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Entries to ‘The Dubai Mall Talent Scouting’ competition 2015 open until May 18

Inviting emerging fashion design talents from around the world to participate .

The last date for entering the second edition of ‘The Dubai Mall Talent Scouting’ competition is May 18, 2015. Entries are invited from emerging and talented fashion designers from around the world to present their style, creativity and vision, and be amongst the international fashion industry at the largest fashion event of its kind in the Middle East.

Organised by The Dubai Mall, the world’s most-visited retail and lifestyle destination that welcomed 80 million visitors in 2014, BySymphony.com and Vogue Italia, one of the world’s most influential fashion magazines, the scouting competition is the stepping stone to international fame as well as valuable mentoring from global fashion experts.

The competition provides the chosen designers the opportunity to become the stars of the third edition of Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, the largest of its kind fashion event in the Middle East, to be held later this year.

The scouting will be curated by BySymphony (www.bysymphony.com), the Middle East’s home of international luxury fashion online, along with Vogue Talents.

At the first edition of the scouting last year, 28 designers were selected to present their collections at the second Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience 2014, at The Dubai Mall. Several of these brands had opportunities for growth within the international fashion arena through their unprecedented access to fashion experts and industry leaders.

Designers with womenswear or accessories brands who have a market presence for at least one year can enter their applications before May 18, 2015 via email to: [email protected]

The applications must include a designer’s biography and portrait, images of the latest two collections indicating the season, videos of the brand, if any, and information relating its distribution apart and brand news coverage. Details including designer’s name, date of birth, place of residence, nationality, brand name, brand’s place of production, brand’s year of establishment, and contact details including telephone, email address and website must also be included. For more details, log on to: https://www.bysymphony.com/scouting2015/.

Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience is a flagship event hosted at The Dubai Mall, located in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai mixed-use development. The mall has over 1,200 retail outlets, two anchor department stores and features the Fashion Avenue, dedicated to high fashion.