manufacturing sunglasses

Submitted by BLIKVANGER

We would like to start creating sunglasses based on our designs.

If any of you have any experience in this, please share your experience, let us know what procedures we need to go through or whom to reach out to. 

 

Thanks in advance,

Blikvanger team

Starting a sunglasses business can be an exciting venture. While I can provide you with a general overview of the procedures and steps involved, it's important to note that the specifics can vary depending on your location and the regulations and requirements of your target market. Here are some key steps to consider:

Research and Design:

Develop your unique sunglasses designs, taking into account factors such as style, materials, functionality, and target market preferences.
Create detailed technical drawings or 3D models of your designs.
Prototyping and Testing:

Find a manufacturer or supplier who can produce prototypes based on your designs.
Test the prototypes for quality, fit, comfort, and durability. Make any necessary adjustments or refinements.
Manufacturing and Supply Chain:

Once you're satisfied with the prototypes, establish a partnership with a reliable manufacturer or supplier for large-scale production.
Ensure that the manufacturer can meet your quality standards, production volumes, and delivery timelines.

Branding and Marketing:

Develop a brand identity, including a name, logo, and brand messaging that aligns with your target market.
Create a marketing strategy to promote your sunglasses, including online and offline channels, social media, influencers, and collaborations.
Intellectual Property Protection:

Consider registering your designs and brand trademarks to protect your intellectual property rights.
Consult with a lawyer specializing in intellectual property to understand the relevant laws and requirements.
Compliance and Regulations:

Research and comply with the applicable regulations and standards for sunglasses in your target market.
Ensure your sunglasses meet safety and quality standards, such as UV protection requirements.
Distribution and Sales:

Determine your sales channels, such as e-commerce platforms, retail partnerships, or direct sales.
Establish relationships with distributors or retailers who can help you reach your target audience.
Logistics and Fulfillment:

Set up efficient logistics and fulfillment processes to handle shipping, inventory management, and customer service.
Customer Feedback and Iteration:

Gather feedback from customers and incorporate it into future product iterations.
Continuously improve your designs, materials, and customer experience based on market demands and feedback.