Are You a Young Designer?

The Newmarket Business Association has launched the 2010 ‘Looking to the Future - The Newmarket Young Fashion Designer Award’ with sponsors Business World Travel, Qantas, Karen Walker, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, and Taylor Boutique.

 Registrations are now open for aspiring young fashion designers aged between 15 and 18 to be in to win a trip to New York Fashion Week to work back-stage for the Karen Walker show.

The winner of the Newmarket Young Fashion Designer Award will fly Qantas for two to New York with four nights’ accommodation courtesy of Business World Travel. He or she will get to work back stage at the Karen Walker Show at New York Fashion Week and will receive $1,000NZ spending money.

The winning designer will also receive a tuition grant towards Year One & Year Two of study for a Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design Scholarship, and a two-week design assistant internship working alongside Auckland designer Vicki Taylor in the Taylor Workroom.

$25 registration fee applies. Official registration closes on 14 June. Registration forms, further details, and terms and conditions can be found on



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