#010: Interview With Bespoke Suit Tailors Morts & More

Morts & More have spent years sourcing the best fabric and finest tailors and creating from scratch, perfectly fitted and designed suits and shirts, bespoke for their clients’ needs. Morts & More aim to be the go to tailor for the style conscious professional.

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In this Podcast we discuss ( SPOILER ALERT )

  • [02:00] An introduction to Morts & More
  • [04:20] We learn how Sena & Joshua came together, and more about their first business venture
  • [07:10] We find out how MyTailoredSuit came to an end, and why Sena & Joshua decided to rebrand their business
  • [09:20] What is Savile Row?
  • [11:10] Things to look for in choosing a business partner
  • [14:30] Is it a good idea to get into business with a friend?
  • [17:00] People that inspire both Sena & Joshua
  • [18:40] We find out about a strategy that Sena & Joshua have learnt, and are implementing in their business now.
  • [25:40] A typical business day for Morts & More
  • [30:55] How being the face of your brand, can help you win in business
  • [36:20] We learn how YouTube can open doors for your business
  • [38:30] We find out why persistence with Instagram, can help your business
  • [40:25] YouTube tips for your business
  • [44:00] Do you need a mentor?
  • [47:00] How Morts & More, found their mentor
  • [49:00] We find how well Morts & More is doing in business
  • [50:51] Things Sena & Joshua wish they knew, before they got started in business
  • [53:00] We hear a story about one of Morts & More’s business mistakes.
  • [57:40] How a fashion show works, and if it’s worthwhile
  • [1:04] How you can use social media to push your fashion brand

You will learn

  • How being the face of your brand, can help you win in business
  • If your mentor is always right
  • How you can use social media to push your fashion brand

Links and resources mentioned

Homework

  1. Research the fashion industry and look for a company doing big things.
  2. Contact this company, to see if there is any synergy between what you want to do, and what they offer.
  3. Research suppliers within the fashion industry, and learn the process of getting things made.
  4. Speak to people in the industry, and find out how they got into the industry.
  5. Make samples and share these with friends and family to get feedback.
  6. Use social media to test your designs. Put your designs on Instagram and see how many people like your designs.

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