YDE are on the hunt for the latest batch of fashion miscreants to join their merry band. The competition is easy enough, submit storyboards, fabric and technical drawings and you could get on the rails at YDE plus R10000 of assistance. They’re after one menswear and one ladieswear designer. This is what they say:
Young, up-and-coming fashion talent are invited to enter the YDE Designers Competition. Submit your designs and a proposed business plan to stand the chance of winning an opportunity to have a limited range available in YDE stores as part of the RISING TALENT initiative. In addition, the winning ladieswear and menswear designers will each receive R10 000 worth of assistance to start a small commercial collection within YDE.
WHO CAN ENTER?
The competition is open to all ladieswear and menswear fashion designers 18 years or over.
HOW DO YOU ENTER?
Submit designs for a collection of 8 – 10 garments. This must be a comprehensive range across tops and bottoms for summer 2008
Suggested design themes:
Ladieswear design themes: Ethnic Quirk; Floral Fantasy; Love and Peace; Grecian Goddess.
Menswear design themes: Punkadelic, Farmer Boy, Space Odyssey, Lead singer.
WHERE DO YOU ENTER?
Entry forms will be available in YDE stores and online at www.yde.co.za.
Closing date for entries is Monday 7 July, and finalists will be notified telephonically by Monday 21 July.