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Friday, July 21, 2017
Film & Fashion Futures is excited to announce the following Costume Design Contest by Arizona Apparel Foundation. If you ever wanted the opportunity to design a costume and see it brought to production in collaboration with some big names in the fashion industry, well now is your chance!! Check out the contest and if you are a designer or can draw and illustrate here's your opportunity to get noticed for this 2017 Halloween season.
COSTUME DESIGN CONTEST
Presented by Arizona Apparel Foundation and Supported by Yandy.com
Arizona Apparel Foundation is excited to kick off and announce their first “Costume Design Contest” sponsored by Yandy.com. The winning costume design will be produced and manufactured in limited quantities by Arizona Apparel Foundation and Yandy.com for the Halloween season. In addition, the winner will have their name included in a branded custom clothing tag/label with AAF and Yandy.com.
A percentage of sales for the costumes sold through Yandy.com will benefit Arizona Apparel Foundation in support of the AAF Inaugural Halloween Masquerade Ball Benefit which will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at F.A.B.R.I.C., located at 132 E Sixth Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility requirements include: 1) Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. 2) There is a $25 Submission Fee. 3) Applicants must submit an illustration of a costume design based on the design guidelines and fabric options provided.
Timeline: Application and Submission Deadline is August 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. MST, and all entries, including all required materials are to be delivered to AAF, at the address on the form or electronically via email. The selected winner will be notified by AAF on August 11, 2017.
Information for the Application and Submission are included separately. AAF and Yandy.com are seeking designs that stand out in quality, creativity, contain solid design attributes, and are ready-to-wear focused (see the Application and Submission form for full details - documents can be downloaded from here.)
By participating, all applicants acknowledge and agree that they have entered the contest of their own free will, that the full guidelines, rules and details of the contest have been made available to them in writing and they therefore understand and agree that neither AAF, Yandy.com, their agents, affiliates, sponsors, representatives or employees have any liability with respect to the contestants' participation in the contest or winning and are not liable for any damages as a result of winning. By entering this contest, applicants agree to be bound by these rules.
For more information contact Arizona Apparel Foundation at Phone: 602-743-4638 or email@example.com
Arizona Apparel Foundation – Costume Design Contest
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Alright! I think I can officially say it is party time in the fashion sector. I don’t think anyone was ready for the seismic show we
The whole shindig felt like an exclusive viewing meant for the best of the best. The event was held at the swanky Ellure Nightclub located in none other than the ever-happening Old Town Scottsdale.
This year, the Phoenix
Fashion Week team did
things quite differently
which was a pleasant
surprise. We actually
|Christine Adar (l) - Eva Louis|
|EnnYe Couture (l) - Daniel Blunck|
|Toy Taylor - WVSH (r)|
valuable time to chill with the
designers intimately and get to
know them little better.
|Marie Margot Couture (l) - Marina Johnson|
It’s amazing what you learn from such creative minds when you sit down face to face and chat.
There are such fresh new faces with eclectic stylings amongst the 2017 Emerging Designers. It was truly exhilarating being around that level of talent.
From the exquisite evening wear of Taussy Daniel in East Africa to sexy beachwear by ShaLaJa Swimwear in Atlanta, GA to Cliff D. Creations of the Phillippines. We got a little taste of it all.
Tucson, AZ is represented by
Qmulative Men's street wear and
home of the pocket square.
One ED who is on my radar is Moon Arrow. Oh how much fun was this young lady!
Her energy was very calming and drew you right in. Her brand is fun, sexy and just as unique as she is.
She’s quite passionate about her craft and it shows.
One familiar face I was super proud to see was Arizona’s very own Native American designer ACONAV, who who had the pleasure to grace the runway in the Fall 2016. I have beyond enjoyed watching designer Loren Aragon grow his brand to the level that it is today.
|ACONAV (l) - myself|
I expect a certain level of wearable couture from Aconav where women could visualize themselves in 5-star wearable fashion. And the fact they are returning to the runway for a second year screams volumes on his level of talent. ACONAV didn’t come to play they came to win.
Tonight we got a sneak peek and
I mean a tiny glimpse, into the
world of each emerging fashion
designers and the accessory
designers. But first up was the
up close and personal look at
2017 Top 40 Models.
Things got heated up quick with the winning of the HeadshotChallenge. It’s beyond me on how any of them could lose. They all look so amazing, guys and girls.
The competition looks fierce with quite a few new faces in the lineup.
Congratulations to Greyson Scofield for being named Best Male Headshot and Khayla Munir for Best Female Headshot.They are definitely the land of the pretty people.
Here are the 2017 Emerging Designers:
ACONAV – Phoenix, AZ
IG - @aconav
Christine Adar – Chicago, IL
IG - @christineadar
Cliff D. Creations - Philippines www.facebook.com/cliffdcreations/ IG - @cliffdcreations
EnnYe Collection – San Francisco, CA
IG - @ennye_collection
Liv Rio – Scottsdale, AZ
IG - @liv_rio_sportswear
Marie Margot Couture – Denver, CO www.facebook.com/MarieMargotBridalCouture/
IG - @mariemargotcouture
Moon Arrow – Los Angeles, CA
IG - @moonarrowco
Nahuala – Jalisco, Mexico
IG - @nahualamx
Nouvelle - Palm Beach, FL
IG - @nouvelleresort
Odd Bird Designs – San Diego, CA
IG - @oddbirddesigns
Qmulative – Tucson, AZ
IG - @qmulative
ShaLaJa Swimwear – Atlanta, GA
IG - @shalajaswimwear
Taussy Daniel – Maputo, East Africa
IG - @taussydaniel
Theo Doro – Tucson, AZ
IG - @theo_doro_fairyland
WVSH – San Diego, CA
IG - @wvshofficial
The 2017 Accessory Designers:
ENJI Studio Jewelry - San Diego, CA
IG - @enji_studio_jewelry
GFash NOW - San Diego, CA
IG - @gfash_now
Multi-Colored Animal (MCA) - Phoenix, AZ
IG - @multi_colored_animal
Tagliente Designs - Phoenix, AZ
IG - @taglientedesigns
|Executive Director Brian Hill|
If what we saw unveiled at the launch party is an indication of what’s to come, Arizona will definitely gain some fashionable street cred after the big showing in October. The diversity within the emerging designers is unfathomable. From simplistic in nature to red carpet ready-to-wear. These budding designers are going to give us a great show. My money's on this year being the best year EVER for Phoenix Fashion Week. Brian Hill….I think you and the team outdid yourself this time.
|Host - Bianca Mead|
by following your favorite, and your
not so favorite, emerging designer
and watch them soar while trying to
win 2017 Emerging Designer of the
By the way, hurry and get your tickets for Phoenix Fashion Week Oct 5-7 RIGHT HERE.They WILL sell out fast!
See you on the runway!
Presented by www.chronicbehavior.com/ @chronicbehavior
Thanks to the Chronic Behavior team and Marina Johnson for their excellent coverage of the event. They are the team helping to support and promote the brand. We appreciate you for your continued support.