Enter as a Designer

 
Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer Search
 
The first Summer Heat Fashion Week will be hosted in Northern Cape in November for the Summer 2017/2018 season. Each year (and season) Summer Heat Fashion Week will be hosted in a different province of South Africa.
 
This is a Fashion Week with a difference. Apart from the huge opportunity for designers to be selected to showcase their designs at Summer Heat Fashion Week, this is also a competition and designers will stand the chance to be selected to dress models for a fashion show at an international showcase
 
1. Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer Search
Summer Heat representatives will be searching Northern Cape and surrounds for designers who would like to have their designs showcased at the Summer Heat Summer 2017/2018 Fashion Week. The Summer Heat Fashion Week Summer 2017/2018 season to be held in Kimberley, Northern Cape in November 2017 offers huge potential exposure for their designs
 
2. Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer Search competition
All designers who are selected to showcase their designs at the Summer Heat Fashion Week will be entered into the Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer of the Season competition, where judges will select a winning designer to dress selected Summer Heat Fashion Week representatives for a year from the date of selection
 
3. International Fashion Show
International showcase scouts will attend the Summer Heat Fashion Week to select a designer/designers to supply clothing for a fashion show to be held at the GoTalent! Performing Arts Talent Showcase which is held annually. GoTalent! is an internationally linked platform for models, actors, singers and dancers to have the opportunity to perform and audition in front of international casting agents, agency directors, and top-brand studios though the largest model and talent convention in the world, iPOP LA  in Los Angeles, USA
 
To be selected as a designer for the Summer Heat Fashion Week and be in line for the ultimate title of Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer for Summer 2017/2018, all you need to do is send in your application by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.
 
How it works:
Round 1 (21 August – 14 October)
Designers send in their application and photos / sketches of their designs for assessment by the Summer Heat Fashion Week organizers
Successful designers will be invited to meet the models in the second round of the competition
Round 2 (14 and / or 15 October)
Designers will select models that they would like to have wear their outfits.
This round will take place in Kimberley
Round 3 (8 – 12 November)
Final fittings and rehearsals will take place on Wednesday and Thursday.
Models will walk for the designers they were selected by on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Throughout the Fashion Week showcase, judges will be scoring the designers on the outfits. A Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer of the Summer Season will be selected and announced on the Sunday after the last show
 
Guidelines for designer selection:
  • Designers must be able to supply a minimum of 5 “Summer” outfits in at least 5 of the following categories:
Kids – Boys Casual Wear
Kids – Boys Swimwear
Kids – Girls Casual Wear
Kids – Girls Swimwear
Mens – Swimwear
Mens – Casual / Summer Wear

 

Mens – Evening wear
Ladies – Swimwear
Ladies – Evening wear
Ladies – Casual / Summer Wear
Curvy Ladies – Evening wear
Curvy Ladies – Casual / Summer Wear
 
Models will fall into the following categories
Males: 7 – 12 yrs
Males: 16 yrs+
Females: 7 – 12 yrs
Females: 13 yrs+
Curvy Models (Females 13 yrs+)
  • All designs must have a Summer Theme/feel
  • Clothing should be designed to fit an average person (not only models with “High Fashion” measurements)
  • Sketches / Photos of designs will be required for approval before designer selection is announced 
 
Designers who are judged as the Summer Heat Fashion Week Designer of the Season will be invited to events related to community projects that are linked to the government and the department of education and will be requested to dress Summer Heat Fashion Week representatives at selected events. They will be able to use these events to grow their portfolio, build their brand and to give motivation and share skills in the youth development 
 
Remember to follow us on Facebook to see what we do. The link to our page is https://www.facebook.com/SHFashionWeek/