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IN THE BLACK 

A MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP FOR DESIGNERS

 

WHY IN THE BLACK?

HFR in the Black is a Membership for Multicultural Designers at all Levels. This membership is meant to:

 

1) Create an atmosphere of openness in the design community 

2) Provide Business Strategies and Resources to Grow Your Brand

3) Foster collaboration and connection among designers

With a vast network of experienced designers, you never have to feel alone or stuck again!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 
Online Designer Community

Partake in weekly conversations with other designers to get feedback, share resources, and leverage relationships for your business.

 

HFR will place each designer in peer groups based on analysis of application.

Monthly Designer Case Studies

Each month junior or senior designers can apply to be a case study for what's not working in their business and will be given solutions by industry experts.

 

One designer will be selected each month for a live conversation that will be shared to all the members.

Fireside Chats with Industry Insiders

 

We bring the best in the business directly to you every single month.

 

As an "In the Black" member you get unparalleled access to industry insiders, which includes asking questions about the issues you’re facing as a designer.

 Collaborative Opportunities

Brands come to HFR when they’re looking for design talent.

 

Members of In the Black always receive access to these opportunities first, which is great for getting an edge up on the competition.

Monthly
Insider Q&A 

Take advantage of a monthly Q&A with a business or fashion insider.

 

An opportunity to ask your most pressing business, fashion, or design questions from industry experts.

Fashion Shows & Pop Up Shops

 

Be the first to know about HFR Fashion Show and Pop Up Shop Opportunities.

 

We will always start with our "In the Black" Members for these opportunities. 

FIRESIDE CHAT SPEAKERS

Monthly Virtual Calls for Members

Natalie Gouche

Natalie Gouché is a social media and digital marketing expert who helps corporations and small businesses increase their reach and profits by leveraging the power of the internet. A savvy entrepreneur with over ten years of experience in business, she is known for a results-based, no-fluff approach to her work as a coach, trainer, and speaker.

Using Online Marketing

to Build Your Business

Sharifa Murdock

Trade shows and fairs are critical to the fashion industry—the entire industry. At shows like the womenswear extravaganza Capsule, both established and emerging designers showcase their designs for buyers, merchandisers, editors, stylists, fashion obsessives, investors... You get the idea. Behind two of the biggest shows is Sharifa Murdock. - Covetour

Trade shows, Why to

Participate and How to

Prepare for Them

Matthew Burnett

Matthew Burnett, CEO and co-founder of Maker’s Row, is helping small businesses get their products made in the USA. His company connects over 100,000 brands with more than 10,000 American manufacturers.

Finding Domestic Factories and Getting Your Cost Lower

Audrey Smaltz

Trade shows and fairs are critical to the fashion industry—the entire industry. At shows like the womenswear extravaganza Capsule, both established and emerging designers showcase their designs for buyers, merchandisers, editors, stylists, fashion obsessives, investors... You get the idea. Behind two of the biggest shows is Sharifa Murdock. - Covetour

How to Connect with People and Win Influence

Nate Hinton

Nathaniel Hinton is currently a publicist at renowned PR Agency, KCD.  He’s held senior public relations position at Prada, PR Consulting, and Diesel. He is currently the publicist for Pyer Moss. 

How to Navigate the Interesting Industry of Fashion

Tiffany

"The Budgetnista"

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche is quickly becoming America's favorite, personal financial educator. The Budgetnista is also an Amazon #1 bestselling author, and a sought-after speaker of financial empowerment.

Handling Your Finances and Making the "Right" Sacrifices

Last Sale Price $49/Month*

Regular Cost $97/Month

 

*Price subject to change

IN THE BLACK 

A MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP FOR DESIGNERS

FAQ

Is the membership for designers only?


Yes, the membership is for designers only. This includes designers of all categories including footwear, jewelry, handbags, accessories, clothing, and headwear.




What are the requirements for being a member?


You must be a designer with a line that's being sold currently (online or in store) or a designer that's working in-house for a brand now.




Can I cancel at any time?


Yes, you can cancel at anytime. Our goal is to offer major value for designers. Before you cancel, we would want to know what we could do better.




Is there an age restriction?


No, there is not an age restriction if you meet the requirements.




Do I have to live in New York City to be a member?


No, this is a virtual membership.




Will the cost go up?


Yes, the cost will go up to $99 a month, however if you confirm your membership by May 31st you will lock in the $49/month rate for a year.




Who do I email with additional questions?


Please email Alana Ezeji at alana@harlemsfashionrow.com.




How are designers chosen for the membership?


All of the designers that meet our requirement will be accepted into the membership.





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