UNICORN FASHION AWARD

Unicorn Fashion Award (UFA) is a contest carried out in Milan and Tokyo.

UFA wants to offer the designers and talents an opportunity to launch and develop their brand through an acceleration programme.

Considering awarded design as an engine of social and economic change, we understand the importance of opening dialogues between talents and renowned professionals inside the fashion world. The main goal is to give emerging designers International visibility, to make them known to a wider audience and to the media.

UNICORN FASHION AWARDS

UFA wants to offer the young designers and talents an opportunity to launch and develop their brand through an acceleration programme.

Considering awarded design as an engine of social and economic change, we understand the importance of opening dialogues between young talents and renowned professionals inside the fashion world. The main goal is to give emerging designers International visibility, to make them known to a wider audience and to the media.

ELIGIBILITY

UFA is open to:

FASHION SCHOOL FINAL YEAR STUDENT/
GRADUATES/ALUMNI

INDIPENDENT FASHION DESIGNERS
EMERGING BRAND

CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS

WHAT ARE
WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for creators that prioritize quality, creativity, combined with strong personal vision. Our purpose is to connect with the soul behind the products, with dreams first, goals second.

DEADLINES &
IMPORTANT DATES

28 July 2021 // Deadline to Apply
29 July – 28 August 2021 // Review of work by the Jury members and industry experts
30 August 2021 // Announcement of Selected Finalists
31 August // Online Voting
September and October // Promoting and online virtual presentation of the philosophy, vision & fashion concept of the selected finalists
November ’21 – September’22 // Acceleration Programme
[Feb’22 – June’22] // Presentation in Milan

THE EVENT:
NETWORKING & AWARDS

The top 3 winners will get a chance to be a part of ERA KI Fashion Business Accelerator Programme, which will be a 4-12 month process, in a strategic partnership with a network of like-minded advisors and business people.
The finalist designers/ brands will be assisted in their production of the collection as part of the acceleration programme, if needed by connecting them to production labs in Italy or other European countries. (production cost will be the responsibility of the designer/brand).
ERA KI team will work with you to build brand awareness in relevant markets, boost revenues and strengthen your business model and its execution.

UFA IN TOKYO