Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Kicks Off 11th Season

August 10, 2011 BY CAPSULESNEWS

Calling all up and comers! Ecco Domani is back at it. Seven winners (four womenswear, one menswear, one accessories and one sustainable design) will walk away with a $25,000 grant to showcase their collection during New York’s Fall 2012 Fashion Week. Winner will surely be in good company. The list of past winners is reads like a laundry list of some of fashion's current darlings - Zac Posen, Proenza Schouler, Derek Lam, Rodarte, Erin Fetherston, and Alexander Wang. An panel of equally impressive judges will comb through applications looking for those most worthy of an opportunity of a lifetime. As far as how to enter, "In addition to the application forms and recommendation letters, entrants will be asked to submit a 2-3 minute video describing their design aesthetic and why they deserve to be an Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation award recipient. Interested candidates can find out more and download an application form starting August 1, 2011 at Closing date for submission is Friday, October 14, 2011 at 5:00pm EST. Finalists will be announced in January 2012. Complete requirements and official rules are available online." Well there you have it, folks. So, um, have at it!