DESIGNER APPLICATION
WELCOME
Designer opportunities
1. MENSWEAR DESIGNER SHOW
SA Designer requirements
– Designer must be in business for more than 5 years
– Must have a formal qualification in fashion design
– Must have own store or supply at least 3 stores
– All products must be manufactured in SA or Africa

*African designers please contact africandesigners@safashionweek.co.zafor more information on showcasing.

3. THE SAFW NEW TALENT SEARCH
First launched in 2010, the SAFW Fashion Trade Event is a business-to-business opportunity to market the seasonal collections to an existing database of buyers ranging from chains to the independent boutiques.

The SAFW New Talent Search is open to:
– Designers who are working towards establishing themselves/their brands in the South African Fashion Industry
– Young/emerging designers who are in search of a platform to launch their labels in the SA Fashion Industry
– Designers who have been in business for not more than 7 years
– Designers with a fashion design degree or diploma OR 5 years designing experience
– The SAFW New Talent Search is Ladies Wear only

*Competition Opens May 2016

2. SAFW TRADE EVENT
First launched in 2010, the SAFW Fashion Trade Event is a business-to-business opportunity to market the seasonal collections to an existing database of buyers ranging from chains to the independent boutiques.

For more information click here

3. SAFW DESIGNER POP UP SHOP
The SAFW Designer Pop Up Shop is the only one of its kind in the country, as it’s set in a retail environment, typically a high traffic shopping centre.
This provides South African designers with the opportunity to connect with the end-consumer.

For more information click here

4. SAFW SCOUTING MENSWEAR COMPETITION
If you are looking for a platform to launch your brand into the Creative
Fashion Design Industry in South Africa, then the SA Fashion Week
Scouting Menswear competition is for you!

For more information click here