Application Due Date: October 1st 2019

The Vlisco Style Fund supports emerging designers and tailors in the procedure of developing a profession in style. We share understanding, admit to a broadened network, and assist emerging style skill with skill-strengthening and brand-development for their African style labels.


  • African designer, 20-30 years of age, residing in or outside Africa.
  • Candidates should have the ability to style and stitch their own clothing.


Chosen candidates are welcomed for an interview and stitching test, after which 3 prospects are picked as finalists per nation classification.

Those finalists are provided a task to finish, which is evaluated by a global panel of style specialists. 7 winners are picked, one from every nation classification: Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ivory Coast, DRC, Ghana, and ‘Global’ that includes the rest of Africa and the diaspora.


Vlisco Style Fund winners get profession financing of EUR5000 to buy brand-new devices, to assist fund the set-up of a studio, or to otherwise assist in organisation development. Each winner will likewise be welcomed to take part in expert training workshops.

How to Use:

  1. Download application listed below
  2. Submit application by computer system, or by hand if required
  3. Prepare a portfolio of max. 8 images
  4. Send out total application and portfolio in 1 e-mail to [email protected]

For concerns, send out an email to: [email protected]


  • You should send out all files in 1 e-mail
  • Accessories can not go beyond 25 MB
  • We do not accept WeTransfer files
  • Insufficient submissions will not be evaluated
  • Apply prior to October 1

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Website of the Vlisco Style Fund 2019

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