2024 Paper Fashion Show Call For Designers

2024 Paper Fashion Show Call For Designers


Sign up today to design a haute couture paper fashion for the 2024 Paper Fashion Show!

The Paper Fashion Show shines light on Colorado talent and features haute couture fashions made entirely from paper that are showcased on the grand runway and judged by an esteemed panel of top Denver-area designers and celebrities. The runway show is on Thursday, April 18, 2024.

NOTE: Tickets to attend the show will go on sale at a another time. This event registration is to sign up to design a fashion.

2024 Theme: Papier Cabaret

Infuse your design with the essence of Cabaret as you embark on a creative journey to encapsulate the distinctive look, feel, and artistry of this iconic genre. Craft a piece that channels the glamour, vivacity, and theatrical flair of Cabaret. Let the allure of cabaret be your muse, inspiring a design that not only pays homage to its rich history but also showcases your artistic interpretation of its captivating world.

Step into a mesmerizing world where the timeless allure of cabaret meets the innovative artistry of paper. "Papier Cabaret" is not just a theme; it's an invitation to witness the limitless possibilities of creativity, where every intricate detail is crafted from the humble medium of paper. Immerse yourself in a spectacular showcase where designers push the boundaries of imagination, transforming sheets of paper into breathtaking couture.

From feather-light paper boas to intricately folded origami accessories, each design tells a story of innovation, resourcefulness, and the sheer joy of creative expression. Expect to be dazzled by flamboyant costumes, whimsical headpieces, and daring silhouettes, all expertly fashioned from 90% paper—a testament to the extraordinary potential of this humble material.

How It Works

Each team designs one (1) unique fashion to be presented on the runway. Designs may be for men or women and are not limited to dresses. Paper is provided by Kelly Spicers and the paper mills they represent at no charge and can be written on, printed on, painted on, dyed, manipulated, etc. Binding techniques such as sewing, glue, tape, and wire are allowed. Teams may use their own model or you may use one of our professional models for free (highly suggested). Fashions must abide by the 90% paper rule to be eligible for competition. A panel of judges will judge each fashion and category winners will be recognized with individual recognition, followed by trophies also constructed of paper. Design teams will be provided with guidelines and judging criteria.

What’s Included

Included in the team registration is:

  1. Two tickets to the show, held April 18th, 2024 in the reserved Design Team area and backstage access (additional team members will need to purchase tickets when ticket sales open)
  2. High-quality paper of your choice from Kelly Spicers and the mills they carry
  3. Complimentary professional model (or you may provide your own)
  4. Complimentary hair and make up for your model
  5. Professional photograph of your fashion
  6. Access to a private forum with other design teams that includes: important information and deadlines plus tips and tricks from past designers. Teams can post questions for other designers as well as the Paper Fashion Show team.

Parental Guidance Suggested

Our show is intended for a general adult audience and while we allow attendees and designers of all ages to participate we can not guarantee that attendees and participants will not be exposed to age-inappropriate content. We make efforts to prohibit explicit content. Parental discretion is advised.

More information about The Paper Fashion Show can be found at paperfashionshow.com





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