NEW YORK, Nov 18, 2008 / FW/ — Dubbed as the world’s most luxurious cottons, Supima is holding an open call to emerging designers for a chance to enter Supima’s second design competition wherein the resulting design will be presented at a live runway show on January 14, 2009 at New York’s Gotham Hall.
To be considered for participation, interested designers will need to present at an open call that will take place Thursday November 20th from 4 PM to 9 PM and November 21st from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Thompson Hotel in SoHo.
Designers will interview with a panel composed of fashion editors, established designers and Supima representatives.
Designers participating in the open call MUST bring:
- A sketch of their evening wear entry
- Their design portfolio
- Current CV / Resume
- A garment they have designed and sewn
The selected designers will be provided with ten yards of fabric with which they can create a women’s evening wear design. The latest Supima fabrics from top international mills will be given to designers selected to create a women’s wear piece.
Selected designers will have their sketches and information featured in a magazine that Supima will publish and distribute to thousands of retailers, buyers and fashion industry insiders. Winning designs will also be featured on the Supima website and included in future promotions.
For a look at last year’s finalists, winners and runway show, log on the supimacotton.blogspot.com
For more information, please log on: www.supima.com