Why Enter

Winning a relevant and credible fashion award is a fantastic way to gain recognition from your peers, raise your profile in the fashion and creative community and demonstrate to potential clients, colleagues and competitors that you are excelling in your field.  Even making the shortlist is a great achievement. We have introduced new awards categories across sectors including categories for professional and hairstylists, make-up artists, fashion stylists, photographers and models. The awards are the perfect platform to showcase your creativity and talent and to get the recognition you deserve.


  • Be a part of the Midland’s leading fashion event, celebrating ten years of fashion and innovation.

  • Trophy of Excellence – Each category winner receives the Midlands Fashion Award Trophy of Excellence.

  • Opportunity for fashion designers to show their collection on the catwalk at the Midlands Fashion Awards 2017.

  • Mentoring opportunity from industry professionals

  • Opportunity for the winners of the hair and make-up categories to work on future promotional campaigns.

  • Enjoy wider promotion and exposure via social media. A great opportunity to increase the visibility of your label/brand.

  • Networking – The event is attended by professionals and decision makers from the fashion and creative industries. Meet new contacts and be open to new opportunities.

  • Enjoy the kudos of winning an award – people love a winner!


  • To be eligible for an award entrants must either live, work or have been educated in the Midlands.

  • We welcome applications from national designers with a collection to present on the catwalk, please note national designers will not be eligible for an award.

  • Entries are open to individuals aged 18 years or older.

  • All submissions must be your original work and must not contain any third-party content.