Things I learnt since I started my own fashion business | Justine Leconte

Things I learnt since I started my own fashion business | Justine Leconte

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  1. Hi everyone! If you have a business idea / young company and you would like feedback from other viewers & from me, feel free to share it here! 😘

  2. I could start a business except im lazy.

  3. Hi Justine, thank you for this video. I'm just starting out with my business and I think I'm in the phase of a lot of experimentation. It's fun and frustrating and exciting and a lot of work 😉 . Thank you for your story, it's inspiring!

  4. I don't know what you did differently about this video but your hair looks very dark and in combination with the black shirt it highlights your eyes and skintone so much. 🙂

  5. Wow that blue background suits you so so much! Makes your eyes stand out in the most beautiful way! Thank you so much for this video, really helpful and encouraging.

  6. Very helpful business advices. I am a crafter , I make mixed media objects decoupage photo frames , boxes .. etc I am planning to take my hobby to my own business , should I start online store ? How to market ? Pls help

  7. thanks Justine! you're an inspiration. I always check ur channel especially wed and Sunday. like this video as I also want to be an entrepreneur. – love from Zel of Adelaide Australia

  8. Hi Justine,

    I work as a software developer, I develop apps for other companies, but I would like to lunch my own product.
    Between manny ideas that come and go, I have one idea for the app that sticked with me for a few years. It’s an app that I would personally like to use, an app that could make people a bit more happier and a word a tiny bit better place 🙂 It’s something I would be proud of to lunch. But I am struggling with two basic things:
    – it’s an app that heavily depends on users – I would have to reach many users in a short time.
    – pricing – I would like to keep it free so that users who don’t have money can still use it and benefit from it, but in the same time of course I need money for all the costs.
    There could be space to get money from the marketing (if 1st step triggers enough users) but I would like to avoid bombarding my users with commercials.
    I know it’s not directly your field, but maybe you have some advice for me 🙂

  9. You're so fashionable when you talk 😀 good tips btw

  10. this video was very inspirational.
    i love the ring you wearing
    i am a creative person thats where my passion lies
    i live in South Africa Cape Town is my city of residence
    because we a developin country great place to be an entrepeneur.
    i was a beauty therapist became self employed was tough thenwas going well onto getting good but left it to go to UK for the life experiences
    and worked in a prestigious spa in Dubai
    came back yo my country and was out if love with beauty theraphy. thats the reason i see now why i left my beauty business in S A.
    started working or dabbling in making organic hair oils and face creams.
    i love bespoke things in life thats why i started watching you channel the tips was awesome bec i get my clothes made for me by a local seamstress
    i bought my own sewing machine to stitch my own p.j.s
    but my latest passion i see is Jewellery.
    i will immeduately focus on an exceptional piece like your ring in this video
    in 2016 i went to abroad and got more inspired to buy and sell online jewellery in my country
    i am plannning to start but feeling abit apprehensive taking that first step
    thank you for the inspiration.

  11. I love this business video as much as the creativity ones and I hope you can create both in the future too. It really helps a lot as I realized no matter how talented you are in the creative field in the end you need to deal with these business procedures. Thumbs up!

  12. Thank you for making this video. I'm only at the very beginning of trying to start my business, but this has given me a few things to consider earlier rather than later. Lovely video as usual. <3

  13. This background looks beautiful. It compliments your eyes and makes your skin look bright and fresh. Love it!

  14. thank you so much. am currently doing my fashion design diploma and the thought of what to do afterwards is absolutely intimidating, but you help me paint a picture. <3 and you are lovely and stunning. love from Egypt

  15. New background is awesome! It complements your eyes and skintone perfectly!

  16. Zen proverb: The work will teach you how to do it.
    My take on it: Be an attentive, diligent student of your work so that it can teach you well.
    Thanks for an excellent tutorial, Justine. Doc

  17. justine could you give us the link to your website? I just fpund out about you having a business!! <3

  18. could you make a video talking about your studies, your experience in marketing and maybe some recommendations of books/ material to learn about your areas of marketing?

  19. Hi Justine. 😊 You're always on point! I'm a new fan from Philippines.

  20. Greetings from the Philippines! Not a fashion designer here, but your educational channel got me hooked!

  21. Omg 🙁 I wish I had your advice when I was younger.

  22. hi justine! do you think you could do a video about swimsuits for different body types? i love your videos. x

  23. I love you!I could listen to you for hours!😄

  24. Hi Justine! New subscriber here, I binge watching pretty much all of your videos in the last 24h ahahaha
    I could be wrong, but you never really talk about shops where find good quality clothes. I saw your video about how to tell apart a cheap one from a good one, but if you have the time, could you indicate me a list of shops where quality is pretty much a must? thanks! 💕

  25. Thanks Justine 🙂 I really love watching your videos, you are lovely, clear and powerful to listen to. Passez une très bonne journée 🙂

  26. Merci, Justine. That was very informative and supportive at the same time. I am a one-woman show doing custom wear coutures and yes i know the feeling of the tunnel with no light at the end. So totally appreciate your encouraging words and i will keep on hustling 😘

  27. Un énorme merci pour tes vidéos ! 😊 Un petit coucou depuis Berlin !

  28. I'm in gr10 and i take business and tbh i agree with everything you said and I'm planning to start up my own business…very encouraging video!and I wish you always stay successful in future!:)

  29. This is a really nice candid video Justine that im sure will be super inspiring to those starting a business! I actually advise businesses in supply chain and sourcing. I usually work with very big companies, including in fashion, but also have worked with some startups in my spare time. I'd be happy to give you some tips if you need help. Keep it up, great job!

  30. no French series anymore?

  31. Justine, i love your channel! If you're ever in Heidelberg, I'd love to meet you and hang out! 🎀

  32. This was so informative and valuable. Thank you for the for sharing your knowledge and experiences. My son is a graphic artist/designer working from home.. He needs to watch this video

  33. she looks so pretty in this vid

  34. What is your business? What is your background? Did you start alone? Do you work in a team?

  35. the best you've looked in all ur videos …pls IN LOVE WITH UR RING

  36. Hi, Justine. I love your videos. Like others have said, I feel like I learn something new with each one. I was wondering if you could do a video on languages and fashion. Since you're French, make videos in English and live and work in Berlin, I think it would be great to get your perspective on the subject. Thanks and keep up the great work 🙂

  37. Your videos are so interesting and informative! I mean YOU ARE so interesting and knowledgeable and likable, I am completely hooked to your channel, I watch it every evening. 😘

  38. Hi, Justine: Are you still using your bullet journal? I'd like to see how you worked it out for yourself.

  39. Excellent advice, and I agree 100%! My husband and I started our own business 21 years ago, and it (and we!) are still going strong. Yes, there have been rough patches, but that happens in any industry/business, whether you're self-employed or no.

    Luckily for us, before we started our own business, I did the book work/accounting at a couple of different companies as part of my administrative duties in the jobs I had while I worked my way through college, so I can pretty much handle all our accounting. 🙂

    When you start your own business, it's an opportunity to apply every single thing you've ever learned…and you have to be willing to continue to learn and adapt, as you point out.

  40. A very helpful business video, Justine and whilst I'm not in the fashion industry, I think the principles apply to any business.
    If I may I'd like to share my website and would be pleased to get some constructive comments. I am a fully qualified Aromatherapist providing therapy to help benefit many situations and conditions, hopefully, but have not been good at marketing so far. However, I am trying to improve! Many thanks –

  41. Such good information . I think a lot of artists have a hard time combining art and commerce. That is where you can get tripped up and you need to market your product. I do think the free social media has made it easier for more of us to be known. So much different than years ago, where you had to pay for it all. We should all take advantage of the minimal or no cost of it. Thank you.

  42. Hey Justine!! Tank you so much for always providing a good fashion education. I'm interested as a male in learning more about fashion that applies to me. I've always tried to take your tips and apply them to my own fashion sense, but you had such an intuition that I'd be fascinated to learn your thoughts. Would you ever be interested in providing a set of videos geared towards a male audience?

  43. Thank you Justine! My husband and I have a small school ( in china) this is our 3rd year as a full time business, it started as a part time thing,i agree with all your advices 👍🏻 im glad to say we are doing well but still is great to hear from other entrepreneurs experiences.

  44. Hi Justine. Thanks for sharing the knowledge and experiences you have. I love to watch all your videos. They are well research and great in explanation. Somehow, i wish i could know things about make up or skin care tips from you 😀 Good luck. Can't wait the new videos day to day

  45. I have to agree with all the pro-background comments even though it's totally an aside from the actual content of the video. It's really a WOW factor. This color makes your eyes come alive and is very pleasing. Since you often wear dark colors in the video and are typically in front of a dark background, the difference is dramatic and it's all good. Thanks for the video. . .I especially love hearing that you're not good at patience. hahahaha gives me hope for my own future :p

  46. So glad I found you! My husband loves the changes you've caused in my life – I thought I was changing for me! I've always loved fashion. I cant' say you've showed this old dog new tricks, but you have brought it all together. I was really needing some help. I love your fresh honest presentation with its clear direction. What is new to me is having an interpretation of high fashion collections. That video was my favourite looking forward to learning more.<3

  47. لكل عشاق تصميم الازياء سعدونى اكبر الجروب دا.. الجروب دا لكل واحد بيصمم او
    let's learn and share our designs and thoughts نفسوا يتعلم علشان نشارك بعض و نتعلم من بعض .
    فضلا و ليس امرا
    to all the people who love fashion designing
    join me <3
    My name is Rahma El Khalily <3

  48. You are beautiful, intelligent and natural 🙂

  49. I am an illustrator, still in school, a single mom, and still living with my mom. I want to get my business up and running, i want to start earning money, but I have so many other responsibilities taking up my time! I just don't know what to do!

  50. Thank you could we please get more marketing advice how to market our products to the right people and customer

  51. Hope to buy something from your shop one day!

  52. Merci Justine! You are an inspiration.

  53. Hi Justine, thank you for the video.. this is just what I needed, I am planning to start a food business from home and, like u said, listening to good advice over and over helps.. thanks again and I love your videos 😍👍

  54. Loved the advice, the nail paint and the lip colour.

  55. This was so helpful. Thanks for sharing. I still have a lot to learn. It's tough.

  56. Great! You started writing which lipstick you're wearing. I guess I asked enough times hehe 🙂 BUT WHAT ABOUT THE NAIL POLISH?? It's gorgeous!

  57. beautiful blue eyes.

  58. very beautiful picture!! colors)

  59. YES! Following your heart is strategic and careful! I stopped working to complete my memoir, and now I am working on a children's book. My husband and I PINCH PINCH PINCH. But boy is it worth it!! Justine Leconte, as soon as I can, that brown wrap skirt on your site is mine!!!!

  60. Justine, I am short waisted and find it difficult at time to put outfits together…can you help?

  61. Hi everyone! i'm a physiotherapist from Chile. I started my business over a year ago, it's a collective of physiotherapist that gives one-on-one attention, focusing on the preference and need of every person, providing an innovative approach . I moved to a city (away from the capital) with my fiancée to be able to offer; this new vision of treatment to people that don't live and/or can’t travel to the capital and stay there for a month in therapy.

    i will appreciate if you can like the fb page of my business

    The name "CorPhysis" born from Cor (short for cuore, <heart in italian>) and "physis" (nature in greek), because we feel to be able to heal properly we need to be as close to nature as possible, something that has been lost with time, allowing nature to be the center of your healing process.

  62. Such great advice! Thank you, Justine!

  63. Thanks! Good advice.

  64. Excellent video with superb info Justine!! I am/was an entrepreneur starting 1990 until I suspended my biz for family reasons in 2010, however, EVERYTHING you said was 100% spot on!! 👍👍👍

  65. Great video! You have this great quality with making whatever the topic at the moment accessible and relatable! Thanks for sharing!!

  66. Thanks for this video. I have started a business after working 27 years in the corporate environment so this is all frightening and frustrating for me. So this was very helpful.

  67. This was such a great video! Thank you. Very helpful

  68. Helo Justine. I've just checked your online shop. Do you have any size charts? Like showing how many centimeteres or inches is size L? Also do You plan to manufacture larger sizes?

  69. This is so inspiring. I'm thinking of switching my business degree from HR to Marketing.

  70. Lovely background color

  71. I keep thinking of mermaids looking at you against this blue background. Beautiful and serene!👌

  72. I see you had already made a video on one of the things I had mentioned that I would love to know more about. I really love your channel! You have so many great insights and are able to tackle so many topics that are somewhat sensitive in nature with a positive tone. I'll be sure to tell all the women I know to check out your clothes.

  73. So impressed you have your own fashion brand now. Do you have clothing in UK size 18? Please say YES!

  74. Great video, again. Thanks to people like you we can escape the dictatorship of fast fashion and the horrors of soulless mass production.

  75. Hi Justine, you have a very calming and grown up way in explaining different subjects which I find very refreshing 🙂 Topics like this one I am interested in the most! Plaese make more content about starting your own business and being an entrepreneur. Thank you very much for the motivation! I wish I had your "balls" and drive to finally start my own thing instead of just dreaming about it and planning it for what feels like ages. But 2018 has to be the year to finally do it! Chapeau for what you have managed so far!!!

  76. Hi justine.thanks for sharing this wonderful journey if yours. Im about to start a business. A babies and kids clothing. I designed a few . Hv my mission vission and decided to start it online. But im stuck and dont know what to do.. Ive been sketching a lot of design till now. Can u help me or do u hv any advjmice how to make my dreams come true

  77. Solid explanation of marketing advice both from theories and practice outlook.
    I wish I could challenge any of what you are saying. But nah… 😂


  79. You are wonderful. I'm not necessarily in the position that you referred to in the end of the video, but your advice helped my heart. Thank you. I'm on a business adventure and the rewarding part, the why I do it has felt hard to keep in mind without trying to continually push everything forward. But it really is so worth it and is a life that I am excited and really want to live. A creative one where I am helping other people, there is so much fun to it, but also some parts not as much and it is totally okay. Anyway, thank you so much for this video. I love your advice and what you have to share. xx

  80. Renae Christine has an amazing course for creatives who are starting a business! I have the course but I'm at a creative block

  81. Hassle… hustle! Lol, true, sometimes it's both with enrepreneurs.

  82. You're amazing talent inspired thanx you save me .. I have small business but you know I gave up after I watched your video I know my mistakes and I will fix it thanx

  83. This video is so helpful…. thank you for sharing your views! I am starting my business now and this helps me to check, check double check what I need to do and have done :-).

  84. Hey Justine! You are very inspiring and I really like your style. I was browsing through your online collection and it has so many great things! Can you confirm if you provide any services/shops to India?
    I haven't found another you-tuber whose videos I have binge-watched like yours! Keep it up! 😀

  85. You inspired me to finally change jobs and I am just so happy and satisfied – those freaked out

  86. Could you make a video on how to find the right manufacturers?

  87. I followed the ring the entire video. Is is just me? :-))) It’s a great colour complement, the pattern is like a modern painting… and it kept moving! 🙂

  88. 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

  89. Love the background in this video. It really makes your eyes pop

  90. Hi Justine! What is your online site?

  91. Thank you for making these videos!!

  92. What books/articles do your recommend for learning marketing

  93. thanks very much dear Justine for your tips and wisdom. …i'm seeing no light at the end of the tunnel…and i'm sue it's all about seeing it in another perpective and not taking so many risks in vane….

  94. I prefer you against your Jericho Rose wall. Actually i like you and your work in whatever background you choose. You are magnificent 👍

  95. Love that "Art Deco Power Ring"!

    Be well!

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