Gen Art is now looking for talented fashion, swimwear, and accessory designers who are based in Florida or Georgia to participate in our 5th Annual Fresh Faces in Fashion! This is an unequaled opportunity to participate in a cutting edge, high-profile runway show which is attended by press, buyers, celebrities and fashion industry professionals, all at NO COST to the designer.
Fresh Faces in Fashion is the largest showcase for emerging fashion designers in the continent. The annual shows feature the best emerging clothing and accessory designers who have been working under their own label for the past 1 to 5 years. The Fresh Faces in Fashion program is designed to discover new design talent and give them their first exposure to members of the press, the design community, potential buyers and investors, and an enthusiastic audience of young, affluent Miamians. Fresh Faces in Fashion Alumni designers include Zac Posen, Rebecca Taylor, Uli Herzner, Chaiken, Keenan Duffy, Louis Verdad, Shoshanna, Vena Cava and many more.
Last year, Fresh Faces in Fashion Miami hosted over 1,500 guests for an unforgettable evening under the stars showcasing Miami’s own Bogosse, Zula Studio, Secrets of Charm, Maya Swimwear, as well as H Fredriksson (New York), ONG (New York), and local accessory designers Adriana Castro, Erika Pena, and Caroline Dadlani.
In order to be eligible to participate in Gen Art’s Fresh Faces in Fashion event, applicants must meet the following requirements:
1) Designer currently has a full collection to show (at least 10 looks)
2) Designer’s label is less than 7 years old
3) Designer is currently selling garments/accessories in at least one store
If you meet the above requirements, please send ONE E-MAIL WITH THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO miami@genart.org:
1) Professional Bio and/or Press Kit (include your e-mail, phone number and address).
2) Low resolution jpg. images showing at least 6 different looks (must be actual clothes or accessories, no sketches accepted).
In addition, you may also send look books to:
Gen Art MiamiRef: Fresh Faces420 Lincoln Rd. Suite 340Miami Beach, FL 33139
The submission deadline is Monday, January 28th. Incomplete submissions or submissions received after this date will not be considered.
Up to six designers will be chosen by a Selection Committee made up of distinguished industry professionals.
Gen Art’s fashion program also supports emerging fashion talent through our business seminars, networking events and industry and resource referrals. For more information on Gen Art visit www.genart.org.
We look forward to seeing your work!