From casual to avant-garde, Dayton Threads is looking to work with independent designers across multiple product categories including clothing, jewelry, accessories, beauty and grooming products, as well as homeware/homegoods, stationery and gifts. Your brand deserves more than the typical trip to the store find or stumbled across this website story. Every aspect of Dayton Threads is intentional; we are committed to giving you and your brand the fully immersive fashion experience that you deserve while helping you build your brand, team and audience!
We offer indie designers (3) flexible and competitive fee structures as well:
1) Receive the full retail price of any products sold via Dayton Threads minus commission of 25%.
2) Pay a $75/mo and receive the full retail price of any products sold via Dayton Threads minus commission of 12%.
3) We understand that COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into a lot of budgets and the fashion industry has been hit the hardest, so if neither of these options work for you right now, we're also open to negotiations...let's work together!
If you need help with producing your sewn designs, we offer small batch micro-manufacturing via The Dayton Garment & Textile District . Our Made Here...Sold Here model serves to strengthen our commitment of becoming a leading retail source for independent and ethical designers via our online and brick and mortar presence.
If you're in need of help with high-end lookbook, ad campaign, editorial, or e-commerce images and videos for your line...We've got you covered there too! We offer the entire fashion industry under one roof with our sister company The House of (DE-FI)ance: A Fashion & Design Co-working Experience where membership has it's benefits including significantly discounted apparel production prices, access to one of the most influential fashion weeks in the country, Dayton Fashion Week, one of the most highly anticipated design events, Dayton Design Week, and the highly respected and award winning annual magazine publication (DE-FI)ance Magazine!!
We have photographers, models, a style team, and hair and makeup #GlamSquad on hand at affordable prices to help bring your vision to life and get the attention that you deserve via our parent company the Dayton Emerging Fashion Incubator (DE-FI) LLC. Did we mention that every designer will also get the kickoff and introduction to our fashion and design community that they deserve with an official launch party in house? If you you've got the design or product and are ready to expand, complete the designer application today!
The Dayton Emerging Fashion Incubator (DE-FI) LLC is a volunteer community Think Tank providing access for emerging designers, aspiring models, sewist, and textile makers into the fashion industry.