Below s a list of deadlines for creatives! There are opportunities for assistance available for creatives Some financial, Some provide space and an incubator setting, even employment... For Caribbean nationals even a grant... We're organizing a call for a brooklyn Boutiques... and we are aware of other upcoming opportunities!
Yes there are opportunities for emerging designers... but you have to "Show yourself viable"
This week a young designer informed me she had a great opportunity... my first question... are you ready... "well" she said "I'm getting images together and planning a show"... I looked her dead in the facre and asked are you ready...
She knew exactly what I meant... She has no product, maybe some samples, No Production, No Distribution, No sales , No marketing , No Financing... No proof of viability and let's not speak on quality control!
Others have, "been in magazines", and "won competitions' but are barely, selling or making ends meet... November 1- january 1 , 2012 we start our campaign to have designers end the year in the black!
Indie designers it is possible to sell from your first design... We'll have workshops during Brooklyn Fashion Film Festival but in the meantime hear's some deadlines... even if you are Not participating or submitting read the requirements as a guide to what you need to do!
November 3rd 2011 for Next years Graduates- Fashion Draft NYC Will Place Recent Graduates from Around the World With NYC- Based Fashion Companies | Streets of New York 411
November 28th 2011 - Caribbean Nationals carib-export.com Direct assistancs scheme Call For Proposals 1st Call for Proposals TO BE OFFICIALLY ends November 28th 2011 CARIFORUM countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago).-Exporting or demonstrate their potential to export goods and services and Trading in the following Sectors: Alternative Energy, Agriculture, Agro-Processing, Creative Industries1, Health & Wellness, Information CommunicationTechnology, Manufacturing, Professional Services, Tourism
January 22nd 2012 Application deadline for Macy's Workshop ASAP But On going Young contemporary women's boutique for independent and emerging designers with two locations in Brooklyn, NY seeks new designers for our design collective. Designers currently in the collective offer one of a kind pieces with a retail price range of mid to high.
Handbags & Accessories
Junior's & Women's Clothing Sizes Small to 3XLarge
Specifically Dresses, Tops, T-Shirts, Pants & Skirts, Outwear,
Looks that can be transformed from day to night, edgy yet modern.
Home & Gift
Bath & Beauty
Sleep wear & Intimate apparel
Jewelry - handmade original designs only
Hats First delivery would be 10/28/11
Terms to be discussed
Pieces will be selected based on quality, design, construction and fit in current retail markets. Submit interest for initial consideration and showing
At showing call please be prepared with the following
Sample finished work, Portfolio and Press Kit/Bio & Company I
January 22nd 2012 Application deadline for Macy's Workshop
ASAP But On going Young contemporary women's boutique for independent and emerging designers with two locations in Brooklyn, NY seeks new designers for our design collective. Designers currently in the collective offer one of a kind pieces with a retail price range of mid to high.Design submissions are open in the following categories
October 31- November 7th- BROOKLYN FASHION FILM FESTIVAl - Designers, Creatives and professionals in Fashoion Home Beauty;- Fashion Films For Brooklyn Fashion Film Festivals will be collected! Thanks fo rthe response... Brooklynfashionfilmfestival@gmail.com
November 5th DANCEHACKIT participants Call To Participate: Calling All Dancers, Movers, Tech Hounds, Music Makers, Creators, Visionaries, Stylist, VJay's
November 7th Partnership Sponsorship and Advertising info for Brooklyn Fashion Film Festival http://www.bkfff.com/participate/
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