AUSTIN-BASED RUNWAY DESIGNERS

Austin Fashion Week is seeking local Austin-based runway designers to show at FINALE on April 18, 2015 at Austin Music Hall.

FINALE will feature an abbreviated Austin Fashion Awards along with full runway shows by 10 local designers. For the first time, local designers are also able to show three look mini-collections for a significantly reduced participation fee.

Please read the information below carefully and then complete the application below.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications to participate in Austin Fashion Week are due by March 1, 2015 or until all spots have been filled. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, so it is beneficial to complete your application early. There are no fees to apply.

The AFW Advisory Board will review each application and provide each brand with a yes, no or waitlist answer. Those that receive a yes answer will be billed for participation. All fees are due no later than March 7, 2015.

PARTICIPATION FEES:

Upon approval by the board, you will be sent a contract to be executed by both parties. Once under contract, you may not be released for any reason and you will be billed for the appropriate participation fees. The fee may be split into multiple payments but final fees are due by March 7, 2015.

FULL COLLECTIONS (12-30 LOOKS):
Designers showing full collections will pay a fee of $2,500. Fee includes the following:

  • Professional models cast by Page Parkes
  • Professional hair and makeup
  • Complete back of house production including dressers, runners, access to shoes, and more
  • High resolution end of runway images with promotional rights for each look you show
  • Full length, unedited end of runway video of your show
  • Profile page with links to your site and social media on afw.fashionxaustin.com
  • Mentions in all press releases relevant to your runway show
  • 6 premium seated tickets with VIP access on the night you show
  • 2 VIP tickets to any other AFW shows of your choice April 15 – 18
  • Red carpet access with media interviews at FINALE

MINI COLLECTIONS (3 LOOKS):
Designers showing mini collections will pay a fee of $300.The mini collection show will progress from designer to designer without breaks, with logos displayed on screens. Your three models will enter the runway at the same time with a choreographed presentation allowing each of them to walk the full length of the runway alone. Fee includes the following:

  • Professional models cast by Page Parkes
  • Professional hair and makeup
  • Complete back of house production including dressers
  • High resolution end of runway images with promotional rights for each look you show
  • A full length, unedited end of runway video of the full mini collection group show
  • Profile page with links to your site and social media on afw.fashionxaustin.com
  • Mentions in all press releases relevant to your runway show
  • 2 premium seated tickets to FINALE
  • Red carpet access with media interviews at FINALE

If you have any questions, please email Erin Bradley.

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