The essential resource & platform for design-led lifestyle SMEs
We exist to help design-led businesses make informed strategic decisions for short, mid and long term growth. Powered by STUDIO/ESTILA, a brand design agency and business consultancy, our mission is to support ambitious founders and business owners of emerging and growing design, art & independent lifestyle brands who want to build better businesses.
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Covering latest industry conversations and highlighting new creative talent entering the market, full of insight and exclusive interviews with successful people, ESTILA print bookazines are a must-read for creative founders as well as readers interested in the worlds of art, design, fashion and beauty.
The ESTILA Founders Club from £20*
From curated networking meet-ups, impactful masterclasses, to collaborative initiatives which are specifically organised to support and benefit each member, ESTILA Founders Club is an exclusive membership community for ambitious founders.
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Monthly news round up
From new design product launches that disrupt the market to a rise of social retail among small independent labels here are some of our favourite stories from the past few weeks.
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How to build a sustainable fashion brand
Suitable specifically for fashion and fashion accessory brands this masterclass takes you through key steps you need to make in order to build a truly sustainable brand, considering your product viability, society and environment.
Get noticed by Christmas gift guides
The Christmas gift guides are the number one place where people look for gift ideas and having your product featured in them can bring many benefits at a key time of the year. In this workshop we show you how you can get your products into gift guides.
How to create a brand storytelling content plan
Content is king. If you want to build a successful brand your company needs to become a content powerhouse. In this masterclass we discuss key content ideas for telling your brand story on social media, newsletters and website.
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Our online journal is an invaluable resource to help make better and smarter decisions
Created by STUDIO/ESTILA strategy team, these thought provoking papers offer in-depth analysis, insight and guidance giving you information to build a better business.
Social storytelling for independent brands
Social storytelling can be a powerful tool for converting social media followers into customers. But how can independent brands maximise the full potential of these platforms? What can they do to capture customer attention in a way that evokes emotional reaction? This presentation covers all important steps to becoming a social storytelling powerhouse.
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Run by business consultants, designers and strategists, STUDIO/ESTILA was founded with a mission to help ambitious businesses grow into successful brands. With our experience of the industry, we specialise in developing experiential and storytelling brand strategies for design and independent brands of the future.
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