FashioNXT

FashioNXT creates innovative fashion experiences and the creative edge in lifestyle technology.

Incubator

Fashion Design

Bringing One-Off Designs or Capsule Collection to Target Audience
Fee: $450

MENTORSHIP SESSIONS BY INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS

Finalists of both Live and Virtual tracks receive mentorship from FashioNXT Fashion Incubator. Industry experts will cover topics cover the step by step from collection design all the way to sales:

  1. Create a Unique Design  – from Concept to Sample: by Matt Rhoades, former Global Design Director of Nike
  2.                                                        Building Your Brand Presentation: Tools and Templates of Telling Your Brand Story: by Rebecca Kaufman and Britta Cabanos, co-Founders of Creative Capital Design
  3. How to Design a Collection from an Inspiration: by an established fashion designer
  4. Using Fashion Show as a Marketing Tool: by Tito Chowdhury, FashioNXT Executive Producer
  5. How to Get Yourself Found as a Fashion Brand: by Bonnie Knight, Business Relations Manager, FashioNXT
  6. How to Build and Maintain Relationship with a Retail Store
  7. Reach Your Clientele Through Media (and Social Media): by Tra’ Renee Chambers, Emmy Award Winner, KATU TV Host, iHeart Radio Portland Personality
  8. E-Retail Strategy for a Fashion Brand: Casey Golden, Founder, Luxlock
  9. Sustainability in Fashion
  10. Costing analysis for production
  11. How to Build a Streetwear line, from concept to market – By Jordan Carter, co-Founder, Produce Portland

FUTURE
All Incubator designers will get  50% scholarship of the audition fee to oncoming UpNXT
A certificate of successful completion of FashioNXT Fashion Incubator.

SHOW EXPOSURE:
One design at a Presentation Show at The Plaza at FashioNXT Week*.
Exposure in FashioNXT website, and FashioNXT Week program
Two complimentary tickets to the night’s runway show

Special Prize for the Best Streetwear Brand:
   a) An account for the season at Produce Portland (consignment)
b) A two hour one on one mentorship session with Jordan Carter about how to take the line to market
     c) A activation/launch party at Produce Portland for one capsule release. (Guided by Jordan Carter)

* In case Live Show doesn’t take place, the participant will receive a portfolio page in FashioNXT 365 for a year 

Submit Your Fashion Incubator Application

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Streetwear Program Partner

Runway Style (Makeup & Hair)

Incubator 

Learn from International Runway Makeup and Hair stylists how to create runway looks, and work in the style-team for FashioNXT Week in October

Benefits:

  • A Workshop from a top runway stylist: How to Style for a High-end Runway Show
  • 60 minute private career mentorship with FashioNXT Week Makeup Lead
  • Working in the Style Team at FashioNXT Week
  • One photo of working FashioNXT Week backstage
  • FashioNXT Certificate of Completion of Master Class of the Workshop and Runway Show

    Hair Or Makeup: $100

 Both: $150  

 Submit Your Application

Runway Modeling

Fall Sessions 

Learn from industry experts how to be a good runway model.
Selected top models will walk on next year’s FashioNXT Week runway

Mentorship Session*
How to Give Successful Audition
Pre-show preparation for a runway show
Backstage etiquette
Runway walk, and pose

Perks for Selected Top Models:
Runway modeling in FashioNXT Week. See Details Here>>
Representation opportunity by leading agencies (for non-represented Models)
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You will receive a Certificate of Completion of the Program

Commitment: $100

Submit Your Application

Events & Fashion Show Production

Learn from the most leading event producers at one of the top fashion events in the US. Producing an high end event requires an unique set of skills — service orientation, attention to details, while being calm under pressure. There’s no better place to learn it than the fashion shows — the most demanding and dynamic of all events.  This incubator workshops are designed to offer hands-on learning of how to produce an event, with emphasis on fashion event. Offered by FashioNXT Producers.
Sessions cover hands on learning at FashioNXT Week in October, and preparatory sessions
The workshops will be offered in two tracks:
Track 1: Events Production
. Logistics and Permits
. Staffing
. Event floor-plan development
. Event Setup & Breakdown
. Event operation

Track 2: Fashion Show Production
. Understanding show objectives and client priorities
. Show setup: Stage, Runway, Backstage
. Show Preparation: Fitting session planning and execution
. Show operation: Dressing, Styling, Logistics

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Successful candidates will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from FashioNXT
Commitment: Each Track: $200. Both Tracks: $350

Submit Your Application

Fashion Show Photography

Learn from the top fashion show photographers at one of the top fashion shows in the US. Shooting a fashion show is one of the most exciting yet challenging skills to acquire. The dexterity and perfection required in higher number of variables, often beyond the photographer’s control, required to cover a fashion show elevates the challenges of a photo-shoot to a whole new level. This incubator workshops are designed to offer hands on learning of how to cover a fashion show — runway show, presentations, exhibits, red-carpet, front-row and backstage, as well as pre-plan and post show. Offered by FashioNXT Agency Producer and official photographers. Sessions cover FashioNXT Week in October.
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. Understanding messaging objectives of the shoot
. Planning for covering a fashion show: story-boarding, subject-matters, timing, framing.
. Understand lighting and settings on the runway, and other venue locations
. How to take the best runway shots (at FashioNXT Week in October)
. How to capture the priority moments
. Assisting Lead Photographer to fulfilling client deliverables

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Email now to receive the Application Form.
Successful candidates will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from FashioNXT
Commitment: $250

Submit Your Application