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New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010

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New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010




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  1. 1. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 New Jersey Fashion Week - October 2010 APPLICATION GUIDELINES Dear Potential NJFW Designer, Thank you for your interest in applying to participate in New Jersey Fashion Week 2010. As we will receive many applications from talented designers like you, please review the information carefully for consideration. You may also review our website: http://newjerseyfashionweek.com for updates and information about our growing sponsor list. About New Jersey Fashion Week 2010: Donnella Tilery (Founder) is pleased to introduce and host our inaugural event - New Jersey Fashion Week for October 2010. Our main fashion week “hub” will be Mavi Lounge (www.maviloungenj.com) located in Fairfield, New Jersey. *Additional locations/days may be added for you to showcase your collection* This soon to be favorite annual regional event within New Jersey, during the month of October is to celebrate health, wellness and entrepreneurship among our fellow New Jersey‟s fashionable residents. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Susan G. Komen® Race for the Cure organization to support the fight against cancer. Kind Regards, Donnella Tilery Founder, New Jersey Fashion Week Mailing Address: 308 Old Bergen Rd, Ste 2 Jersey City, New Jersey, 07305 Phone: 866-723-5387 ext 701 New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 1
  2. 2. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 Email: donnella@shopdonnella.com New Jersey Fashion Week - October 2010 APPLICATION GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Each designer wishing to participate must submit this pre-qualification form. Upon approval, we will send you a contract and show information package, which will include schedule of show fittings and runway show times. To be considered for New Jersey Fashion Week, applications and materials are due no later than July 1st, 2010. Please complete and mail your application and any materials to our mailing address. Submit your non-refundable payment ($80.00) via PayPal: shopdonnella@gmail.com. Chosen finalist designers will be notified on July 15th, 2010 via email and phone that they will be our premiere New Jersey talent competing for „Rising Star of the Runway‟ 2010. Criteria:  Must staple a copy of your state driver‟s license or other government-issued ID (passport, driver‟s license, state ID card, etc.) to the back of the packet.  You must not have had gross sales of more than $100,000/year as a fashion designer.  Personal introduction (one paragraph) telling us who you are and your brand; a brief summary of your design goals and achievements; look book and/or line sheets and link to your website. (if you have a website)  Description of why you want to participate in New Jersey Fashion Week as a Rising Star to achieve your goals;  Anything else you think we need to know! Please fill out and sign the enclosed Application and Release legibly, using dark colored ink. Answer all questions honestly and accurately to the best of your ability. Your completed application must include: Option 1: The link to view your website and company information. Option 2: New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 2
  3. 3. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 If you do not have a website please e-mail us a couple of photos of your designs. A “virtual portfolio” of your work (include as many of the following as apply): Photos of at least three (3), but no more than ten (10), of your completed designs (Preferably shown on a model or a dress form), marked with their dates of completion. Please include front, side, and back views and show a variety of looks for both day and evening, if you have them; You should send all application materials in one package ASAP. th ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN OUR OFFICES NO LATER THAN June 30 , 2010. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT ABLE TO RETURN APPLICATION MATERIALS TO YOU, AND THAT YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY REVIEW THE WAIVER AND RELEASE FORMS AT THE END OF THIS APPLICATION. YOUR APPLICATION SHOULD BE SENT TO: DONNELLA’S CLOSET ATTN: DONNELLA TILERY 308 Old Bergen Rd, Ste 2 JERSEY CITY, NJ 07305 Thank you for your time and effort in submitting this application. Should you have any questions please feel free to call us at 866-723-5387 EXT 701 New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 3
  4. 4. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 Application Form NAME:______________________________ Today‟s Date: _________________________ PRESENT ADDRESS: Phone:________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 2nd PHONE: ______________________________________________________________________ Cell/Pgr: __________________________________________________________________________ Email: ____________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU HAVE A BLOG, LIVEJOURNAL, WEBSITE OR SITES? WHAT IS / ARE THE 2nd Email: __________________________ ADDRESS/ADDRESSES: ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU CHECK YOUR EMAIL A LOT: Yes No ARE YOU A FASHION DESIGNER? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) IF YES, HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A FASHION DESIGNER? _________________ DO YOU DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN LABEL FULL TIME? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) HOW LONG HAS YOUR LABEL BEEN IN BUSINESS? ______________________ DO YOU DESIGN FOR: MEN WOMEN BOTH (CIRCLE ONE) IF BOTH, WHICH GENDER DO YOU PREFER TO DESIGN FOR? IF YOU DESIGN FOR ONLY ONE GENDER,WHY? WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE SPECIFIC CHALLENGES OR REWARDS OF DESIGNING FOR EACH GENDER? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 4
  5. 5. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 ______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT IS/ARE YOUR AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: _______ WOMEN‟S READY TO WEAR _______ WOMEN‟S EVENING WEAR _______ WOMEN‟S AVANT-GARDE _______ MENSWEAR _______ ACCESSORIES _______ OTHER (PLEASE SPECIFY BELOW: SWIMWEAR, LINGERIE, ACTIVEWEAR, ETC.) _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE LIST ANY PLACE YOUR CLOTHES ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE (INCLUDING INTERNET): ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT WERE YOUR GROSS SALES FOR YOUR BIGGEST YEAR? _____________________ DO YOU MAKE A LIVING AS A DESIGNER OR IS THIS A HOBBY? IF YOU DO NOT CURRENTLY MAKE YOUR LIVING AS A DESIGNER, HOW DO YOU CURRENTLY MAKE YOUR LIVING? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 5
  6. 6. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 HAVE YOU EVER WORKED OR DO YOU CURRENTLY WORK FOR A DESIGNER OR MANUFACTURER? IF YES, PLEASE LIST ANY AND ALL POSITIONS YOU HAVE HELD WORKING FOR A DESIGNER OR MANUFACTURER TO DATE (INCLUDE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AND IF IT WAS A STAFF OR INTERN POSITION): ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR JOB HISTORY OUTSIDE THE FIELDS OF FASHION AND DESIGN: ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ HAVE YOU ATTENDED A FASHION DESIGN SCHOOL OR A FASHION PROGRAM? YES NO IF YES, WHAT WAS THE SCHOOL AND PROGRAM YOU ATTENDED? _____________________________________________________________________________ DID YOU GRADUATE? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) IF YOU GRADUATED, WHAT WAS THE TYPE OF DEGREE EARNED? IF NOT, WHY DID YOU LEAVE THE PROGRAM? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ IF YOU ANSWERED “NO” TO THE ABOVE QUESTION, WHAT IS YOUR FASHION/DESIGN BACKGROUND? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU KNOW HOW TO: • CUT? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) • SEW? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) • SKETCH? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) • MAKE YOUR OWN PATTERNS? YES NO (CIRCLE ONE) New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 6
  7. 7. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR DESIGN PHILOSOPHY/ POINT OF VIEW: ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR GOALS AS A DESIGNER: ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT ARE YOUR STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES AS A DESIGNER? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT HAS BEEN THE MOST HELPFUL/CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK OR CRITICISM YOU‟VE RECEIVED? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECT TO DATE? WHAT MADE IT CHALLENGING TO YOU AND WHAT DID YOU LEARN IN THE PROCESS? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT WOULD WINNING NJFW MEAN TO YOU? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ HAVE YOU RECEIVED ANY SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, OR OTHER RECOGNITION FOR YOUR DESIGNS? ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 7
  8. 8. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING SPACE TO TELL US ANYTHING ELSE YOU THINK WE OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT YOU: ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Please know your materials will be reviewed by Fashion Group International (FGI.org) members and Donnella’s Closet staff. No sponsors will be reviewing materials and should NOT be contacted. New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 8
  9. 9. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 REFERENCES AND CONTACTS: PLEASE HELP US GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU. IF YOU HAVE OTHER PEOPLE (ROOMMATES, SIGNIFICANT OTHER, BOSS, RELATIVES, ETC.) WHO FREQUENTLY KNOW WHERE YOU ARE AND HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU, PLEASE LIST THEM BELOW. AS WE CAST ON A SHORT SCHEDULE, GETTING IN TOUCH WITH YOU QUICKLY HELPS EVERYONE. NAME: RELATION: PHONE: 1. 2. 3. 4. New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 9
  10. 10. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 PRICE PER SHOW: Tickets for Public: $100.00 for attendance to ALLl events. NJFW Gift bag $100.00 - $200.00. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Susan G. Komen® for the Cure – North Jersey Affiliate. Fashion Designers Competition: $500.00 (payment due in full by August 30th,2010) Rising Star of the Runway 2010 Six (6) completed looks per designer. Designers supply their own six (6) models. Lord & Taylor will provide cosmetics and will work with you personally. Panico will supply you with a hair stylist‟s team to work with your models.. Accessories Designers: $500.00 (payments due in full by August 30th) Competition Beauty Bar / Accessories Showcase Rising Accessories Star 2010 A full showcase of your line is mandatory. Bring one model to walk NJFW areas. All Designers: You are welcome to come anytime to get your hair and make-up done by our sponsors’ beauty teams during NJFW! OPTIONS (not included in above fees): Official photos, video and special media/ buyers contact info (please send a request for info) Includes in fee: Full production set up; Location, lighting & sound, staging, hair, make-up, backstage crew, security, bio and logo on website, announce in press release and all marketing materials and event program, VIP passes for your fashion industry guest and opportunity to network with fashion industry press, media, celebrities and trendsetters. We (designer or company) agree to participate in the fashion shows produced by Donnella’s Closet for New Jersey Fashion Week. We (designer or company) agree to attend the show and participate in press interviews. We understand that the fees stated above are the total fees associated with participation. th We understand that the last day for cancellations is August 1 , 2010 and after that day the full price for the show regardless of (designer or company) participation will be charged. th If we (designer or company) cancel for any reasons after August 1 , 2010, payment will not be refundable. New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 10
  11. 11. New Jersey Fashion Week Application] April 21, 2010 We (designer or company) understand that New Jersey Fashion Week will provide a venue and a full production crew, agreements, including, but not limited to, a participant agreement and release and other agreement(s) as required by the Producer or the Network, or any of their licensees, successors or assigns. New Jersey Fashion Week hosts and sponsors are not responsible for current or future claims, actions, damages, that occur before, during or after your participation of you or your staff and models. ACCEPTED AND AGREED Signature: _____________________________________ Date: ____________ Print Name: ______________________________________________________________ New Jersey Fashion Week 2010 Page 11

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