Congrats to the winner of our Featured Designer SAC Fashion Cup Winner Sushe by J. Tracey, and our Emerging Designer SAC Fashion Cup Winner Zaftig Kitty! Learn more about all of the winners from Omaha Fashion Week's 10 Year Anniversary 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 August 20th-25th! Continue reading to learn more about the application process and important dates.
Designer applications for August shows are now open and close April 9th. OFW will not accept any applications submitted after midnight on April 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 April 11th. Interviews will be held April 16-17th 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: August 2018. Designers who are chosen to participate in OFW will be notified by April22nd. OFW will make a public announcement of these designers on April 23rd. Selected designers should plan to be available April 26th for a designer orientation.
Think you have what it takes to get your collection on the runway?