There are many apparel brands just send a long mail explaining the styles and seek the garment manufacturing unit to give a price. This is not the right way to ask for costing. It only irritates and confuses the clothing manufacturer. If you want to get the costing send the complete tech pack and spec sheet. If you have not done any of those it is wise to start from scratch. This way you may loose a good vendor. So all You need to to do is send the tech pack and spec sheet to the clothing manufacturer. This will help the garment manufacturing unit understand your style. When clothing manufacturer know what is there in the style they can give the perfect cost of production. Less confused your garment manufacturer is, higher is the chance to get perfection in your product.
How to approach a Garment Manufacturing Unit
When you try to explain your style through many emails misunderstanding is bound to come. Simple misunderstandings may create some complicated situations in apparel production. The best way you should explain your ideas is through tech packs design. For this, you should take the assistance of a technical clothing designer and prepare proper tech packs of your styles. Clothing manufacturers understand tech pack better than any other way as they are comfortable with that. So any change in this may lead to misunderstanding. This may affect adversely to your production. To make the production process smooth and effective you need to give proper Technical Design of the garment to Manufacturer.
There are several ways to approach a garment manufacturer for a perfect apparel production. However, the robust technique to give input to a garment unit is by providing a technical specification. if you do not have a tech pack my suggestion is to take the help of a technical designer. To convey your design ideas to a technical designer, you can follow the steps to structure your ideas to prepare tech pack. In fact, this is the right step to start the apparel design and production process from scratch.