EMERGING DESIGNER COMPETITION APPLICATION
Are you an aspiring or working fashion designer and want to show your collection on the runway at Charleston Fashion Week®, The Events 2020? Apply today! To be considered, just follow the 5 easy steps below.
STEP 1 | READ CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING
Charleston Fashion Week® (CFW), The Events 2020 features a series of seasonal presentations, runway shows, and interactive event experiences throughout the city, all year. Select emerging designers will have the opportunity to showcase their collection as part of the Emerging Designer Competition at the Summer Fashion Event on Friday, June 19 in Charleston.
The collection must be the designer's own. Applicants should demonstrate skill, creativity, quality, and have a strong understanding for the current fashion market and trends. Only fashion designers will be considered, NOT accessory designers.
There is no age restriction, however designers under the age of 18 require parental consent, and must be present in Charleston, South Carolina for the Competition. There are no exceptions. See the CFW FAQ and Official Rules and Regulations below for additional details.
The deadline to submit an online application is Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST.
If selected to show, applicants will be notified via the cell phone number provided on the application on Friday May 1, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. EST. Those not selected will be notified via email by Wednesday, May 6 by 6:00 p.m. EST.
All application fields are required. There are no exceptions. Only completed online submissions are guaranteed consideration.
Partial application information does not save to the application system. Only after the ‘SUBMIT’ button at the end of the application is clicked will a complete submission be made. Applicants are encouraged to save and back up information.