SupimaNEW YORK, Oct 20, 2009 / FW/ — Open call for designers! The Supima Design Competition is once again upon us. Compete for a spot in the Runway Show to take place in January at the New York Times Theater

Open Call for Designers at BLOOMINGDALE’S 59th Street
WEDNESDAY – October 21, 2009
Oct. 21 at Bloomingdales 59th St., No.59 Metro Level (at base of downward escalator)

Don’t forget to bring:

  • A sketch of the eveningwear entry
  • Design portofolio
  • CV
  • A garment you have designed and sewn

Judges include Kevin Harter – Bloomingdale’s, Simon Collins – Parsons School of Design, Horacio Silva – New York Times, Teri Agins

Supima, short for “Superior Pima”, is the promotional organization of the American Pima cotton growers.

Fabrics made with Supima provide the special advantages of extra-long staple Pima cotton grown exclusively in the American West and Southwest. Supima cotton imparts lasting softness, comfort and natural beauty to apparel and home fashion.

The Supima trademark, granted only to retailers, brands and manufacturers certified to be using American Pima cotton, is the surest way for discerning consumers to find the quality products they seek.