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BurdaStyle loves connecting creative talent. Whether your looking to score a one of a kind find or you want the tools and inspiration to make it yourself, BurdaStyle is home to the most talented DIY’ers in the world.

We adore our creative community and we’re so excited to feature them in Austin this March. If you are, or plan to be, in the Austin area we would love you to participate in our fashion show!

This is your chance to take center stage with a dream audience: 500 guests, including influential fashion bloggers, DIY world influencers, and the BurdaStyle family.

Our fashion show is your chance to gain some great press and some wonderful networking. Each participant will be featured in a new BurdaStyle blog series, Meet the Designer. BurdaStyle will also be heavily promoting this event in a newsletter going out to 185,000+ world-wide subscribers and to a membership of near 500,000 members.

The BurdaStyle DIY Fashion show is also the official wrap up party for The Texas Style Council Conference, hosted by Indiana Adams from Adored Austin!

This event is open to the public, so please join us to celebrate the world of creative fashion and DIY ingenuity!

What: BurdaStyle Fashion Show

Who: BurdaStyle and 15 DIY Fashion Designers

Venue 222 hosting Etsy, Awesome in Austin
222 East 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

When: Sunday, March 13th at 8-10pm
Fashion show starts promptly at 9:00pm with cocktails

How to Enter:
1. Submit your entry via email to submissions[at]burdastyle[dot]com, with the subject: “BurdaStyle Fashion Show”

2. Submissions need to include: Link to your BurdaStyle profile or Etsy profile, one paragraph about yourself and high res photo of you or your model wearing the 1-3 piece(s) you would like to showcase. Please include information about what you do and why you want to be part of this event.

3. Submission deadline is Thursday, February 10th at 9am EST.

BurdaStyle will announce the 15 designers on February 15th via BurdaStyle blog and newsletter.

**All designers will need to provide their own hair styling, make-up and model. We would love the designers to wear their fashions but you may decide to have someone else model. All designers must provide their own transportation to and from the event.


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    Mar 2, 2011, 12.09 AMby Shenal Dené Nicole

    Wow! What an awesome opportunity! I would love to be apart of it even if I was just someone’s model! Live in AZ, 5’8’’, and 127 lbs. Let me know if anyone local needs a model. Would love to do it just for the experience. Thanks!

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    Feb 14, 2011, 06.14 PMby Laisa Chavez Macias

    Argh!! The suspense is killing me guys! Lol ;) Can’t wait to find out. Good luck everyone!

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    Feb 11, 2011, 01.21 AMby Shannon Kramp

    Sent my entry first thing this morning (I’m such a procrastinator!). I’m really anticipating this event, I’ll definitely check it out during SXSW!

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    Feb 10, 2011, 01.50 PMby Laisa Chavez Macias

    Just sent in my submissions a while ago. Had a couple of hiccups along the way but hopefully everything gets worked out. Sorry guys! It’s so early. Lol ;)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.00 PMby Arwen Fine

    Okay, so best place to stay? I have a shop of local designers in Atlanta and just want to shop myself for new artists/designers to represent. Can’t wait to see and meet all of you!!

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    Feb 5, 2011, 07.42 PMby Brandi Brown-Hibbert

    Wow I think I might have something to enter. It would be sooo fun if I won and could go that would be sooo awesome.

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    Feb 4, 2011, 05.42 PMby Elle Green

    So accessories or not? I posted but it looks like it didn’t show up? Lots of accessory designers on Etsy would love to know. I’m in Austin and would love to include our fashion jewelry line – www.chaseandscout.etsy.com

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      Feb 4, 2011, 05.57 PMby rachelnyc

      Hello Elle Green,

      Yep, accessories are eligible. Enter away!

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    Feb 4, 2011, 05.31 PMby jerushadesign

    what about accessories i make upcycled movie film bags clips and other things Jerushahawkins.etsy.com can i enter?

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      Feb 4, 2011, 05.55 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi jerushadesign,

      Yes, accessory designers can enter. Good luck!

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    Feb 4, 2011, 05.22 PMby Elle Green

    What about fashion Jewelry designers? Fashion needs accessories, right?

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    Feb 4, 2011, 05.05 PMby cathy748

    So the winning designers need to be there in person? they can’t fed-ex their outfits over?

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      Feb 4, 2011, 05.54 PMby rachelnyc

      Yes, the designers need to be present at the show.

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    Feb 2, 2011, 04.51 AMby Tamira Olbrich

    Submitted by 2/10- not enough time for me. Is it open to the public? I want to attend this year, compete next year.

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      Feb 2, 2011, 04.24 PMby rachelnyc

      Yes, the event is open to the public. Hope to see you there!

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    Feb 2, 2011, 12.35 AMby Rachel Bain

    I’m wondering about the pieces we can showcase. Can they be reconstructed?

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      Feb 2, 2011, 04.25 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Rachel,

      Yes, we <3 reconstructed projects!

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    Feb 2, 2011, 12.07 AMby katie pray

    Hellooooooooo Austin ! fingers crossed

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    Feb 1, 2011, 09.51 PMby Tessa Droet

    Is there an age limit? As to how young?

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      Feb 2, 2011, 04.32 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Tessa,

      Nope, there is no age limit for this event. Good Luck!

      -Rachel @ BurdaStyle

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    Feb 1, 2011, 01.21 PMby kimmchi

    You can still apply and participate if you are out of state, just have to make it down there if you win!

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    Jan 30, 2011, 05.50 PMby NuncaNunca

    I’m pretty new to the Burda community , but I am so glad that I am here now. Would really love to be a part of this!

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    Jan 29, 2011, 01.39 PMby lbmamakat

    Too bad I am out of state:(

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    Jan 28, 2011, 03.42 PMby bitterbunny

    wow! this sounds so cool! one of the main reasons i moved to austin :-)

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    Jan 28, 2011, 04.42 AMby mlssfshn

    I’m so excited, I’ve been looking for an opportunity to show at SXSW and have began my submission. Burda Style has give us so many opportunities to feature and get our work recognized. Even if I’m not selected I look forward to this event. See you in Austin in March!

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