UFA, Unicorn Fashion Awards is a fashion experience and awards hosted by DARE CLAN Magazine and ERA-KI as coordinator. UFA 2022 aims to search for and promote young creative talents from all over the world by providing them a platform to share their work with an international audience.
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 provide emerging designers International visibility, and to make them known to a wider audience and to the media.
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 in order to make it happen on the markets.
We want to hear your story and we want to share it with the rest of the world. We look for designers and brand with interesting concepts behind their designs and brands. We look for DYNAMIC, ADVENTOROUS, RADICAL, ECCENTRIC : D.A.R.E.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
UFA is open to:
FASHION SCHOOL FINAL YEAR STUDENTS
INDEPENDENT FASHION DESIGNERS
21 April 2022 // Opening of the call
19 August 2022 // Deadline for submission of the applications
19 August - 4 September 2022 // Promotion and virtual presentation of the selected designers
July & August 2022 // A jury consisting of industry professionals and leaders will review all the submitted applications
28 September // The selected finalists will receive an email informing them of the selection results. Names, photos, sketches and anything from the portfolio of the selected contestants could be published
November 2022 // Launch of the production of DareClan Collection
January - March 2023 // Presentation in Milan
VALORISATION OF AUTHENTIC SAVOIRE FAIRE
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.