Designer Application Criteria

ESTABLISHED DESIGNER SHOWCASE APPLICATION CRITERIA

  • The applicant should be over three years in business
  • The applicant's collection should consist of women’s ready-to-wear, demi couture, avant-garde
  • The applicant should have a minimum of four stockists national and or internationally. Applicants may be asked to submit additional supporting information, including images of samples, press coverage and letters of support, which will be considered alongside the application to reach a final decision
  • The applicant's wholesale price points should be within the contemporary or luxury bracket
Gold Coast Fashion Events (GCFE) reserve a limited space in the established showcase for emerging designers which have been in business for less than three years and is making waves within the industry. If the applicant has been in business for less than three years, they should look at applying for emerging.

EMERGING (UNDER THREE YEARS IN BUSINESS):

  • The applicant's collections should consist of women’s ready-to-wear, accessories, jewellery or shoes (not bridal wear or children’s wear)
  • The applicant preferably should have a minimum of one stockist but is not essential
  • Applicants may be asked to submit additional supporting information, including press coverage and letters of support, which will be considered alongside the application to reach a final decision
Please note that by meeting the criteria above it does not guarantee a space within the showcases. The Designer showcase is a curated selection of designers and space is limited but all those that meet the criteria will be considered.
PHASE ONE - APPLICATION PROCESS
Applications for GC Fashion Week Oct/Nov 2018 are now open, apply below