How to become a Fashion Designer

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Always wanted to become a Fashion Designer?


Now is the time to get yourself out there.

Harper’s Bazaar has just launched the third edition of Harper’s Bazaar Asia NewGen Award. A competition that brings together talented young people from across South East Asia to show off their designs to the world. 

What is at stake?


Master’s Degree in Fashion and Luxury Brand Management at the prestigious Instituto Marangoni in London for 15 months, worth GBP26,700 (Approx. $56,430).

In addition, the first and second runner-up will also receive a three-week long crash course worth 3,800 EURO (Approx. $5,800) in either: Accessories Design/Milan Design Campus, Fashion Business/Paris Campus or Fashion Styling/London Campus.

And there are more perks!


You will get a chance to showcase your collection in front of 700 people and judges during the Singapore Fashion Week. Yes, you read it right, you will be showing your collection during Singapore Fashion Week.

But that is not all


You will get the chance to be mentored by some of the top names in fashion in the region, including Editor-in-Chief, Kenneth Goh, and Senior Fashion Editor, Windy Aulia, of Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore; Founder of Inverted Edge, Debra Langley; and Creative Director of Braun Büffel, Damiano Bella.

And that is still not all…

The winner and runners-up of the Singapore edition will get an opportunity get featured in Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore to share their designs and collection. The ultimate winner of the regional competition will also get his or her works published in all five editions of Harper’s BAZAAR (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam).

So don’t miss out


This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get valuable time with the top experts in the Fashion Empire, get their feedback, exchange ideas and draw yet more inspiration from the experience.

Latest success story:

New Gen

In 2015, the winner of Harper’s Bazaar NewGen Award, Silvia Teh walked away with a scholarship for a master’s programme in Fashion and Luxury Brand Management at the renowned Istituto Marangoni. She also received a $10,000 cash sponsorship from Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore.

Silvia got to showcase her collection in one of Singapore’s renowned fashion malls, Scotts Square. Her designs are now selling at Inverted edge on level 1. Check them out!

I expect to see her designs in more boutiques, fashion magazines and blogs in the nearest future 🙂

Click here for How to Apply and Competition Details

And Good Luck!



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