Capsule, and Merchant Factors announce an opportunity for an emerging designer to win a scholarship to the upcoming SS17 Women’s ready to wear and accessories show in New York, September 17-19. Contemporary women’s fashion, accessories or footwear designers who have been in business for at least 2 seasons, with annual sales of under $250K are invited to apply for the free booth space. The winner will be selected by a panel of industry insiders, and the Capsule team.
Since 1985, Merchant Factors has been dedicated to working with emerging designers through fostering their growth and enhancing their success. Now the company turns its vision to supporting the next generation of emerging talent by providing them with free space at Capsule, and mentoring to assist the brand in maximizing their participation in the show.
"Merchant Factors is once again proud to work in conjunction Capsule to sponsor an emerging brand for the SS17 show. We hope that this show’s scholarship winner has as much success as the prior scholarship winners. It is our continued goal to help these individuals and companies seize every opportunity so that their talent is showcased to the industry," says Joshua Goodhart Executive Vice President & National Sales Manager, Merchant Factors.
Interested designers may apply by submitting their website URL, brand bio, recent linesheet, lookbook, stockist list, and a letter explaining why they’d like a scholarship to Capsule, to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 25, 2016. A winner will be selected in June, 2016.
About Merchant Factors: Since 1985, Merchant Factors has been dedicated to working with emerging brands and entrepreneurs through fostering their growth and enhancing their success. The company provides factoring and financing solutions for over 700 companies, ranging from start-up companies to some of the most noteworthy brands in the fashion and apparel industries. Merchant Factors was built on the vision to support the needs of growing brands that embodied creativity, innovative ideas, energy, dynamic products, and passion. Today, Merchant has become an industry leader focused on growing brands across the world. http://www.merchantfactors.com/