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Project Warehouse (Design Competition)


Project basic breakdown and timeline:

Open call for HS and College students –

25 designers will be chosen to compete from the

open call 


The competition will run from July to August 2021. In August, the final five winners from each of the weekly competition will get the opportunity to shop items from the MFTA warehouse to create three looks to present at FWBK and SFW (3 looks at each show) of which a final overall winner will be chosen


Project Warehouse  

OPEN CALL for young fashion designers 

If you have any issues with the form, please email your submission to


Presented by BK Style Foundation and Materials for the Arts  

Enter the sustainable competition for young designers, opportunity to show design collection at Fashion Week Brooklyn 

and Sustainable Fashion Week  



  • Some sewing skills or crafting abilities  needed 

  • A passion for sustainable fashion and/or creatively reusing materials  

  • Must be able to travel to NYC in July/Aug (accommodations not included) 

  • Must be based in the United States  

  • Are within the ages of 15 to 25


How to apply: 

  • Submit 3 images of your work (sketches, prototypes, photos, etc.) 

  • Share a 30 second video explaining why you like sustainable fashion design 

  • Complete the application form at or email by JULY 10 


25 applicants will be selected to compete, and 5 finalists will present their work in a live fashion show.  


Please note: 

  • All design materials will be supplied by Materials For The Arts 

  • Children under 18 years of age must have permission from a guardian  

  • Applicants must be comfortable being filmed and photographed during the event 

Image by: Karolina Grabowska

*All Fields are required

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