Designers Package & Terms

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Terms & Conditions of Designer Participation in MCFW 2017

  • Designers must have a cohesive collection of 8 (minimum) 12 pieces (maximum) looks to show on the runway. This limit will be strictly enforced as indicated in your specific package.
  • Designers must have an idea of how they want their collection to look from start to finish and the Style Team will help to finesse their vision.
  • Designers should think about the complete look and source accessories and footwear, which are extremely important. Designers may partner with a shoe designer and / or an accessory designer whose work complement a designer’s collection. If a designer requires a specific look as regards shoes, the designer is responsible to ensure that these are sourced ahead of their show at MCFW. Women shoe sizes: 8, 8 ½, 9, 9 ½, 10, 10 ½ – Men 10, 11, 12 & 13. NO SHOES WILL BE PROVIDED BY MCFW.
  • Designers should have their music ready or an idea of the type of music they want when they meet the Caribbean Fashion week Artistic Director.
  • Once a designer’s line is edited, fitted, and styled by the Style Team, the looks should not be rearranged as this will interfere with the line up and run of the show. This might also cause confusion and lead to the showing of the collection being postponed or cancelled. Fittings and styling must be done on the day and in the time frame allotted to each designer, otherwise the designers could lose his / her slot.
  • Once a designer has been allocated a show time/slot, said designer must be ready to show as failing to do so may lose the designer his / her slot.
  • All designers must be available for press interviews.
  • All designers must have press kits available to hand out to Press, Buyers, Fashion Stylists, Showroom outlets, etc. Press kits should consist of a one-page bio, a headshot, selected published press, a brief description of your line (one page), catalogue (if available) and most importantly, your contact information.

DESIGNERS PACKAGES:

PACKAGE A

UP & COMING/ Students: Registration fee: $75CDN  due on or before January 17, 2017 
1 Show Stopper outfits: Wednesday, April 19 – Runway Presentation: Thursday Apr. 20

8-10garments/looks for Runway Presentation.

MCFW WILL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:
8-10 models assigned Dressers to assist designer
Hair and make-up
Venue, Stage, Sound, Lighting, DJ Music
Inclusion on event website, Facebook, All promotions

Invitation to the VIP/Media night and 2 passes for designer and one assistant on night of presentation.

1 pass to Established Designer show on Friday evening.

PACKAGE B

ESTABLISHED DESIGNERS Registration Fee:  $150CDN before January 17, 2017
1 Show Stopper outfit: Wednesday April 19   – Runway Presentation:  Friday April 21 10-12garments/looks (Runway Presentation)
MCFW WILL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:
10-12models assigned Dressers to assist designer
Hair and make-up
Venue, Stage, Sound, Lighting, DJ Music
Inclusion on event website, all promotions

Participation in Trunk Display “Clothes Out” Food and Fashion. Must provide own mannequins

Inclusion on event website, Facebook, All promotions

Invitation to the VIP/Media night and 2 passes for designer and one assistant on night of presentation.

1 pass to Up and Coming/Students Show on Thursday night.

  • All Designers must register on or before January 15, 2017. A non-refundable fee of Seventy five dollars ($75) for Up and Coming Designers and Students and One hundred and fifty dollars ($150) for Established and International Designers.  In Canadian dollars should be paid on or before January 15, 2017.
  • Other Vendors wishing to obtain a booth/kiosk in the exhibition hall are required to indicate same. The cost for acquiring a booth is $500.00. (10 x 10) This fee is non-refundable and is payable by March 1, 2017
  • Confirmation forms should be returned with the required deposit. Certified Cheques or bank draft. Alternatively, payments may be made online at www.playmasmontreal.com. Cheques should be made payable to Playmas Montreal (MCFW) and forwarded to: .
  • Montreal Caribbean Fashion Week 557 Montford Drive,

Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC

H9G 1M9.

Attention: Gemma Raeburn-Baynes

For   further   information   please   do   not   hesitate   to   contact   us   at   514   620   6612   or email us  at

montrealcfw@gmail.com

 

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