Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Are you showing during New York Fashion Week this September? Are you an independent designer looking for some extra funds? Nolcha Fashion Week is presented simultaneously along with Mercedes-Benz Fashion week to showcase up-and-coming designers.
The bonus this season, is that Nolcha is teaming up with LooseButton to host the Beyond The Runway contest. The winning designer in September will receive a $50 000 business support package to help them succeed as an entrepreneur.
Judges will include Gabrielle Teare, a stylist from Elle Magazine, Marie Claire and Fashion TV. President of LooseButton, Ray Cao, Sheri L. Koetting, CEO of marketing agency MSLK and Lilly Berelovich, founder of Fashion Snoops will also be on hand to review designers.
The entrepreneurial support will come in the form of legal help, accountants, web consultations, marketing advice and retail placement.
To show in Septembers Nolcha Fashion Week, start with the application here. For more about the competition, check out Nolcha's web site.