Baltimore Fashion Week New Initiative for Emerging Designer Competition
Fashion Event Article Posted October 17, 2011

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Butterfly Production (BFP) is rapidly entering into its 5th production of Baltimore Fashion Week-end (BFWe). BFWe is a 3-day event and will run Friday, August 17, 2012 through Sunday. August 19, 2012


This introduction of a new and groundbreaking program, the Emerging Designer Competition will encourage and facilitate creativity on a nationwide level for middle, high school, and college students.


"We have already begun the phases to expand our reach nationally by reaching out to these educational levels that harbor a fashion sense within its educational infrastructure," stated Nixon, President/executive Producer of BFP.


Interested students must submit a fully completed registration packet and include the necessary documents by the submission deadline of February 1, 2012. Once the packet is received, it will be reviewed, and a decision will be rendered by February 15, 2012.


The nationwide search for the next up and coming designer will be partnered with the media sponsorship from Linger Magazine. Partnering with Linger Magazine allows BFP a national and international pathway expansion. Linger Magazine's publication audience expands across the globe.


"We look forward to featuring the selected emerging designers," shares Tate. "It will be an awarding experience to witness these aspiring designers showcase their passion on the runway of BFW. We hope that our support will assure any student with a dream of working in the fashion industry will see that passion, patience and perseverance are key components to making dreams come true," stated Tiffany Tate, Founder/editor-in-chief of Linger Magazine.


Applicants who advance to the Semi-finalist level will be invited to the Baltimore Fashion Week Scholarship Award Preview Dinner, where guests of the fundraiser will electronically cast votes to name the 2012 Emerging Designer of BFWe. The winning student will showcase on opening night, August 17, 2012.


Applicants can register to receive an application packet via the website - More information about the Emerging Designer Competition and Baltimore Fashion Week-end can be found on the event site.

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