Open call for sustainable young designers and small brands!

We are happy to announce the open call to participate in BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit, which is going to be held during Ukrainian Fashion Week No Season 2021, February 7.

This year BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit is supported by the U.S. Government Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program – Education, Culture, and Youth 2020-2021.

We are grateful to get an opportunity to discover more promising conscious brands and designers in Ukraine and provide them with the platform for demonstrating their potential.

We would like to invite 10 young sustainable designers and brands to participate in BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit and to introduce video-presentation, duration up to 2 minutes, during the live-stream of International and Ukrainian summit panels. Your video should include personal brand presentation, sustainable approaches you are using in garment creation and demonstration of your collection.

Participation in BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit is free of charge. Designers and brands have to meet a set of requirements to participate in the project.

The main requirements for young designers and brands are:

• Strong sustainable DNA

• Ukrainian origin and production

• Active social media profiles (Instagram, Facebook) or official website

If you are okay with the list of requirements, please send a link to file hosting or other cloud drive with your video in HD-quality to, email subject - “open call for sustainable designers”. Add a link to your look book (if available), and also add the press release of your brand in Ukrainian and English languages.

According to these criteria, the organizing committee will choose eligible designers for participation in BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit and provide them with all details.

Preparatory organizational work on BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit was done with the institutional support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation.

Let’s open the potential of Ukrainian sustainable fashion together!