Fashion designing is one of the lucrative ways of making money in Nigeria today. The business is mostly easy to run and has served as a way of empowering many youths and even adult. The most important requirement for a quality fashion designing business is passion and creativity. If properly trained and well equipped, one can become an employer of labor and financially upright within a short period of time.                                                                   Tips needed to run an effective fashion designing business.
Training: the most important tip needed to run an efficient fashion designing business is a quality training and research. It is important to be equipped with the machines involved, how to run them efficiently and also the maintenance skill. It is also necessary to know the managerial aspect of the business, how to bill customers and how to have good inter-personal relations.

Machines and equipment: certain machines and equipment are essential for the starting of the business on a small to medium scale, they are not so much capital intensive and are necessary for the day to day running of the business. These machines include the sewing machine, a cutting table, scissors, tape rule etc.

Creativity: for every type of work done, there is need for the unique touch and creative part of a designer to show, it is important to think out of the box and have ideas that can attract more customers and publicize your work even when you are not present.
Advertisement: it is necessary to take advantage of the internet and other mediums in advertising your work and hopefully expanding your customer base.

Recruitment: it is beneficial and income generating when you pass down your knowledge and skills to other people who are aspiring to become self employed and financially independent.
Other monetary aspects in fashion business: combination of other fashion designing related business is also a way of making money. Selling of sewing materials like linings, zips, machine oil, needles and threads etc is another way of making money by the side.