How to Start a Clothing Line for a Successful Clothing Business Best Practices

Dongshang is a leading custom clothing manufacturer, providing a one-stop solution for the custom needs of all large and small clothing companies. For those of you still trying to figure out how to start a clothing line, there are some key practices we’ll discuss in this reading.


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Confirm the project

After receiving your design, we will discuss your project requirements and give you a best offer.


Look for fabrics and accessories

The purchasing team will look for fabrics and accessories according to your requirements. We will give you multiple choices to ensure that the materials used are the most suitable.



After the purchase is complete, our team will send you the details and work together to help you confirm. Then it’s time to start making samples, because everything is made from scratch, so our team pays attention to every detail of the production process.


Sample confirmed

We will send samples to you for confirmation. Of course, you can also ask us to make the sample information into an information package and send it to you for confirmation.



Once you are happy with the samples, we will commence bulk production after we received your approved samples and downpayment.



Our quality inspection process is that every garment goes through 5 inspections. Make sure every outfit is perfect.



We’ve come to the final part! In this leg, we will help you handle the shipping paperwork and arrange for your products to be shipped to your doorstep. This stage is where the final payment for the balance and shipping will be required before we ship your products.

What You Need To Know?

Learn more about the answers to the common questions about starting a clothing business.

You just need to confirm your design and leave the rest to our professional team. In this process, I believe you can also learn a lot of clothing knowledge.

We have many years of experience in overseas clothing business, not only in the field of clothing professional, we can also analyze our experience in developing your clothing business.

Minimum order requirement for 1 design is 50-100 pieces per color.

For custom developed fabrics, the MOQ for each fabric type is 1500m to 2000m.

Usually the delivery time depends on the actual situation. When the required fabrics can be purchased directly in the market, the production time is generally 2-4 weeks. If the fabric is custom made, it may take 2-3 months. If your shipment is urgent, we will send additional staff to serve you.

Delivery time is calculated from the estimated time from when we start production to completion.

We offer different delivery options to suit your budget or requirements.

We ship your order by air or sea using a variety of shipping providers such as DHL, FEDEX, UPS and trusted freight forwarders.

For orders over 100kg/500pcs, we offer a sea freight option to certain countries.

Please note that delivery times vary by delivery location, and shipping by sea will take longer than by air.

For more information on shipping click here.

After you receive the goods, you find any quality problems with the product. We promise a full refund or re-manufacture for you at all costs we bear.

We’ve Got

You Covered

With our system for creating apparel, there has never been a more comfortable way to start your apparel business. Work with the Dongshang team and start building a successful business.

The days of being indecisive about starting your own clothing business are over!

The days of being indecisive about starting your own clothing business are over!