Duston Jasso, FIDM, Supima Design Competition 2016, Getty Images

Since its inception in 2009, the Supima Design Competition has not only evolved into a program that serves as a bridge between academic coursework and the realities of the runway, but also as a launchpad for new fashion talent.

The competition is an annual event that spotlights emerging designs, and this year marks its 10th anniversary. The competition will be held on Sept. 7 at Pier 59 Studios in New York.

Universities included in this year’s event are: Drexel University; Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising; Fashion Institute of Technology; Kent State University; New School’s Parsons School of Design; Rhode Island School of Design, and the Savannah College of Art and Design.

To learn more about the Supima Design Competition, click here to download a special report about the event and participants as well as insights into Supima cotton.

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