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Entries for Cult Couture now open

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16 June 2014

Join a fashionable cult


Fashionistas and budding designers, ready your needles - entries for Cult Couture are now open.

Now in its 13th year, Cult Couture is a runway show and fashion awards event celebrating creative and innovative fashion design in Aotearoa.

The 2014 theme, Fabrik Navigators has five categories: Recycled Revolution, Formally Yours, Flight of Fantasy, ‘I’dentity and Urbanesia.

Designer entries should be original pieces and students, graduates, emerging artists and designers are eligible to enter.

The total prize pool is $9,500 with the Supreme Award winner also winning a manufacturing contract with Equinox Apparel Ltd. to support their blossoming fashion career.

With last year’s record number of entries the bar has been set high for 2014 and this year’s judges, Doris de Pont (NZ Fashion Museum), Lindah Lepou (Pacific Couture Designer) and Dan Ahwa (Canvas Magazine, NZ Herald) will have their work cut out for them.

Visit www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz for more information on categories and how to submit your details.

Competition dates:
• Friday 1 August – entries close
• Friday 21 November– runway and fashion awards

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