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Good news for Indiana’s emerging designers!

We’ve decided to extend the deadline to apply for the 2021 Emerging Designer Competition until this Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EST.

I’ve received quite a few questions about the purpose of the competition. I want to be clear that the Emerging Designer Competition is not about setting designers against each other. Rather, it is a way to gamify entrepreneurship, while offering opportunities for training and resources to help build strong, sustainable fashion businesses. Indiana Fashion Foundation’s mission is to aid in developing the business of fashion in Indiana and opportunities like this are to help bring awareness and support to this effort.

I’ve addressed the questions in a short video that you can view below. Please, take a few minutes to hear my heart regarding this opportunity. After watching the video, consider applying to participate before Saturday.

To Fashion, Impact and Beyond, Denisha “Dlang” Ferguson


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