It wouldn’t be far fetched if we say fashion entrepreneurs all over the world need to take advantage of the numerous grants available. These grants, apart from the monetary support they offer, also provide mentorship and international connections for fashion entrepreneurs.
Well, we’ve got you covered! What do we mean?
Applications for the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021 are now open, and trust us when we say, as a fashion entrepreneur you need to apply. Here’s all you need to know about the program and how to apply.
About The Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021
The Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge is an annual program, which was launched in 2018, that is aimed at discovering and accelerating the work of the world’s most innovative and impactful fashion startups. Through mentoring, financial support and many more, the program aims to help the best ideas break through.
“I have been inspired by this talented group of social entrepreneurs whose innovations are making the fashion landscape more inclusive and sustainable.” – Mr Tommy Hilfiger.
So, who can apply for this program?
The Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021 competition is open to all entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses around the world. The entrepreneurs that are interested in applying would also have to be working to make a positive change in the fashion industry.
It should also be noted that this year’s program strives to amplify and support black, indigenous and people of colour entrepreneurs who are working to advance their communities and foster a more inclusive future of fashion.
Just like other competitions, personal details about the business owner, as well as the business such as name, website, location and many more would be required. Links to the business website, LinkedIn profile and more would also have to be provided.
You would then have to share what makes your business unique, target audience and details about your sales channel and how you reach customers and make money. Various details around employees and total revenue would also have to be shared.
One of the important slots to fill out in this application is the high-level pitch to give on why you should be selected for the Fashion Frontier Challenge. In light of this, click here to know how to deliver an excellent pitch for winning grants and competitions.
At the end of all stages of the competition, the winners would receive up to 200,000 Euros, and a chance of an additional 15,000 Euros prize for winning the “Audience Favourite Votes.”
Asides the monetary gains, the winners would also have access to a year-long mentorship with Tommy Hilfiger’s internal experts globally, and access to Tommy Hilfiger’s network brand association.
That’s not all.
The winners would also gain a year-long INSEAD mentorship and a place on the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Program. Huge, right?
Participating in The Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021 as a fashion entrepreneur would definitely increase your chances of securing monetary support for your fashion brand. The application for this competition closes on March 8, 2021, and you can click here to start the application process.