Saturday 17 August, 2019

Video: Mark Anthony designs successful fashion business

Mark Anthony Scott, owner o Mark Anthony Design.

Mark Anthony Scott, owner o Mark Anthony Design.

Fashion designer Mark Anthony Scott has made a name for himself in an industry he initially shied away from.

Despite developing superior sewing and cutting skills from his uncle and grandmother, whom he spent a significant part of his youth working with, Scott opted to pursue his early career in video production.

“I was good at it, but I really didn’t like it,” Scott said about his attitude towards fashion design.

Scott later had to choose between a career behind the camera or behind the sewing machine. 

“Production got slow after a while,” Scott said,

Since making the decision, Scott has managed to build a well-known men’s wear design house, Mark Anthony Design.

Click to watch the video edited by Ramon Lindsay.

Scott designs and produces a wide array of men’s clothes and accessories. The entrepreneur also offers other items such as shoes, cuff links, socks and belts – items for a complete male outfit.

The journey to building the Mark Anthony Designs brand was, however, not easy.

Scott initially began operating from his home in Mountain View, where he recalls having to drive to his clients’ to take their measurements. This was never an ideal situation because as his reach expanded, potential clients began querying about his location and many persons were not comfortable visiting the area.

But with limited capital, Scott was able to open his first location in 2015 before recently relocating to a more spacious location on 11 Fairway Avenue in Kingston.

Next on Scott’s agenda, is launching a women’s collection, which he hopes to release soon.

Check out the video edited by Ramon Lindsay to learn more about the man behind Mark Anthony Design.

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