+46 Award is now open for designers from across the Nordic region

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Entrance to the + 46 Award has now been opened up to designers from across the Nordic region (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland).
Potential applicants should visit www.plus46fashion.se and apply before the 31st of May.

+46 Awards is a competition for graduate designers, the designer deemed the best by a specially selected international jury of fashion industry insiders will receive their own solo +46 Awards catwalk show which open +46 on the 16th August. The winner will receive a fully produced cat-walk show with hair-make-up, stylist, models, PR and all production covered by +46 as well as a stand at the +46 trade show.

The jury for August +46 Awards consists of:

€¢ Robb Young (Herald Tribune, Financial Times and Diptrics)
€¢ Diane Pernet (www.ashadedviewonashion.com)
€¢ Mandi Lennard (PR for Gareth Pugh, Cassette Playa, Fashion East and many more)
€¢ Hermann Frankhauser (Fashion designer at Wendy & Jim)
€¢ Joseph Quartana (Head buyer for Seven, New York)
€¢ ODD Creative board

Winning the +46 Award can potentially give a designer a great start internationally by gaining the attention of both the international and Nordic press and buyers who attend +46. This seasons competition will see +46 extend its international media partners to Super Super (UK), Ozon (Greece), Code (Netherlands), Indie Magazine (Austria), Cover (Denmark), Pig (Italy), Kasino (Finland), Pulp (Belgium), Ashadedviewonfashion (France), Wad (France), Noovo Magazine (Spain), Style & Family Tunes (Germany) & HintMag (US). +46 will be media partnering with Swedish media – Rodeo, People Sthlm and Odd Magazine.

For further information on the +46 Awards or the trade show please contact:

Martin Bundock
P: +46 8 692 6271
M: +46 704 283 717

Kristian Rajnai
P: +46 8 691 45 57
M: + 46 73 610 40 80

About the +46 Trade show
The +46 Trade show takes place in a newly remodelled gallery space close to the centre of Stockholm (Enskilda Galleriet, 37 Kronobergsgatan).
+46 Trade presents progressive Scandinavian fashion labels as well as a number of selected international labels.
+46 Trade is open to selected Swedish and international buyers.
The +46 Award catwalk show opens the trade show on 16th August 2007 and the show runs until the 18th August.