Entries are accepted till March 4, 9 p. m., at Leader-ID
The main program of Fashion Futurum Accelerator includes 6 modules and is to take place on April to October 2019. During Fashion Futurum Accelerator, participants supported by the Russian Fashion Council, experts and business-coaches will solve practical tasks at our industrial partners' sites.
The entry should include:
- a story about yourself and your brand;
- your lookbook, sketches and works;
- links to your social media.
After the 1st selection round, the best candidates will be invited to join a creative contest on March 15 in Moscow. Winners of the contest will take part in Fashion Futurum Accelerator, join the community of Fashion Futurum's emerging designers, take part in fashion projects of the Russian Fashion Council.
"After considering the results of the program, we will offer the best participants to take part in the projects set up by the Russian Fashion Council: Futurum, MBFW Russia, POP-UP SHOP, and many more. Some of the winners of Fashion Futurum Accelerator have already been highly appreciated by periodicals and experts, and the designers have made projects with some of the top companies," says Alexander Shumsky, President of the Russian Fashion Council and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia.
During 3 seasons of the project the organizers have managed to combine creative potential of the designers and opportunities of the industrial sites towards producing a completely new designer product.
Fashion Futurum Accelerator is an innovative program intended to help young Russian designers find their place in the fashion industry and extend the scope of their business. The program has been established by the Russian Fashion Council together with the Russian Agency for Strategic Initiatives. It includes workshops by industry leaders, international and Russian experts, top businessmen and business-coaches, as well as practical training at production sites of our industrial partners