Congrats to our new Featured Designer Fashion Cup winner K:13, and our Emerging Designer Fashion Cup winner Lauren Nicole! Learn more about all of the winners from Omaha Fashion Week's August season here!
Are you a designer who wants to present a collection at the nation's fifth largest fashion event? Applications are now open for shows taking place February 26-March 2nd! Continue reading to learn more about the application process and important dates.
Designer applications are now open, and close October 29th. OFW will not accept any applications submitted after 11:59pm on October 29th. We are looking for designers who fall into the following categories: Women's Wear, Men's Wear, Children's Wear, Bridal, Evening Wear, Swimwear, Business Wear, Day/Street Wear, Alternative, and Fashion as Art.
Applications will be reviewed and narrowed down to a set of designers who will be selected to participate in interviews conducted by independent professionals in the industry. Designers who are selected to interview will be notified by October 31st. Interviews will be held November 5th-8th for those who are selected. Applicants must be available to interview during their selected group times (Emerging or Featured) to participate.
Each interview will take approximately 10 minutes. Interviewees must come prepared with at least one garment that represents their ability and craftsmanship, along with sketches and a visual representation that represent their planned collection. The panel of professionals will help make final selections for OFW: February 2019. Designers who are chosen to participate in OFW will be notified by November 9th. OFW will make a public announcement of these designers on November 12th. Selected designers should plan to be available November 15th for a designer orientation.
Think you have what it takes to get your collection on the runway?