Financing fashion is a highly specialized business, and one of the most influential and long standing companies in the space is Hilldun Corporation. They’ve backed everyone from Tommy Hilfiger to Marc Jacobs, Nanette Lepore, Alexander Wang, Badgley Mischka, Derek Lam, Jason Wu, and so many more. Their careful shepherding of capital and buyer relationships has kept New York’s fashion industry gears turning for decades. This episode is both a bit of Fashion Financing 101 and a deep dive into what can go wrong with financing a fashion brand. Tim Moore is an Executive Vice President at Hilldun Corporation, with 20 years of experience in helping brands survive and grow, so when he talks about how to avoid the most common mistakes, you should probably pay very close attention.
Thanks to Rob Sanchez from Fashion Is Your Business for helping out with this episode.