Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021 For Innovative Fashion Startups

Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge

The application for Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021 For Innovative Fashion Startups is open. The deadline for the application is March 8, 2021. The Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge is a global program to find and support the new ideas that are making the fashion landscape more inclusive.

About Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge

Launched in 2018, the Challenge is an annual program to discover and accelerate the work of the world’s most innovative and impactful fashion startups. Through mentoring and financial support, the organization wants to help the best ideas break through.

Building on Tommy Hilfiger’s sustainability vision to Waste Nothing and Welcome All, this year’s program strives to amplify and support black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs who are working to advance their communities and foster a more inclusive future of fashion.

Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge plans to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses that are developing solutions that have a positive social impact on the fashion value chain.


The Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge Prizes

Winners of the challenge will receive:

  •  Up to €200,000 and a chance at an additional €15,000 prize for winning the “Audience Favorite Vote”
  • Year-long mentorship with Tommy Hilfiger’s internal experts globally, and access to Tommy Hilfiger’s network brand association
  • A place on the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Program (ISEP)  and
  • Year-long INSEAD mentorship

Application Process

Interested businesses are invited to submit project proposals that focus on creating an inclusive fashion value-chain. Applicants will be narrowed down to six finalists who will need to develop their project plans with the support of dedicated Tommy Hilfiger and external subject-matter experts.

If selected, applicants will need to provide additional information regarding their enterprise, including a one-minute pitch video.

With coaching from an experienced pitch coach, finalists will pitch their final concept to a prestigious jury panel and associate audience at the global Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge final event, which will be held in early 2022.

Please note that all applications must be in English and finalists will need to pitch their business in English.

How To Apply For The Challenge?

To submit your application, visit the challenge page.

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