GET INVOLVED

DESIGNERS

NWAFW exists to support designers from beginning to end. We want to help create and support a thriving design community in Northwest Arkansas. We also invite talented designers from across the nation to take interest in our events and showcase their talents in the burgeoning cultural atmosphere in Northwest Arkansas.

Interested in showcasing your work on the runway or in an editorial? Send us a selection of images of your work along with a short statement about your vision as a designer. Please put “Designer Info” in the subject line. We’ll get back to you soon!

 

Arkansas Based Designer Application

Out of State Designer Application

 

contact@nwafw.com 

MODELS

NWAFW relies on locally based individuals with a unique look to help us showcase fashion trends on the runway and in editorial photography. We strive to be inclusive and conscious of promoting body diversity and body positive images. Fashion is aspirational, but also believe it should be achievable. Uniqueness, style, and personality are elements we seek out in our models. 

Interested in participating on the runway or in editorials? Send us a few images from your portfolio along with a short statement about yourself. Please include your height, weight, dress/pant size, shoe size and eye color. Let us know what kind of opportunities you are interested in and what your availability is like. Please include “Model Info” and either “Runway”, “Editorial”, or both in the subject line of your email.

modelnwafw@gmail.com 

PHOTOGRAPHERS

NWAFW is always looking for emerging or established talent interested in fashion photography. We hope to work with innovative and artistic individuals with a deep interest in, and knowledge of, the latest fashion trends, as well as the history of fashion, art and fashion photography.

Photographers interested in collaborating with NWAFW should reach out to us with a set of images showcasing your work either in fashion or portrait photography. Include a statement about your vision and what kind of projects you are interested in. Let us know your typical rate – though we are currently only working on a pro-bono basis – it is important for us to keep records of donated time. Please include “Photographer Info” in the subject line of the email. You can reach out to Tanja Heffner, our Creative Director of Photography, directly at photo.nwafw@gmail.com

Videographers interested in working with NWA Fashion Week should contact our Creative Director of Videography, Jessica Whalen, at video.nwafw@gmail.com

WARDROBE STYLISTS

Putting together the perfect look is no easy task. NWAFW is looking to collaborate with talented wardrobe stylists to help conceive of editorial campaigns and to perfect our presentations on the runway. Collaborating directly with our team, stylists are essential on location and on our review teams to choose which trends to highlight, which looks fit our vision and setting the bar high for fashion in the area.

Stylists interested in working with the NWAFW team should send a set of images that highlight some of your previous work. Please include a short statement about your personal style vision and some information on what kinds of projects you would like to pursue. Please contact our Creative Director directly at robin@nwafw.com – please list “Stylist Info” in the subject line of the email.

HAIR AND MAKE UP ARTISTS

NWAFW is always looking for emerging or established Hair and Make Up talent. We hope to work with innovative and artistic individuals with a deep interest in, and knowledge of, the latest fashion trends, as well as the history of fashion, art and fashion photography.

Hair and Make Up Artists interested in collaborating with NWAFW should reach out to us with a set of images showcasing your work either in fashion or photography styling. Include a statement about your vision and what kind of projects you are interested in. Let us know your typical rate – though we are currently only working on a pro-bono basis – it is important for us to keep records of donated time. Please include “HMU Info” in the subject line of the email.

Make Up Artists: contact makeup.nwafw@gmail.com 

Hair Stylists: contact hair.nwafw@gmail.com

VOLUNTEERS

Don’t fit into any of the above categories? Perfect – we are always in need of people to help facilitate our events. Bloggers, movers, shakers. Whatever your interest, just let us know how you want to help!

Send us an email telling us what you want to do. Let us know your area of interest, experience or expertise. Please include “Volunteer Info” in the subject line of the email.

volunteer.nwafw@gmail.com 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in supporting all the hard work that goes into building NWAFW? Jump over to our Sponsorship Opportunities page to find out how.

our community

Northwest Arkansas is an extremely generous community, and we are excited to build opportunities for local designers, brands and boutiques.