Registration Open for Nationwide Fashion Design Competition
Grand Rapids, Mich. — Designer registration opens Friday, June 3 for Fashion on the Grand 2011, a nationwide fashion show and design competition held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Fashion designers from across the country are invited to submit their avant-garde sketches for a chance to be one of 40 designers chosen to compete at the August 27 event for a grand prize of $5,000, dress form courtesy of PGM, prize basket and a cover story with a local magazine. 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive $500 and $250 respectively, a prize basket and a dress form.
Fashion on the Grand is open to all fashion designers of legal residence in the U.S. over the age of 18. “One amazing concept, one drawing and 100 words is all you need to enter!” Official rules and registration form can be found on the event’s website, www.fashiononthegrand.com.
Host Matthew Agency, Inc will provide models for Fashion on the Grand designers to bring one avant-garde look to life on the runway. Local stylists from écouter salon will provide hair and makeup to complement each designers piece and presenting sponsor Siegel Jewelers will add the final touches.
Designer submissions will be accepted through July 1, 2011 and the 40 designers that will compete at Fashion on the Grand will be announced July 11, 2011. Each selected contestant will attend the event on August 27 at Lyon Square in downtown Grand Rapids.
Fashion on the Grand is the sequel to the 2010 Runway on Monroe. The May 2010 event attracted more than 2,000 guests. More information on last year’s event can be found at www.runwayonmonroe.com.