RUNWAY DESIGNER PARTICIPATION

EVENTS:

There are currently 4 planned runway shows scheduled for Austin Fashion Week Spring 2020. They are as follows:

  • BERNINA Fashion Fund Showcase (Thursday, April 16; 8:00 pm)
  • DESIGNERS (1) (Friday, April 17; 8:00 pm)
  • DESIGNERS (2) (Saturday, April 18; 5:00 pm)
  • TEXAS ON TV (Saturday, April 18; 8:00 pm)

DESIGNERS MAY NOT APPLY TO SHOW DURING TEXAS ON TV. THESE SPACES ARE BY INVITATION ONLY.

bernina fashion fund showcase application:

For the 5th year in a row, Austin Fashion Week is partnering with BERNINA to crown the 2020 winner of the BERNINA Fashion Fund.

In order to apply, designers certify that they the label they are applying under is less than 3 years old as of April 15, 2020.

Accepted designers will show exactly FIVE looks on the runway (no more, no less). Each designer will be evaluated by a panel of judges and the winner will be announced during the event.

Participation fee is $400 and includes:

  • Professional Models
  • Hair & Makeup (based on a set criteria provided by Austin Fashion Week)
  • Complete back of house production
  • Profile Avatar on event webpages along with mentions in printed programs
  • Set of high resolution photography from the end of the runway from your runway segment
  • 2 seated tickets for the show

Limited to no more than 20 designers. Designers are evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis and fees will be due upon execution of the designer’s participation agreement.

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2020 or until all spaces have been filled, whichever comes first.

DESIGNERS RUNWAY SHOW application:

Designers of any level and from anywhere are invited to apply to show on the runway during “DESIGNERS” on Friday, April 17, 2020 (8:00 pm) OR on Saturday, April 18 (5:00pm) at The Domain.

Accepted designers will show between 3 and 20 looks on the runway.

Participation fees are as follows:

  • $300 (3 looks)
  • $1000 (4 – 10 looks)
  • $1500 (11 – 15 looks)
  • $2000 (16 – 20 looks)

Participation fees include the following:

  • Professional Models
  • Hair & Makeup (based on a set criteria provided by Austin Fashion Week)
  • Complete back of house production
  • Profile Avatar on event webpages along with mentions in printed programs
  • Set of high resolution photography from the end of the runway from your runway segment
  • 2 seated tickets for the show

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2020 or until all spaces have been filled, whichever comes first.

Austin Fashion Week will assign designers to either the Friday night show or Sunday afternoon show once the full lineup has been established. We will do our best to provide you with your preferred show but ultimately we will create a designer mix that makes the most sense based on aesthetics, maximum attendance and more.

WE ARE ONLY SEEKING APPAREL DESIGNERS. If you are a jewelry or accessories designer interested in participating please email us for sponsorship information.

Attendance for each event will be approximately 600 guests.

If you have any questions, please email us.

RUNWAY DESIGNER APPLICATION

 

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