Open Call for Fashion Designers !

Do you have what it takes?

Inkomplete Art is currently looking for designers for a summer fashion show.


  • Designers are tasked with creating Hot designs that exemplify the theme of Wild, Fierce and Free

  • You must inspire the City of Houston to establish a strong interest in the fashion industry

  • Your collection should create a new relationship that unites the appreciation for style with a deeper aspiration for positive change for the city of Houston.


  • May 15    Deadline midnight     

  • May 18    Chosen Designers announced   

  • June 16   Model Fitting   

  • June 23   Rehearsal   

  • June 30   Event   

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*Dates are subject to change at the discretion of Inkomplete Art


  • Provide sketches of designs

  • 1 mood board

  • Provide Information about textile waste selection including the type of fiber, type of textile and source.

  • Designers are required to provide clear photos of the original textiles. No changes to artworks or textile selections are permitted after submission.

  • Five brief written statements about the collection, design strategies and the designer’s aspirations.

Design Requirements

  • Reflecting opportunities for reproducibility, scalability and marketability

  • Designs must be made up of one or more pieces that cover a model’s upper and lower body and can include garments such as tops, bottoms, dresses, jackets and coats. Shoes and accessories are not required.

  • Designs cannot have been previously featured at another event or with another company.


  • Must have lived in Houston, Texas at least 12 months at the time of the time of the event

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • At least 1 years of experience or formal education required

  • Designers must have a portfolio of at least 4 complete pieces.

  • If chosen, must provide a deposit of $500.

    • Deposit is fully refundable upon completion of fashion show.

    • If designer chooses to no longer participate, exhibits “no show” behavior, does not have complete minimum requirements for event, or is not considered “ready” for the event, deposit will no longer be refunded.

    • Deposit will be refunded a minimum of 1 week following the event, but no longer than 2 weeks.

Additional info

  • 5 Designers will be featured in fashion show

  • 3 VIP tickets will be provided to the designer to give to family/guests

  • Press coverage

  • Boutique space will be provided at event

  • After Party event to meet with sponsors, press, and VIP guests

  • Feature on Inkomplete Art’s website and social media

  • Models provided

  • Free exposure

  • Interview opportunities