How Lagos designer was ‘duped’ of her hardearned money, how you may be in same shoes

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How Lagos designer was ‘duped’ of her hardearned money, how you may be in same shoes

How Lagos designer designer was 'duped' of her hardearned money, how you may be in same shoes

By Kofoworola Agboola

How Lagos designer designer was 'duped' of her hardearned money, how you may be in same shoes
Kofoworola Agboola

Surf the internet and you will be bedazzled by the number of articles you will find on how to price your garments yet somehow when a client is standing in front of you or makes an inquiry, you say the first price that comes to your mind, only to be later battling with resentments when the money wasn’t sufficient to complete the outfit.

You will find articles from designers and bloggers alike that will advice you to charge prices that your teeth will literally quake for fear of charging it to your clients lest they run away.

Some of these articles simply don’t get how things are in Nigeria, you reason, where the average client is literally “spoiled” as there are so many tailors and competition is high. So, you fall back to your own pricing strategy, sometimes calling prices off your head, or price by how the client is dressed.

This post is dedicated especially to those who are new in the business, perherps fresh out of…



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