Meeting the right manufacturer is like meeting a good friend, they say, and that can be hard to do. First Season’s platform, focused on handbags exclusively, would allow designers to preorder small quantities and orders would be placed once minimum orders are reached.
Judges Feedback: Liz Bacelar wasn’t convinced that designers want to release their control. “You’re saying designers don’t want to deal with the headache of manufacturing? I think that’s the most important part.”
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