IDRS Application 2016

APPLICATION
INDEPENDENT DESIGNER RUNWAY SHOW
FASHION WEEK AT THE BELLEVUE COLLECTION

http://fashionweekbellevue.com/idrs-application/

The Bellevue Collection is looking for the top independent fashion designers in the Greater Seattle area to feature in Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection’s fifth annual Independent Designer Runway Show (IDRS). FASHION WEEK AT THE BELLEVUE COLLECTION is the place to be in the Northwest for dynamic fashion. IDRS kicks off this annual week-long event and last year’s show was sold out with over 600 attendees with coverage from Seattle Met Magazine and other media.

PARTICIPATION TIMELINE/MANDATORY MEETINGS & CHECKPOINTS
• APRIL 1 Application packet due
• APRIL 29 Selection panel interview
• MAY 2 Selected designers announced
• MAY 5 Orientation meeting for selected designers
• MAY 20 Check-in #1: Collection concept (sketches, inspiration, swatches, etc.) direction
• JULY 8 Check-in #2: Five completed looks and discuss progress of collection
• AUGUST 5 Check-in #3: Review looks and direction of production (media and music)
• SEPTEMBER 9 Final fitting of ALL 10 final looks for IDRS 2016 collection, review accessories with stylist
• SEPTEMBER 16 Clothing drop-off at Bellevue Square
• SEPTEMBER 21 Independent Designer Runway Show, winner announced at show
• OCTOBER Winner’s designs featured in Fashion Frames throughout Bellevue Square

SELECTED DESIGNERS RECEIVE
• 10 looks featured in fully produced runway show segment during Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection.
• A feature in Seattle Met Magazine IDRS Designer Profile Booklet.
• Highlighted in Fashion Week marketing materials including official website, social media, etc.
• Mentorship by panel of fashion industry members.
• One winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize to further their brand and their collection will be displayed at
Bellevue Square during October.

http://fashionweekbellevue.com/idrs-application/