Applicants are being sought for the second annual BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award, which is aimed at young and talented Australian fashion designers.
The award provides the winning fashion designer with a $10,000 Australian dollars (or $8,996 at current exchange) cash grant and a year’s financial planning services provided by BT Financial Group. It also provides the winner with two round-trip business class flights to New York, provided by Virgin Australia, to further their fashion ambitions and two mentoring sessions with two fashion industry designers and retailers, provided by the Australian Fashion Chamber. The total value of the prize is $40,000 Australian dollars ($35,984).
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