Emerging designer award category

Emerging swimwear label designers will have the opportunity to present a mini collection of swim and over swim styles, resort, active 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.

Entrants in the Emerging Designer category must:

  • Provide a profile of their brand from a commercial viability viewpoint
  • Provide a summary of target market, price point and brand point of difference as part of your entry submission
  • Show 3-6 complete swimsuits (and additional over swim)
  • Have started their current swimwear label in the last two years and be selling through retailers, online or at markets, or be in the process of launching a new swimwear brand to the marketplace
  • Supply 3-4 high res images along with your lookbook and entry form

The prize



Deadline for entries February 26, 2016 for Emerging Designers.

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