The SA Fashion Week New Talent Search is open to ladieswear designers whose businesses are based in South Africa. All designer applicants must supply a minimum of one store (this can include your store or online store) and must be under ten years in business to qualify to enter.
Semi-finalists are selected by the panel of industry-leading judges, choosing designers based on their talent, their ability to follow the brief, and their capacity to supply more stores.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
R20 000-00 towards developing your SS21 Collection
The winner will be part of the 2020 New Talent Search show one year later, valued at R12 500-00
The winner will receive one free stand at the SAFW Designer Pop-Up, valued at
R 6 000-00
The total value of prize: ± R45 500-00
All finalists will receive a free stand at the SS21 Trade Show where they can do market research and sell to boutiques, departmental stores, and online stores
ELIGIBILITY – WHO MAY ENTER
Designers who are working towards establishing their brands in the South African Creative Fashion Industry
Designers who have not been in business for more than ten years
Designers with a fashion design diploma or degree or five years of design experience
Previous SAFW New Talent Search Finalists can enter for a second or third time
This is a ladieswear competition – no menswear designs will be accepted