Who will follow in the footsteps of Laila Soares, 2015’s grand prizewinner who set up shop at 51 Rue du Faubourg des Postes in Lille ?
In 2016, Maisons de Mode is looking for its Grand Prize design talent from the designers under its umbrella. At stake is € 25,000 to be awarded to the winner targeted for use to expand that designer’s business and fund his/her collections. It’s a fact of fashion that being a designer is more than just creating collections. It’s also about establishing and running a business and a brand. That’s why Maisons de Mode aims to put every tool at their designers’ disposal to increases chances of their success. .
For this year’s edition of the competition, a questionnaire (with selected prompts filled in) will help candidates to better focus their answers and better understand the economic requirements of running a label and surviving in the fashion business.
-> 15 February, 15 March, 15 April and 15 May (It is advised that you not wait until the last date as the selection committee welcomes only a limited number of applicants during each session of the selection process – and you run the risk of not being considered if the final date has too many candidates)
Submit you application now to be considered and to meet industry professionals during the selection process. These fashion experts will also be on-hand to advise you how to grow, maintain and structure your business. Download the application here in French or in English !