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Unit­ed Fash­ion x Riga Fash­ion Week

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FRAME­WORK

Since 2004, the Riga Fash­ion Week offers fash­ion shows, pre­sen­ta­tions, show­room and see now-buy now activ­i­ties. Due to pan­dem­ic, this edi­tion will take place both phys­i­cal­ly and dig­i­tal­ly. Riga Fash­ion Week offers the oppor­tu­ni­ty to select­ed design­ers to :

-> Present their col­lec­tion to 3 inter­na­tion­al fash­ion experts and receive their pro­fes­sion­al review from a buy­ers’ point of view. The experts are Mar­gare­ta van den Bosch (H&M, Swe­den), Daniel Essa (France), Eliza Drāzniece (Latvia).

-> Be the design­er select­ed to attend an indi­vid­ual coach­ing ses­sion (about 30 min­utes) with the fash­ion expert Mar­gare­ta van den Bosch (H&M, Sweden)

-> Fol­low the webi­nar ded­i­cat­ed to Dig­i­tal Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Brand Man­age­ment dur­ing and after Pan­dem­ic Times”. 

WHO CAN APPLY 

- Fash­ion design­ers legal­ly based in EU-27 and the Balka­ns;
- Ready-to-wear col­lec­tion (women/​men), prefer­ably SS21 or FW20/21. No acces­sories lines;
- At least 2 years of brand exis­tence;
- Min­i­mum of 2 sales points;
- Inno­v­a­tive DNA;
- Clear com­mu­ni­ca­tion and dis­tri­b­u­tion vision. 

HOW TO APPLY 

Appli­ca­tions are open till the 13th of Octo­ber 2020. If you wish to apply : 

1/ Sub­mit your appli­ca­tion by fill­ing the form HERE

2/ Send a dig­i­tal pre­sen­ta­tion of your col­lec­tion by email :
 — video of 3 – 4 min­utes long (16:9 rec­om­mend­ed / HD format) 
 — OR dig­i­tal workbook 
 — OR web­site url

Sub­mit your appli­ca­tion to info@​united-​fashion.​eu, and if you are legal­ly based in one of the coun­tries list­ed below please also send it to the local partner: 

Baltic coun­tries: project@​bffederation.​com
Bel­gium – Brus­sels: benedicte.debrouwer@mad.brussels
Bel­gium – Flan­ders: hanne.​debaere@​flandersdc.​be
Balka­ns: info@​fashionweekendskopje.​mk (Alba­nia, Bosnia and Herze­gov­ina, Koso­vo, Mace­do­nia, Mon­tene­gro, Croa­t­ia, Slove­nia, Serbia)
Ger­many: leonie.​arau@​fashion-​council-​germany.​org
Por­tu­gal: joana.​jorge@​modalisboa.​pt
Oth­er Euro­pean coun­tries: info@​united-​fashion.​eu