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 February 27th-March 3rd! Continue reading to learn more about the application process and important dates.
Designer applications for February shows open August 14th and close November 1st. OFW will not accept any applications submitted after midnight on November 1st. 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 November 2nd. Interviews will be held November 6-7th 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 November 10th. OFW will make a public announcement of these designers on November 13th. Selected designers should plan to be available November 16th for a designer orientation.
Think you have what it takes to get your collection on the runway? APPLY HERE!