Lakme Fashion Week is all set for Summer/Resort Gen Next Designers. Are you one of them or willing to be a part of it? Worry not, we have you covered. 🙂
To give you an idea, Gen Next is one of the most reputed designer talent discovery programs globally. It has been launched by the most famous names from the Indian Fashion Industry. So far, 250 designers have made their debut from the past 25 seasons. The alumnus of the program are some of the most sought after designers today. Designers like Masaba Gupta, Kallol Datta, Aneeth Arora, Nitin Bal Chauhan, Rahul Mishra, Nachiket Barve, Amrich, Ujjawal Dubey, Ragini Ahuja, Kunal Rawal, Quirkbox etc. are some of the names who have made it big.
It is one of the biggest opportunity to access national and international audience of buyers, media, VIP’s etc. of the fashion industry. Plus to add on, the program also gives the chosen designer the privilege to be mentored and groomed by leading authorities in the Indian fashion industry for their launch show!
So are you the high spirited, talented, creative conceptualizer with originality in your designs? Are you the one who can create story based collections for the people of India and Global? Are you the one who is ready to challenge the norms, as an artist in its ownself, and ready to push the boundaries while experimenting with the creative and design techniques in the field of fashion apparel and textile.
Wondering if you are eligible for this glorious opportunity? Applicants should be under 3 years in business when they first apply under any label directly attributed to them. They should have solid work experience at fashion houses/ retail stores to demonstrate their creativity. They must present credentials and designs under menswear or womenswear categories or both.
The process to apply is also very simple…
- Fill in the form online (the deadline is 15th April so Hurry Up!!!)
- Download the powerpoint presentation template from the LFW website and fill in with your designs and details. Basically this presentation is to showcase what you are capable of. We suggest not to tamper with the format given.
- If shortlisted, the designers will be contacted via email and will be asked to present 2 garment samples from their upcoming collection.
- The jury of 15 people will review the same. This includes key opinion formers, editors, media, buyers and representatives from IMGR & Lakmé
And if you sail through this one, congratulations, you are the Gen Next Designer! 😀
So if you have it in you, what are you waiting for?