The Masters Collective (How to Build a Fashion & Lifestyle Business)

Offered by School of Business & Accountancy

Online Course / 7 hours of self-paced learning / TGS-2019507766

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

Love, Bonito is a well-known local fashion brand that empowers confidence through educating women to dress well.

This course on “How to build a fashion and lifestyle business”, sees Rachel Lim, co-founder of Love, Bonito, sharing her insights, experiences and advice on how you can get started in your own fashion and lifestyle business.

About Rachel Lim

Rachel has been a fashion entrepreneur and co-founder of Love, Bonito. Love, Bonito has since opened three physical stores, in addition to their online store

Known to make clothes that fit Asian women, Love, Bonito’s branding has endured over the years, including their specially designed in-house prints and experiences with their customers through conferences and styling sessions.

Over 6 video chapters, Rachel shares about the experiences of Love, Bonito’s journey- through the ups and downs, the successes and learning points.

Learning Outcomes

This course series is open to anyone who has an interest in fashion and lifestyle. If you are interested to know the knick-knacks of what it takes to start a business in this area, this course is for you.

From the personal sharing and behind the scenes footage, you can expect to pick up lots of handy advice in branding, marketing, production and the running of business operations. You will be able to apply the information to your own business or projects.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 7 hours of self-paced learning
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Asynchronous
Venue: Online

This is an online course. The learning is self-paced, and learners have up to 6 months to complete the course.

Upon completion of all 3 assessments, you will be awarded a Certificate of Performance.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Lesson 01

Business Structure of a Fashion & Lifestyle Business

Lesson 02

The Process of Fashion Design

Lesson 03

From Paper Design to Production

Lesson 04

Running an Online & Offline Retail Business

Lesson 05

Branding, Image Management & Marketing

Lesson 06



Upon completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a Certificate of Performance.

Course Fees

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced Training Support
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$96.30
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$28.89
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$10.89
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$10.89
Others (and Repeat Students)$96.30