2017 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN !
Apply to take part in the next round of pop-ups kicking off in September!
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We want to represent the best and the most driven bunch that we can assemble. Through industry consultation, we’ve identified the following guideline criteria for CTF Curated participants:
New or Emerging Australian Labels | Operating 5 years or less
Offering from across product categories: Apparel, Accessories, Footwear, Swimwear, Lingerie, Mens, Womens, Childrens
Demonstrate a clear brand aesthetic and quality production
Proof of online presence | Social media, website etc
Readiness to sell
The CTF Curated panel of industry mentors will assess your application in relation to where your label sits with the criteria above, and notify you for next steps if successful.
WHAT YOU CAN BE A PART OF
Now we get to the fun part. All of the below is included in your 12 month commitment to the program after payment is made:
Retail space in 4 CTF Curated pop-ups in Melbourne over the 12 month period:
2017 Early SEPTEMBER | In collaboration with MSFW
2017 Late NOVEMBER | Pre Christmas
2018 Early MARCH | In collaboration with VAMFF
2018 JUNE | Winter
Complimentary access to CTF Curated workshops and industry events for the duration of the year. These include access to broader industry supporters like:
Photographers and content builders
Visual merchandising and retail experts
POS systems and financial management support
Small Group Mentoring with industry experts.
This will include 4 small group sessions over the course of the year with your mentor. One in the lead up to each pop up event to check in on your progress, and to gain direct feedback and support as you prepare for sale.
12 Month Membership with the Council of Textile & Fashion.
Valued at $330 for micro businesses.
We’d love to offer the program for free, but as you see what’s included, we hope you’ll see the value like we do. For payment there are two options:
- Option 1 | A single payment of $2000 covering you for the 12 month duration or;
- Option 2 | 4 payments of $550 over the 12 months period.
Whichever payment option you choose, payment is due prior to commencing the program.
Interested? Apply below to join the next round in September.