APPLY NOW

APPLY NOW: FASHION FORWARD DUBAI OFFERS NJAL DESIGNERS EXCLUSIVE CHANCE TO SHOW THEIR COLLECTIONS AT THE APRIL 2020 EDITION

Fashion Forward Dubai is offering an exclusive opportunity for 5 NJAL contemporary designers (women and menswear) to showcase their collections to leading media, buyers and consumers from Dubai and the Middle East in April 2020. As a runway to the world, Fashion Forward Dubai merits the attention and respect of the international fashion industry and serves as a leading platform for fashion labels looking for entry or increased visibility in the Middle East.

FFWD

 

ABOUT

Fashion Forward Dubai is the definitive fashion platform for Dubai and the Middle East, providing development, exposure and a progressive direction for the regional fashion industry. As a runway to the world, Fashion Forward Dubai merits the attention and respect of the international fashion industry and serves as a leading platform for fashion labels looking for entry and/or increased visibility in the Middle East.

Fashion Forward Dubai welcomes members of the regional and international fashion communities to come together in support of Middle Eastern design talent and to foster industry discussion and professional development. In 2019, Fashion Forward returns as a “shop now” fashion platform that merges the retail advantage that Dubai enjoys with the commercial objectives of the region’s independent designers.

Held at Dubai Design District, the key components of Fashion Forward include: Runway shows and presentations by the best couture, ready-to-wear and accessories designers in the Middle East. In the October Edition 2019 Fashion Forward will also further reinforce its role as a catalyst for fashion innovation in the region by exposing global brands with regional collections and amplifying collaborations between international brands and regional fashion talent.

 

COMPETITION DETAILS

Fashion Forward Dubai is offering an exclusive opportunity for 5 NJAL contemporary designers to showcase their collections on 1-4 April 2020, to leading media, buyers and consumers from Dubai and the Middle East. As a runway to the world, Fashion Forward Dubai merits the attention and respect of the international fashion industry and serves as a leading platform for fashion labels looking for entry and/or increased visibility in the Middle East.

As a runway to the world, Fashion Forward Dubai merits the attention and respect of the international fashion industry and serves as a leading platform for fashion labels looking for entry and/or increased visibility in the Middle East.

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants must have been in business for at least 2 years straight, producing a minimum of 2 collection annually. 
  • Applicants are expected to have on-line presence through their website and social media.
  • Applicants must present a minimum of 12 looks per collection for Fashion Presentation format and minimum of 25 looks for Catwalk format. Also has to be able to cover travel expenses, provide shoes and accessories for their show. 
  • Applicants must be able to manufacture, produce and deliver their collections in high quality and range of sizes.
  • This competition is only open to first-time participants of Fashion Forward Dubai

 

CATEGORIES

  • RTW & Couture
  • Womenswear
  • Menswear

 

BENEFITS

The winning NJAL Designers will be offered the following:

  • 1st Place: Free Fashion Show (inclusive of full production) + Accommodation in Dubai
  • 2nd Place: 50% Discount on Fashion Show (inclusive of full production) + Accommodation in Dubai
  • 3rd Place: 30% Discount on Fashion Show (inclusive of full production) + Accommodation in Dubai
  • 4th and 5th Place winners will be offered a 15% discount on fashion show (inclusive of full production) 

(Minimum package value: $15,000)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are now open and to apply here.

 

DEADLINE

3rd February 2020

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

For more information please visit the official website here.