Design awards

The Gold Coast Swim Fashion Festival is providing a wonderful opportunity for student and emerging designer labels to showcase their designs at this event.

About the awards

The competition is the largest of its kind in Australia in the area of swim and resort wear and accessories for students and emerging designers.
The Design Awards show is the finale event of the festival featuring the final judging of the Emerging Designers. The event will showcase the most exciting and innovative swim and resort wear designers from around Australia.
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Student designer award

The student designer’s category will showcase the next generation of swim, resort wear and accessory designers and their fresh approach to design. Students can enter in one of four categories and can do multiple entries in each.TAFE Queensland presents the student Awards for Fashion Swim Girl, New Generation Resort Girl, Sunsafe Swim Awards and Accessory Style Design. Courses in Fashion are available at TAFE Queensland Brisbane and TAFE Queensland East Coast.
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Emerging designer award

Emerging swimwear label designers will have the opportunity to present a mini collection of swim and over swim styles, resort and accessories, with an emphasis on both creative design and commercial viability. The overall winner of the emerging designer category will win the Paula Stafford Award. The Emerging Designer category sponsored by City Of Gold Coast Economic Development.
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How to enter

For more information on entering the awards, email Deadline for entries Febuary 26, 2016 for Emerging Designers. Deadline for Student Designers is November 4, 2016.
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