We all want to look and feel great. there are countless ways in which we are told we can achieve this. One less talked about sure-way to looking your best however is to do with wearing the right size and fit of clothing. Meet Melanie Potro - a classically trained dressmaker, couturier, and now style
Publish Date: Sep 15, 2021
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We all want to look and feel great. there are countless ways in which we are told we can achieve this. One less talked about sure-way to looking your best however is to do with wearing the right size and fit of clothing. Meet Melanie Potro - a classically trained dressmaker, couturier, and now style confidante to women entrepreneurs who is on a quest to teach us how to get to know our bodies better. Accepting that we are not symmetrical and learning how to measure ourselves so that we can find the right fit and size of clothing can be liberating. Episode NotesIn this episode discover:How Melanie got her start in the fashion industry and her unusual journey in and out of fashion until today.Why knowing the correct size measurements are important in the fashion industry and can help build a better brandWhy it is important to know intimately our bodies and how to take measurementsEpisode Takeaways:"We are not built symmetrically like a tailors dummy""Creating corsets is like making sculptures. It is a form of paying homage to the female body"Resources:Connect with Melanie:Website: https://www.mpcolourandstyle.com/Instagram: @thestyleconfidentclosetDownload Melanie's helpful Measurement Chart for Fashion Designers and Pattern CuttersJoin Melanie's course How to Take Accurate Body Measurements and grab 10% discount with the code: DISCOUNT10About the Podcast Host:*** If you would like to book a powerful Breakthrough Power Hour and work through a challenge or strategize how to launch or grow your fashion business, book an hour with Dessy here***Dessy is the founder of Fashion Insiders & Co - an online platform supporting fashion and creative entrepreneurs who are in the process of launching and growing purpose-driven brands.Contact Method:Fashion Insiders & Coofficial website: http://fashioninsiders.co/Instagram: @fashioninsiderscoClubhouse: @fashioninsidersIf you enjoyed this episode, please leave us a *star* rating and a review on iTunes - it helps us get this podcast discovered by more listeners just like yourself. Thank you.To submit any questions or get in touch with topic suggestions, write to us at email@example.com