Congrats to the 34 designers selected to participate in the 10 year Anniversary of Omaha Fashion Week August 21st-26th. Learn more about them 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 27th- March 4th! Continue reading to learn more about the application process and important dates.
Designer applications for February shows open August 14th and close October 9th. OFW will not accept any applications submitted after midnight on October 9th. 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 12th. Interviews will be held October 16th-19th for those who are selected to interview. Applicants must be available to interview during this time to participate.
Each interview will take approximately 10 minutes. Interviewees must come prepared with at least one garment that represents their ability/craftsmanship, along with sketches that represent their planned collection. The panel of professionals will help make final selections for OFW: February 2018. Designers who are chosen to participate in OFW will be notified by October 20th. OFW will make a public announcement of these designers on October 23rd. Selected designers should plan to be available October 26th for a designer orientation.
Think you have what it takes to get your collection on the runway? APPLY HERE!