Wednesday, 17 April 2013

ANNOUNCEMENT| Fashion Scout ʻThe International Showcase for Fashion Innovationʼ Opens Applications for SS14

We are pleased to announce that Fashion Scout officially opens its applications for London & Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday 17th April.
Our global expansion last season as the internationally recognised talent launch pad has meant that we have revamped the Ones To Watch platform. This acclaimed and internationally recognised initiative is now offering extended support which allows designers to take part as OTW for more than one season.

Ones To Watch alumnus to date include Eudon Choi, Kirsty Ward, Phoebe English, Dean Quinn, Hermione de Paula, David Longshaw, & Anne Sofie Madsen.
“I am thrilled to announce that the applications for Ones to Watch are open for announce season. The revamped Ones To Watch provides an exciting global platform for new designers that enables them to grow over a number of seasons and showcase their talents to the world. We are delighted to be able to build on our past success and be able to offer designers more. Our revamped OTW platform is inkeeping with the growth of Fashion Scout as a global launch pad of design talent.” Martyn Roberts, Co-Founder and Director – Fashion Scout.

In addition, Womenswear designers can also apply for Fashion Scoutʼs coveted Merit Award (worth £25,000 over three seasons, the Merit Awards includes a fully sponsored catwalk show and a £1000 bursary in the first season which specifically propells the very best in new design talent into the industry).

Applicants can also apply for catwalk, presentation and salon shows, and alongside accessory designers, can apply for both the London Exhibition and the Fashion Scout Paris Showroom.

Applications will be open from Wednesday 17th April and will close on Wednesday 8th May at 12pm.

Please send applications to

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

NEWS| Media Partners Fashion Monitor announce Journalism Awards Shortlist

Our media partners Fashion Monitor have announced their Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards shortlist for 2013. 

Fashion Monitor, the industry's leading contact and news database, have launched their annual awards as an impartial platform to celebrate individuals who have shown outstanding contribution to British media in 2012.

The judging panel sees Fashion Scout Director and Co-Founder Martyn Roberts and Fashion  Scout Selection Panelist and renowned journalist Hilary Alexander judge the categories alongside over thirty esteemed industry professionals. 

Congratulations to all those shortlisted, we can't wait until the awards ceremony itself on Tuesday 2nd July. 

By Cass Gowing, Editor, @CassGowing
For more information visit the FMJA website: