Congrats to the winner of our Featured Designer Fashion Cup winner AD Delgado, and our Emerging Designer Fashion Cup winner Tú! Learn more about all of the winners from Omaha Fashion Week's February 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 August 20th-25th! Continue reading to learn more about the application process and important dates.
Design applications are now open, and close May 2nd. OFW will not accept any applications submitted after 11:59pm on May 2nd. 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 May 4th. Interview will be held May 7th-10th 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 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 May 11th. OFW will make a public announcement of these designers on May 14th. Selected designers should plan to be available May 17th for a designer orientation.
Think you have what it takes to get your collection on the runway?