Calling emerging designers of Aotearoa, New Zealand; after three successful years as Project Fashion Wellington we are extending our reach nationwide to become
'Project Fashion Aotearoa'.

This coming Waitangi Weekend 2021, eight successful applicants will be showcased runway style at the ever luxurious venue, Public Trust Hall in Wellington. 


These shows are open to all aspiring designers across New Zealand and if successful you’ll get to deliver a killer show with all the bells and whistles of lighting, makeup, mood and a captivated fashion orientated audience. 


Applications close November 15 2020

Project Fashion designers are expected to be able to competently sew and pattern make.    Labels where the garment is not made from scratch, will not be able to apply. 


Applicants will: 

  1. Send a video of yourself describing a bit about you

  2. Where you are from

  3. Where you get inspiration from

  4. Your label

  5. Why you want to be in Project Fashion Aotearoa

  6. Where you see yourself in five years---

Successful applicants will: 

  • Receive via Zoom) mentoring sessions from trailblazing individuals of the NZ Fashion Industry

  • Have until February 3rd to create a three look collection for the Project Fashion Aotearoa Awards Show


Winners of the showcase will receive:

  • 1st place-$3,000

  • 2nd place-$1,000

  • 3rd place -$500


Any questions or missing attachments please send to:


Good Luck.

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