We had informed you earlier last month about this great competition and hope that you have been applying (apparel, accessories and home decor categories). The deadline is approaching swiftly. The Application closes on 20 August 2014 so hurry on up and apply. It’s never too late.
The competition is open to all Africans based in Kenya. FA254 is looking for the best creative minds in Apparel, Accessories and Home Decoration categories. To participate, fill out the application form and send pictures of your collection or portfolio. Click here to begin applying. You will later have the opportunity to present your products (if available) during an open casting session in Nairobi.
For those who are not aware of the competition and what it is about, here is a little background information.
FA254 launched the African Designers for Tomorrow in July, the first international platform to give emerging African designers a door to European Market. African Designers for Tomorrow (ADFT) is organized by FA254 in collaboration with ESMOD International Fashion School Berlin and Vogue Germany. The competition will shine a spotlight on some of Africa’s brightest young talent at a time when the African luxury goods are becoming increasingly popular and marketable on the world stage.
The winner will have the incredible possibility to showcase their collection during Berlin Fashion Week 2015. Not only that, prior time to the 2015 Berlin Fashion Week, the winner will have the opportunity to produce an entire collection with the advice of professionals for each of the project developing stages.
The category winners of the competition will have the opportunity to produce their product with internationally renowned fashion companies. There will be three category winners (Apparel, Accessories, Home Decoration) Each of the category winners will have the opportunity to develop and produce their product With an e-comerce international platform (Ebay, Urbanara and monoqi).
For more information on the Award, Jury, Requirements and Application: FA254 Website. Click here.