Emerging Designer Application

Magic City Fashion Week seeks emerging designers to compete during our 2018 Splashiversary Emerging Designer Competition. Applicants must demonstrate creativity, quality and a broad appeal to a wide range of consumers. If chosen, the emerging designer will have the opportunity to showcase their collection during Magic City Fashion Week 2018. All emerging designers interested in showing their collections are encouraged to submit their application for review.

The winner of the 2018 Splashiversary Emerging Designer Competition will receive a prize package valued at $5000.

The deadline to submit emerging designer applications is 11:59 p.m. CST on August 15, 2018. In order to increase the likelihood of your application being selected, please take your time to thoroughly and accurately fill out this application. We appreciate attention to detail. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in an automatic applicant dismissal. Emerging Designers will be notified by August 31, 2018 and announced to the public in September. You can apply below. 

Emerging Designer Criteria:

  • All emerging designers are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to those that live in or have connections to Birmingham or the state of Alabama.
  • Collection must be designed and produced by presenting designer.
  • Must produce a 9 piece collection to be shown October 26-27, 2018.