The application process for Fashion Scout London a/w 18, held from 16 to 20 February, opens today.
Designers are able to apply for multiple showcase options including three catwalk spaces of the Grand Temple, Vestibule and Gallery alongside the interactive Presentation Studio.
Applications will close on 13 November at 6pm. Successful applicants will be invited to submit previous season’s samples alongside sketches of the new season for an industry panel on 28 November. During selection judging, the industry panel will work together to decide the winner of Fashion Scout’s a/w 18 Merit Award, alongside choosing the four winners of the joint catwalk showcase Ones To Watch.
Fashion Scout is the UK’s largest independent platform for emerging and established design talent during London Fashion Week. Headed up by founder and creative director Martyn Roberts, Fashion Scout is renowned for championing, nurturing and showcasing creative design talent from across the globe and being the launch pad for hundreds of designers.
Over the past 11 years Fashion Scout has scouted, supported and showcased a whole generation of talent including Peter Pilotto, Iris Van Herpen, Gareth Pugh, Eudon Choi, David Koma, William Tempest, Pam Hogg, Felder Felder, Maria Francesca Pepe, Piers Atkinson, Agi and Sam, Roberts|Wood, Phoebe English, Anna K and XiaoLi.