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FUCK FAST FASHION: WHY WE KEEP OUR NUMBERS LOW

  Ever wondered what fast fashion is? It's cheap, mass produced clothing made at low cost and a lot of it never ends up seeing the light of day, becoming waste it clogs up the ecosystem with poorly made garments that won't last. At OBLVYN we are extremely careful in selecting how many items we are producing and have a strict quality control to avoid unnecessary wastage. We don't make 10,000 tee shirts at a time then ship them all over the world, we do smaller orders and make sure we absolutely sell out before venturing into a restock. This is good for a few reasons, we aren't stuck with teeshirts that aren't selling, and the ones we are selling...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SAMPLING FOR YOUR CLOTHING BRAND

  Maybe you're starting out, maybe you're in deep to your clothing / fashion brand. But regardless if you're selling one item a week out of your garage or 10,000 from your factory, there is one thing in common; SAMPLING IS ESSENTIAL. So you've got the best idea for a brand or clothing item, you've watched all the YouTube videos, you've searched Alibaba high and low and finally you have found a manufacturer. Many manufacturing hubs will either be CHINA, INDONESIA, INDIA, PAKISTAN or even TURKEY. Regardless of where your manufacturer is based, you'll need to get your hands on some physical samples before you place your bulk order. Sampling is important for several reasons, but I'll be quick in...

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Lock Down Chronicles: Breaking Limited Boundaries

  "Lock down extended a further month"  "When we get to 70% double dose" "You will be able to live a lot more freely" "Dust off your COVID safety plans"  Sound familiar? You'd be lying if you said it doesn't. It's become the new norm. We have come accustom to this way of life. To plan holidays or not. To plan something in the future. How good would an overseas trip be?! This is all fantasy land, however we assure you we will get there. It's not just us, it's the entire planet. Some countries are changing their approach, it seems like the tide is shifting. Let's hope! Ever heard the saying, 'reinvent or die?' - if there is one...

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