The Collective Season 2

Open call

An open call to join ‘The Collective’; A retail incubation programme designed by M7 in strategic partnership with Printemps Doha

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‘The Collective’ aims to guide selected designers through their creative process while enabling them to have a better understanding of the business of fashion – connecting them with industry experts with dedicated mentorship to prepare th:;eir entry into the retail market.

Open to emerging Qatar-based and *Arab regional designers within the following category:

  • Eveningwear
  • Ready-to-wear (menswear and womenswear)
  • Abaya
  • Kidswear
  • Accessories (shoes & bags)

Following an initial screening process, preselected applicants will be invited to introduce their brand and present samples from their latest collection to a jury panel composed of industry experts and retail professionals from M7 and Printemps Doha.

Seven designers will be selected and receive a dedicated 4-month mentoring from industry leaders and experts. At the end of the mentorship programme, designers will receive an exclusive opportunity to sell their capsule collection in a dedicated M7 x Printemps Doha concept store.

Selection criteria:

  1. Application is open to emerging designers within the fashion and accessory category.
  2. Applicants must be in business from a minimum of 1 to 2 years.
  3. Applicants must display individuality, cohesiveness in their work and show potential and growth.

Please fill out the application below and submit the necessary documents required to process your application.

Application deadline: 7 June 2023

*Arab regional designers eligible to apply: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Yemen, Mauritania, Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia, Palestine

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