Local Designer and International designer Showcase

Designers can apply for one of our eight reduced price fashion week spots, which will help further the fashion designer’s fashion career.

Victor Quinteros Fashion Week Fund Brand Development Director, said in a statement that the fund “continues to grow

and be a long-term resource for talented individuals who hope to take their fashion aspirations to the next level.”

Applications must be turned in by 4 p.m. Dec. 31 at

The winners will be announced in January 10, 2014.

Designers of all ages and backgrounds have the chance to show their original work to fashion professionals from all over the country as

New York Fashion Week’s Local Designer and International Designer.

Applicants must show creativity, quality and a broad appeal to win and will be able to show their Fall 2015 work in New York Fashion Week.

Application deadline is midnight Dec. 31, 2014 at

Winners will be announced in January 10, 2014.

For more information about New York Fashion Week, visit

The award recipient is selected by a committee of the Board of The Community Foundation of New York City.


Fashion Week seeks emerging designers to spotlight during the 2015 events.
Applications are now being accepted for designers to apply for that opportunity.
Applicants must demonstrate creativity, quality and a broad appeal to a wide range of consumers.

If chosen, the local designer and International designer will have the opportunity to showcase their collection
during New York Fashion Week 2015.
All local and international designers interested in showing their Fall 2015 collections are encouraged to submit their application for review.
The deadline to submit emerging designer applications is December 31, 2014.
Local Designers will be notified early January and announced to the public in February first at an official New York Fashion Week event.

National Designer Criteria:
All National designers are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to those that live in or have connections to New York City.
Fall 2015 collection must be original designs, debuting at New York Fashion Week.
Must be available to show during the week of Feb 11, 2015 (with specific schedule to be determined by New York Fashion Week organizers).

PLEASE NOTE: New York Fashion Week (Reduced fee) charges a $12,000.00 fee to show in Manhattan $6,500.00 fee to show in Brooklyn
and $3500.00 submission fee to show in Staten Island
to apply or participate in one of the fashion shows.
Selected designers are responsible for their own travel and related expenses, and for transporting their collection to New York
— as well as all costs associated with designing/creating their looks, including shoes, accessories and music for their runway show.
No age restrictions or specific experience is required. However, those under 18 will need parent/guardian permission to apply.



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