation, Mark was employed by Capelli NY, based in New York, where he became responsible for designing and developing the men’s accessories in the UK.
He further pursued his enthusiasm for fashion accessories in Milan, where he attended Instituto di Moda, Burgo and then trained at top brands the likes Costume National and Armani before launching his own line of luxury accessories MARK / GIUSTI . In addition to this, he is also the Head of Accessories and Footwear at Victoria Beckham.