SAFW New Talent Search

 


THE BRIEF
SAFW SUNGLASS HUT
NEW TALENT SEARCH 2017 IS HERE!

 
Our collaboration with Sunglass Hut prepares the runway for established and emerging designers. Providing them with an opportunity to prove their ability to create a clothing line with both commercial and aesthetic appeal.
 
WHO CAN ENTER:

– Designers who are working towards establishing themselves/their brands in the South African Fashion Industry
– Young/emerging designers in search of a platform to launch their labels in the SA Fashion Industry
– Established fashion designers who have been in business for no more than 7 years
– Designers with a fashion design diploma or degree or 5-year design experience
– Previous SAFW New Talent Search showcasing finalists can enter, but only if it is for a second time Previous winners cannot enter
– Ladies wear designers

WHAT YOU NEED TO SEND:
For the 1st Judging – Selection of the semi-finalists

A portfolio of your brand to give the judges background on your label
Your Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection (sketches and fabric swatches) – 8 Looks

For the 2nd Judging – Selection of the showcasing finalists

Semi-finalists will present their collections to the judges during their fitting,
and the final showcasing designers will be selected

WINNER’S ANNOUNCEMENT

At the SAFW New Talent Search Show during SA Fashion Week AW18 Collections. Show date and time TBC

HOW TO ENTER:
ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED AND WILL RE-OPEN IN MAY 2017

MEET THE JUDGES



SEMI – FINALISTS



FINALISTS



WINNER