5 Tips for Independent Success in the Fashion Industry

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“I always tell people that what worked for me will not necessarily work for them because the business has changed so much,” says Murray. “Trade shows are different, retail is different, even manufacturing has changed a little bit different. When I started, there was a competitive nature between my counterparts and I to motivate each other, because we had no one in fashion to look up to or go and talk to. Now it’s cool for me to do a speaking engagement or to mentor someone. I love being able to do that but a lot of people want answers but don’t want to do any homework. In this business you have to take the bumps and bruises. Success does not come without the work.”

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