New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018

New York Fashion Week is a bi-annual event that generates over $2 million in economic activity for New York City and attracts over 1 million unique visitors. Your participation will afford you the opportunity to increase your brand’s awareness to an audience eager to listen, in a city saturated with sophisticated, affluent consumers and fashion professionals from around the world. New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 will take place from September 7th, 2017 – September 14th ,2017.

RUNWAY/PRESENTATION

Through collaborated efforts with our partner organizations, we offer opportunities to emerging fashion designers across the globe. These selected pioneers showcase their collections during New York Fashion Week to 500+ fashion insiders, press and attending celebrities. Upon screening and approval, a designer may be selected to showcase as part of a collective runway presentation or a solo showcase given its own spot on the official NYFW Calendar. Designers must meet the listed criteria to qualify for any partial sponsorships offered.

GUIDELINES & CRITERIA

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 collections of women’s ready-to-wear or men’s ready-to-wear.

Designer must either have Haute Couture collection or Ready-to-Wear Collection to present.

Designer must have a minimum of 2 stocklist / stores / distribution outlets. Online included.

For any partially sponsored showcase, a designer must have established his/her brand for under 3 years for the collective showcase option and under 5 years for solo showcase/Presentation.

Designer must be ready to send samples for review if required.

Fashion week participation is strictly subject to favorable review.

Reviews are conducted on a first come first serve basis.

DEADLINES

The final deadline for all applications is July 1st ,2017 , no exceptions. Designer screenings are conducted twice a week by a review and screening advisory committee.

All favorable applicants will be notified via email before August 1st , 2017..

For further information regarding your participation in NYFW and the screening process, please contact: Ellen.wang@caafd.org