Designers 2020

DESIGNERS 2020 – The search is on for the 2020 West 18th Street Fashion Show Presenting Designers. To submit an application package for consideration as a designer for the 2020 Fashion, please see the details below. We are now accepting designer applications for the twentieth production year of the West 18th Street Fashion Show! Submissions are due by 7 p.m. on February 19th, 2020. The entry fee is $45. All interested designers should submit to 116 W 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108. 


Designers are encouraged to review the 2020 season theme, SUMMER IN HINDSIGHT. Inspired by the interconnected threads of the Bauhaus movement, Senior Artistic Director, Peregrine Honig pulls the theme together as she shares, “Two decades strong and eighty feet long, a season triadic, our bodies nomadic fashion in spotlight summer in hindsight.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 


The designers are selected from a large pool of applicants based upon the quality of their application, experience, and interpretation of the designated theme. Each chosen designer must be available for our Designer Orientation Saturday, March 7th. The location and time of the orientation will be announced. The West 18th Street Fashion Show has provided a platform for talented designers to present forward-thinking fashion to our community and beyond and plans to continue this initiative for years to come. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

SAVE THE DATE: SUMMER IN HINDSIGHT will be held Saturday, June 13 at dusk. 

Graphics provided by Gabrielle Defonso.