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NJAL+ is a tailor-cut premium service customized to meet the needs of our designer community and includes the relaunch of the online store, access to crucial deals, insight and education tools, and so much more. It’s an unprecedented program that NJAL designers can join with a low monthly fee; one born from a decade’s worth of experience and industry insight. We know our community and we know the industry at hand—NJAL+ is a program meant to empower and enable growth from our collective experience and connection.
The NJAL+ program boasts a new and improved version of The Shop that makes each designer's profile shoppable by connecting the inventory of personal online stores to the NJAL platform. NJAL+ members will be able to join an aggregated online storefront that empowers the purchasing process—no commission fees, no middle men. All designers have to do is join NJAL+ and link their online shop to their NJAL profile. It’s that simple! With a click of a mouse, NJAL visitors from across the globe will be able to browse designs and purchase pieces directly from designers.
With years embedded in the industry, we understand how competitive the landscape is, which is why The Shop has zero commission or referral fees. The launch of NJAL+ will make Not Just A Label the largest collective marketplace in luxury fashion and an undeniable shopping destination where emerging brands are situated at the very center of it all. This is the future of consumerism in fashion; one that focuses on connecting, facilitating, supporting, and inspiring both designers and consumers throughout the entire process.
In addition to The Shop, NJAL+ also boasts a custom tool-kit that is designed to save designers money at every level of their business. The robust tool-kit includes a vast array of exclusive deals on valuable services and products essential for businesses; including sales and marketing tools, exclusive discounts, unique access to trade shows, and so much more.
Whether it’s discounted tech products, hotels, shipping rates, or specialized educational opportunities, NJAL+ customized tool-kit is meant to empower, educate, and open up new avenues of growth for brands. Ranging from educational webinars to digital wholesaling tools, as well as exclusive third-party services from NJAL’s client roster, designers will be part of a curated club that represents the future of fashion. If a designer is thinking about opening a store, we can offer discounts and partnerships with service providers who look forward to working with those within our designer community.
NJAL understand the costs associated with running a business, and shipping costs often top the list of expenditures. For that reason, we leveraged the negotiating power of NJAL’s 35,000+ designers to secure everyday savings on shipping—from both UPS and DHL.
Are you based outside of the EU or US? Rest assured that international designers can create accounts with both partners, and NJAL+ will expand its offering in further international markets in the months to come. Showcasing and direct-to-consumer retailing are a crucial part of a growing business and we know that the investment is considerable. As an advocate for designers, NJAL+ has partnered with the world’s leading trade shows and retail partners to secure exclusive savings to maximize ROI.
Designers are globetrotters, traveling constantly for work (and play). To save money wherever a designer's busy life may lead, NJAL+ has partnered with The NoMad Hotels, The Standard Hotels, Avis, and Budget (plus more to come!) to provide discounted rates to provide an added level of freedom to take businesses to the world stage.
Being a member of NJAL+ means designers are a part of a powerful contingent. As enrollment grows, our ability to negotiate new and better deals on their behalf will grow. We are a community built upon the strength that comes when designers work together; supporting one another to create a new industry standard. From one black sheep to the next, NJAL+ is the encapsulation of an ethos rooted in the empowerment of the design community.
For a limited time only, we are offering the first 1,000 designers an introductory rate of just $49/month with a 12-month commitment. The monthly fee immediately grants members access to the entire line-up of discounts and perks, as well as the ability to join The Shop. NJAL will also invest a percentage of monthly membership fees to place digital marketing and run focused campaigns to attract additional consumer traffic to designers; we are working with the best agencies around the globe to amplify the combined power that comes with designers working together.
It’s simple to apply and the savings potential is limitless: in addition to the sales coming from NJAL+, our members have access to over $10,000 in potential annual savings through our brand partnerships. We’re thrilled to bring this new program to the NJAL community, and we can’t wait to show the entire industry all that’s to come.
The world’s largest global community in the fashion industry just got a whole lot bigger, and we cannot wait to lead the charge in empowering the future of fashion. NJAL+ is here. Apply Today!
Explore the NJAL+ perks, below, and get excited for even more to come.
Save up to 75% on international shipping, 50% on international exports, 40% on imports, 45% off air letter and 25% on ground shipping with UPS—every day, valid for any items with an origin or destination of USA or Canada.
DHL Express partners with fashion businesses ranging from start-ups to household names, supporting each business in reaching their international customers and ensuring your samples and customers' purchases are quickly and reliably delivered all over the world. NJAL+ members get 60% off domestic and international shipping with DHL.
As a worldwide leader, Apple provides the electronics, hardware, and software your business relies on every day. Enjoy up to 9% discount on Apple products.
Women’s Wear Daily is known as the bible of fashion, and as a NJAL+ designer, you will receive a free 1-year subscription included in your NJAL+ membership.
ORDRE is a global online wholesale platform that develops business between the world’s leading fashion designers and the most influential fashion retailers. Have your collection shot in full 360 degree VR technology at exclusive rates and an opportunity to be showcased on the ORDRE platform with 50% savings on administration fees.
Sourcing Journal, a part of the WWD family, offers insider information from industry sourcing experts that address the challenges of getting your brand through the production process and into consumers’ hands, efficiently and effectively. NJAL+ members save 80% off first year subscription.
NJAL+ HOTEL PERKS
As a NJAL+ member, you can access our exclusive travel portal to search over 400,000 hotels and save up to 60% at participating properties worldwide. Hotels include top brands like Ritz-Carlton, The W, Four Seasons, Sofitel, The Savoy, Gansevoort, Mayfair, Baglioni Hotel Carlton, the Viceroy, and countless others in London, New York, Paris, Milan and everywhere your travels may take you.
As the premiere fashion event in the US, Coterie creates an environment where brands and retailers from around the world interact and engage. Receive an exclusive 3-show package for only $9,985.
Premiere Classe has been the worldwide leading event during Paris Fashion Week, dedicated to fashion accessories since 1989. Save 10% off your fees for any edition.
TRANOI has been the leading B2B event of Paris Fashion Week since 1998, with more than 60 countries represented. NJAL+ designers profit from exclusive savings: 10% off two shows or 15% off three shows.
Who’s Next has been a leading international womenswear trade show in Europe for 25 years. Save 10% off your fees for any edition.
Stylish and vibrant, NoMad Hotels provide elegant accommodations in New York and Los Angeles. Save an additional 10% (NY) and 15% (LA) off the Best Available Rate.
Beautiful and modern, the Standard Hotels are anything but standard. Enjoy 30% off at any Standard Hotel location, be it New York, Los Angeles or Miami (or soon-to-open London).
One of the world’s most well-known car rental brands, Avis offers savings of up to 25% off base car rental rates plus complimentary membership in the AvisPreferred loyalty program.
As a leader in the car rental industry, Budget saves you up to 25% off base car rental rates plus complimentary membership in the Budget Fastbreak loyalty program.
Storefront is the world's leading marketplace for short-term retail spaces—with over 10,000 listings across the world's largest cities. Save 10% on your short-term rental space.
The official retail furniture supplier of London Fashion Weeks, FoundPop offers 10% off rentals for your next pop up or show.
JOOR is the world’s largest wholesale platform and data exchange for fashion, beauty, and home, connecting over 8,600 brands with 200,000 retailers across 144 countries every day. Save 15% off your first year's membership fee.
Indie Source is an apparel manufacturer and fashion consultancy, which is redefining the way clothing is developed. NJAL+ designers receive $75% off Indie Source’s Development Kick-off Meeting, special minimum order quantities (200 MOQ) or 10% off any product development service.
Gerber Technology offers industry leading fashion PLM software and training to help you design, develop and manage your line. Save over 30% off YuniquePLM software.
Withers LLP has been a trusted legal advisor for clients since 1896. As an NJAL+ designer, you have the option of a Bespoke Workshop, Bespoke Document Package and Bespoke Conference Call—choose one, two, or all three.
Nineteenth Amendment is a product development and production management platform, helping brands produce sustainably on-demand with no minimums. Receive a monthly 25% discount for one year on the SmartPLM Pro Plan (for US-based NJAL+ designers).
The GE Appliances Store is an exclusive, online shopping site where NJAL+ designers can purchase high quality appliances, like washing machines and dryers. Save up to 25% off list price.
Backbone’s new PLM suite of connected applications streamline the design, development, and production of our fashion line. Save 10% off your first 12-month contract or 1-month free.
Starworks is a leading fashion PR firm and as a NJAL+ designer, you can take advantage of exclusive opportunities and savings with Starworks Group: inclusion in the SWG newsletter distributed to the SWG Global contact list that includes stylists, editors, costume designers, celebrities and influencers; Feature in bi-annual fashion collection preview events in Los Angeles; Showroom space, electronic look-book, placement and social media promotion.
Swatch On is an online fabric marketplace representing more than 2,000 fabric suppliers based in South Korea, and has more than 170,000 products online. NJLA+ members will get benefits such as No minimum order, free fabric sample boxes, free shipping, fabric discounts and additional exclusive discounts and benefits.
Quickbooks is a globally recognised small business accounting software. As a NJAL+ member, receive 50% off Quickbooks Online, 20% off Quickbooks Enterprise, and additional savings on Pro, Premier and Cloud hosting. Plus a host of other tools available from our business partner EBS Associates.
BrandLab is an innovative digital global solution designed to streamline the wholesale buying process, with 24/7 access to digital showrooms, integrated order processing and payment software. NJAL+ designers will receive an exclusive discount of 10% for all membership packages.