Harlem’s Fashion Row is excited
to announce its 3rd annual
Join us for two days of collection previews, designer breakout sessions with industry leaders, design competitions, networking dinners, and provocative and informative talks from publicists, buyers, designers, stylists, top brands, and more.
As the only conference created exclusively around the needs of multicultural designers, the Designer Retreat is the perfect place for designers to be introduced to fashion industry leaders, network with other designers, discover funding sources, learn about in-house design roles, and learn about strategies to grow your current design business.
May 26 & 27 2021
2 Day Admission to HFR Designer Retreat
Nike Design Project with $5,000 Prize
Live Virtual Dinner with Nike
Group Zoom Mastermind Conversations with Successful Entrepreneurs
Networking with Designer attendees
$197 Early Bird
$397 after May 20th
One on One Pitch Opportunity to HFR team member to be considered for Future Collaborations
VIP zoom conversation with Industry professional
Gift from Nike
$297 Early Bird
$497 after May 20th
Is this retreat for designers only?
Yes, this retreat is for designers only. The retreat includes designers of all categories, including footwear, jewelry, handbags, accessories, clothing, and headwear.
What are the requirements for attending?
You must be a designer with a line that's being sold currently (online or in-store) or a designer working in-house for a brand now.
Can I get a refund?
We are not offering refunds for the retreat; however, you can get a credit toward the next HFR event.
Can I attend as press?
This event is very exclusive, and unfortunately, we are not allowing anyone to attend as press that's not pre-approved by our sponsor—email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Is there an age restriction?
No, there is no age restriction if you meet the requirements.
How should I dress?
Just wear something cute up top! LOL! Also, consider a nice virtual background.
Who do I email with additional questions?
Please email Deondra Henderson at email@example.com with any additional questions.
How are designers chosen for the retreat?
To provide this rare designer experience, it is also vital that we curate the guests in attendance to ensure it's an incredible experience for everyone. We also want to ensure equal levels of experience to give this opportunity to designers across the board. We have limited space available for 75 designers. Upon review, you will be notified no later than May17th, 2021. Once we are at capacity, the application will not be available.