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Applications now being accepted for the Samsung Fashion & Design Fund (SFDF) Cheil Industries is leading globalization of K-Fashion by supporting rising designers
Cheil Industries is leading globalization of K-Fashion by supporting rising designers

Seeking rising talents on the global stage that will follow in the pathways blazed by Jung Wook-jun, Kye Han-hee and Park Jong-woo!
 
Cheil Industries is looking for winners of the upcoming 11th Samsung Fashion & Design Fund (SFDF).
 
Since 2005, Cheil Industries has been seeking out and supporting rising Korean fashion designers who have already demonstrated remarkable talent in order to improve the status of Korean fashion worldwide. So far the SFDF has nurtured a total of 17 teams including Jung Wook Jun, Choi Eudon, Kye Han-hee and Park Jong-woo. Winners receive $100,000 and professional support including domestic and international promotions to encourage creative designs by capitalizing on Cheil Industries’ network and manpower.
 
Applicants for the 11th SFDF should fill out an application form downloaded from http://www.sfdf.co.kr and submit it along with a portfolio to the SFDF secretariat via email sfdf@samsung.com or post by June 22, 2015.
 
Eligible applicants must be rising fashion designers of Korean descent who are participating in international collections or have launched their own brands not more than five years ago. There is no restriction on age and academic background.
The selection process is composed of an application and portfolio screening and a strict review by a panel of domestic and international fashion specialists as well as the SFDF secretariat.