The Fashion Designers and Craftmakers Network Young Designers Award (FDC/YDA) is now open.
Are you a young budding designer?
- The FDC Young Designer Award UK is open to young London fashion designers between 9-25 years.
- FDC Radical Designer Award UK is open to London designers with an innovative collection between ages 21-25 years
- FDC Young Designer Award USA is open to young USA fashion designers between 9-25 years
- FDC Emerging Designer Award is open to UK and USA Designers between ages 9-29 years
- Angelman Syndrome Awareness Award international designers of all ages (fashion for social good!)
FDC aims to present an international platform for dynamic young fashion designers who can find their niche as individuals and become a brand in their own right. The Aim of the Young Designer Awards and its related events is to increase the number and visibility of young and exceptionally gifted multi-cultural UK and USA Fashion designers and to encourage them to reach their true potential by rewarding those who excelled both creatively and academically.
FDC are looking for the next Vivienne Westwood or Alexander McQueen. If this is you then check out the brief for this years category;
THE YOUNG DESIGNER AWARD UK IS OPEN TO AGES 9-25 YEARS
The brief this year is open.
THE RADICAL DESIGNER AWARD UK IS OPEN TO AGES 21-25 YEARS
The brief is to design and produce a mini collection or enter a current avant-garde collection; the prize is to be up for the opportunity to debut a collection in Vancouver Fashion Week.
THE YOUNG DESIGNER AWARD USA IS OPEN TO AGES 9-25 YEARS
The brief this year is to design and produce one garment inspired by the fashion and times of the 1920's; the prize is to be up for a chance to be part of a showcase in New York City next year.
THE EMERGING DESIGNER AWARD IS OPEN TO AGES 9-29 YEARS
The brief is to design and produce one garment inspired by the life of an old master artist; the prize is a place to show a full collection in Atlanta or New York City.
THE ANGELMAN SYNDROME AWARENESS AWARD IS OPEN TO UK AND INTERNATIONAL DESIGNERS AGES 19-99 YEARS.
Successful designs will take part in a Collections Presentation at the Pullman London Hotel St Pancras on the 8 December 2018.
ARE YOU A MODEL?
For budding models interested in getting involved please send an email;
BIO (outlining experience), NAME, AGE, HEIGHT, VITAL STATISTICS, CONTACT DETAILS, PHOTOS to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'CATWALK MODEL SEARCH' in the Subject line.
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