Have you dreamed of having your collection displayed in a national retailer? Could you imagine shoppers stopping to gaze at your rack? Does your collection scream Modern. Southern. Style?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions then Belk has like the most phenomenal opportunity for YOU!
The Charlotte based retailer, Belk is looking for women’s apparel, men’s apparel, kid’s apparel, shoes and women’s accessories designers that have a rooted connection to the South for its 4th annual Southern Designer Showcase contest! From now until March 31st designers can submit applications to be entered to win a cash prize and an opportunity to have their designs sold at Belk and on belk.com in spring 2017. Stellar opportunity right?!?
“We are looking for designers who truly understand Modern. Southern. Style. and can make it come to life in their designs,” said Cynthia Washburn-Nester, Belk’s vice president of trend merchandising and fashion direction. “We are proud that every year our Southern Designer Showcase gives a new group of emerging fashion designers the opportunity to design collections that our Belk customers can embrace.”
Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Visit belk.com/southerndesigner TODAY! Designers must be 18 or older and currently live in the South or have a strong connection to the region. A panel of senior Belk executives in Merchandising, Marketing and Fashion Direction will hand select a group of finalists by April 20, 2016, and invite them to present their designs at Belk headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 19, The 2016 Southern Designer Showcase winners will be notified following their presentations at Belk headquarters in May.
“We are excited to see what this year’s Southern Designer Showcase applicants have to offer and are looking forward to building relationships with our 2016 winners,” said David Zant, Belk’s president and chief merchandising officer.
There are not many opportunities that come around like this for emerging designers on a national level so jump on now! A cash prize, your collection sold in Belk stores and on belk.com?!?! Come on now! Your collections may even be featured in advertising campaigns! What are you waiting for? Submit your application RIGHT NOW!!