Designer Direction Launches ‘Discovered’ Fashion Design Competition

Designer Direction is proud to present the Discovered Fashion Design Competition in collaboration with FTV and the inaugural Fashiontv Online Designer Awards.

The Discovered Fashion Design Competition is targeted toward new, emerging and student fashion designers and offers three lucky winners a free entry into the Fashiontv Online Designer Awards valued at $244 plus a professional photography shoot for each winning designers collection valued at nearly $1,000!

Prizes Galore
The photography package includes a shoot at Kingsize studio’s in Auckland and a whole heap of other goodies. Richard Kavanagh, one of New Zealand’s top hair stylists will work his magic on the models provided by Clyne Model Management and M.A.C cosmetic artist Vee Gulliver will head the make up department.

The images from the photo shoot will then be used to enter the Fashiontv Online Designer Awards and thanks to our friends at FTV Oceania our 3 winners will have their entry fee waived!

Check out all of the details about our prizes here: Discovered Prizes

O.M.G – I want to enter right now!
Entry into our competition is free! To enter, you must submit a total of 3 garment/ensemble designs accompanied by up to 2 photos of each garment for any one category. We will accept illustrations of designs also, but please be aware that should you be one of winners that your garments are due in Auckland for our photo shoot by 11am on Thursday June 17th.

Deadline extended! Get your entry in to us by 5pm Monday June 14th!

There are 3 design categories that you can enter:

* Swim/Resort Wear
* Evening/Couture
* Lifestyle Collections

If you have graduated from fashion school you are also eligible to enter your final collection. In fact you can enter any collection that you have designed and created yourself! However pick the best of the best as we will only accept one entry per person.

Download the entry forms below in either PDF or Microsoft Word format:

PDF Official Designer Direction_Discovered_Information 2010
Word Designer Direction Discovered Entry Form_Revised 2010

For more information and to read our FAQ’s please follow this link: Discovered FAQ’s

The Judging Panel
We are excited to have some great judges for our competition and Kirsha Whitcher of label Salasai, fashion blogger Isaac Hindin Miller and Chris and Rachelle Duffy, owners of Idiom Boutique will be choosing our 3 winners.

Learn more about our judges here: Discovered Judges

The deadline for entering is tight and entries are due by 5pm Monday June 14th and winners will be notified on the morning of Tuesday June 15th.

Deadline extended! Get your entry in to us by 5pm Monday June 14th!

We are huge supporters of New Zealand designers and can’t wait to give our prizes away! For more information about the competition please download the documents below;

PDF Official Designer Direction_Discovered_Information 2010
Word Designer Direction Discovered Entry Form_Revised 2010

3 Responses to “Designer Direction Launches ‘Discovered’ Fashion Design Competition”
  1. nui says:

    Where do we email our entry through to? Very difficult to find on your website.

    • nzfashion says:

      Hi there,

      You will need to download the entry & information forms whih outline what you need to do to enter and they also have the e-mail address to send your entry to.
      Thank you!

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