+61 (0) 438 089 632 info@numensa.com.au

Your fashion career starts here…


We provide comprehensive, online skills training in Fashion Buying & Merchandise Planning…

+61 438 089 632

What we do

Traditional degrees and diplomas are cumbersome, time consuming and they do not move at the speed today’s retail professionals need. Welcome to IWANTTOBEAFASHIONBUYER.COM the online portal to a career in fashion buying and merchandise planning.

Our team has decades of retail buying, planning and product development experience gained internationally with well known retail organisations and we’ve even lectured at fashion universities and colleges, plus and here is the real advantage. Retailers come to us to train their buying teams.


section 1:

Introduction to Retail Buying

section 2:

trends & product development

section 3:

strategy & planning

section 4:

sales performance & pricing

section 5:

sourcing & negotiation

section 6:

work experience & career development



Our team has worked for some of the best fashion retailers across the globe and have extensive experience across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, footwear and accessories.

Here’s a list of a few of those companies:

  • ASOS
  • Topshop/Topman
  • The Iconic
  • Next
  • Myer
  • New Look
  • Marks & Spencer


Founder & CEO



Course Tutor - Buying

paul castro

paul castro

Course Tutor - Product Development



Course Tutor - Merchandise Planning

mariana espinel

mariana espinel

Admin Rockstar

why study with us?

With a sister company in the UK, we ensure that all our course materials use the latest global best practice thinking.  Our courses wholly relate to the skills and competencies required to work in a buying department, without the contraints of academia.  All our students have an opportunity to spend time as an intern, allowing you to use your new skills and knowledge on-the-job, building valuable experience.

years industry experience

Retail Clients

online courses

Cups Of tea

course portal

Our online course available through the Numensa Retail Academy allowing you to access course materials, wherever and whenever you wish.

If you would like to get onto a career path in fashion buying, why not book in a 15 minute consultation to see if our course is right for you…

Our fashion retail Clients

Below is a list of our fashion retail clients and some comments from their team members…

“Thanks for a great course, I took a lot out of it and will use in dealings with our Asian trading partners…”

Dean R

Assistant Buyer

“A very knowledgable course, which I have learnt a lot from and would definitely recommend….”

Zaharia B

Product Coordinator

“Great interactive course with many key take away points…”

Arielle P

Product Associate

“I really enjoyed the course… It was a mix of interaction which kept it interesting. The voiceover was good because it stopped you from reading material which isn’t always the best way of learning.. ”

Ellie P

Trainee Planner

Your fashion career starts here…
Say Hello!

Please feel free to say hello and get answers to any questions you may have.

9 + 6 =