Colombian design is recognized throughout the world due to its differentiation and creativity, which make it a reference in international fashion.
UNIQUE- Sello de Autor, will showcase and promote the originality and exclusivity of the new generation of Colombian design.
What are we
To select the very best amongst Colombian design in order to enhance their business capacities and assist them in adapting their offer to the needs of the international market. In doing so, they can achieve entering and expanding their growth in select international markets.
To whom is it addressed?
Twelve designers will be selected based on the clarity of their business model, the value proposition of the brand, the international sales potential, as well as a unique, differentiated and commercial product.
Selection and formation program
A selection committee comprised of renown professionals from the fashion industry will be in charge of evaluating and selecting the 12 finalists. These will then continue onto the formation program, composed of workshops and conferences, dictated by prestigious experts of the fashion system.
After receiving training on various topics, the 12 designers will present their collections in the special showroom UNIQUE – Sello de Autor, during the Colombian fashion week Colombiamoda 2019. During this event they will connect with key figures of the international fashion market, such as buyers and press.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SELECTED DESIGNERS
The chosen 12 designers must be willing to invest both time and money for the participation in the project. The program may have additional variable costs that must be taken into consideration.
- During application: Designers must cover the shipping costs of their products to the headquarters of Inexmoda, as well as the return shipping costs from the following address:
Torre Inexmoda – Piso 15, Cra 43 No. 9 Sur 195 Medellín, Colombia.
- During the program: If selected, the designers must cover the shipping costs of their products in order to showcase them in other countries.
- Creation of the Lookbook: Designers must be in the capacity to invest in the production of a lookbook of their new collection under the guidance of the panel of experts from UNIQUE- Sello de Autor.
- Traveling costs: If required, designers must cover their own traveling costs during the formation stage. For the participation in Colombiamoda 2019, designers must cover their own traveling expenses.
If selected as one of the 12 finalists, the designers must make a contribution of 1,000,000 COP (Colombian Pesos) + TAX for the participation in the UNIQUE- Sello de Autor project