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LRFW accepting designers and volunteers for events
LRFW accepting designers and volunteers for events

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (LRFW) - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is accepting fashion designer’s applications for the seventh annual LRFW, which is scheduled for July 13 through 18. The application deadline is April 7, 2015.

Founded by entertainment producer Brandon Campbell in 2009, LRFW has showcased over 95 fashion brands by local, national, international and student designers; been attended by fashion and entertainment executives from E! Entertainment, Style Network, MTV, NBC, Dillard's, Belk, Otis College of Art & Design (Los Angeles), Harding University, Savannah College of Art & Design and Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Past designers have gone on to have their clothing lines worn by celebrities and showcased at presentations during New York Fashion Week.

Participating clothing lines by fashion designers compete to win the distinction of LRFW’s “2015 Clothing Line of the Year.” The winner receives several prizes and perks for up to one year. The 2014 winning brand was Cupani Fashion by Lacie Cupani, of Little Rock. The brand is receiving one year of promotion at LittleRockFashionWeek.com, fee waiver for LRFW 7 (2014), LRFW merchandise and a high fashion photo shoot featuring professional models from Oneofakind Talent Inc., among other opportunities.

As LRFW 2014 Clothing Line of the Year, Cupani’s Love Cupani Fashion was featured at the second annual Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion Week in Baton Rouge, La., also founded by Campbell. This was held  Feb. 23 through the 28. Since winning, Cupani Fashion has been featured at several local fashion shows, including upcoming 2015 fashion events in New York City and London, England.

LRFW is covered by several media outlets such as TV news stations, radio programs, newspapers, magazines and blogs statewide. It is covered nationally and globally in countries located in Europe and Asia.

Also, LRFW is accepting interns and volunteers to work and gain various experiences in several areas such as: styling, public relations, make-up artistry, hairstyling and production. Sponsors and vendors are wanted and can sign up to participate in LRFW 7.

To request an application for LRFW 7 send an email to joinus@littlerockfashionweek.com. Go to LittleRockFashionWeek.com to learn more. To find out more about Cupani Fashion visit www.cupanifashion.com.