Applications for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2022 are now open. IMG invites designers to submit an application to show on the official schedule. Afterpay Australian Fashion Week will be held at Carriageworks and other select venues throughout Sydney. Show schedule fees for participating designers will be waived in 2022.

IMG remains committed to delivering opportunities that showcase and support a brand’s vision – whether that be physical showcases in multi-format and flexible spaces, both on and off our official central footprint, or virtual presentations, digital content, programming or experiences – all while upholding the most up-to-date health and safety measures.

Afterpay Australian Fashion Week will provide designers the flexibility to present their collections, and we encourage designers to take part in innovative ways to showcase collections or tell brand stories. Formats are unlimited and can include live runway shows, presentations, digital events, live and virtual showrooms, direct- to-consumer (DTC) retailing, content and more.

All approved applications will be listed on the official Afterpay Australian Fashion Week schedule.  Online applications close on Monday 7 February 2022, 5pm AEST.

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* 1. Business Details

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* 2. Applicant Details

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* 3. Database and Following

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* 4. Have you previously held a show on the Australian Fashion Week schedule?

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* 5. Which of the following categories applies to your brand? (can select multiple)

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* 6. What collection type will be shown in successful? 

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* 7. List your current stockists, both domestic and international

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* 8. Select which format(s) you are most interested to showcase your collection or participate in the event? 

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* 9. For onsite shows only (Gallery I or II) - are you interested in opening an allocation of tickets to the general public as part of AAFW: The Experience? 

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* 10. If your applying for a physical show please indicate the time of your preferred timeslot.  Note; final timeslot allocation is at the sole discretion of IMG.

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* 11. Upload your most recent collection lookbook

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* 12. Upload one industry-based reference; (suggest that a buyer or member of the press is a relevant referee).

Designers who have shown on the official schedule in the past four (4) years do not need to provide a reference.

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* 13. By ticking YES, I hereby declare the information I have provided is accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and I agree to the following terms.

Application Selection 
IMG Fashion has sole discretion over successful applicants. There may be certain cases where the IMG Fashion decides a particular applicant may or may not be suitable for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, in which IMG Fashion reserves final say.    

By submitting this application (“Application”) to be considered as an Afterpay Australian Fashion Week participating designer, you expressly acknowledge that IMG Worldwide, LLC (“IMG”) makes no representations whatsoever with respect to your possible future involvement with the Afterpay Australian Fashion Week  event (the “Event”). IMG receives a large volume of submissions relative to the Event and only a very limited number of designers will be invited to participate in the Event; IMG will only contact you if additional information is needed, and you should not contact IMG with respect to your Application. You acknowledge and agree that your decision to submit an Application is voluntary and does not create any formal relationship between IMG and you (or anyone affiliated with you). IMG has no obligations or duties to you or anyone else with respect to your Application or any materials or information submitted in connection therewith. All plans related to the Event, including but not limited to Event schedules and participating designers, are subject to change without notice. All plans are confidential, and are subject to change pending Federal, State and Local regulations and IMG’s discretion. 

Timeslot Allocation
IMG Fashion has sole discretion over timeslot allocation. Factors in allocating timeslots include a shows production and model requirements, format and location.  IMG Fashion reserves final say.   
          
Designer Participation Fees 
The Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2022 participation fees will be waived.  The Designers will remain responsible for underwriting all other costs associated with their shows.

Sponsorship
IMG is dedicated to keeping the venues at Australian Fashion Week affordable for all participating Designers. To that end, the Event is supported in large part by our generous sponsors and we engage with brands that are dedicated to supporting the fashion industry as a whole. In addition to the event support provided by Sponsors, Designers are permitted to pursue individual sponsors for their show. In accepting the opportunity to participate in Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, Designers understand and agree they will NOT engage sponsors conflicting with official Event Sponsors or engage brands in the excluded categories, to avoid conflicts with the exclusivities extended to Official Event sponsors. Designers must seek approval from IMG before contracting sponsors for their show.

 
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