South Walton Fashion Week | Designers
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Stay Tuned For 2017 Details


Applications MUST submitted online using the form below.


Please be ready to submit the following images:


  • A recent headshot of yourself.
  • Design sketches or renderings of at least four (4) designs to be featured in the proposed collection. Designs should be for Spring 2017 or Resort/Swimwear 2017.
  • Images of at least two (2) completed garments from an existing collection. These must be full length shots on a model.
  •  Images of at least two (2) detail shots from completed garments in an existing collection.


Do not submit very small or low quality images.





  • Applicants must be 15 years of age and over.  If you are under 18 years of age, your parent or legal guardian must give legal consent for your application and all agreements and must accompany underage applicant to the event.
  • Applicants must be either a legal resident of the U.S. or able to obtain the necessary visa or waiver to allow you to stay in the U.S. for the Contest.
  • Applicants must not have had gross sales of more than $100,000/year as a fashion designer.
  •  Images of at least two (2) detail shots from completed garments in an existing collection.


Finalists are responsible for their own travel to and from South Walton.  Finalists will need to be in South Walton no later than Wednesday, October 7, 2016 at 12:00pm for four nights.  Accommodations in the form of a shared home (private bedroom) or a hotel room will be provided for four nights.


The Emerging Designer Competition Winner will be awarded a cash prize of $1,500, a complimentary 30-look exclusive runway show at SWFW 2017 – a $5,000 value, and a spread in the 2016 fashion issue of VIE Magazine.