PITCH TO LAFS?
PITCH TO LAFS?
PITCH TO LAFS
2018 & 2019
“The most valuable thing of my experience at PITCH TO LAFS
- Kika Vargas
Colombian designer winner of the first Pitch to LAFS,
currently selling the pieces of her eponymous firm at Bergdorf Goodman.
“THE PITCH TO LAFS
is not only a huge acknowledgement,
- Maygel Coronel
Founder of Maygel Coronel, Colombia.
In each edition, twenty international leaders of the fashion industry participate as juries at Pitch to LAFS. Amongst them, there are respected buyers, important consultants, CEOs, Showroom’s directors, established designers and well-known editors.
Ramya Giangola, Esteban Cortázar, Astrid Boutrot, Carmen Busquets, Lisa Pomerantz, Araceli Graham, Trisha Gregory, Sarah Easley, Morena Zabeni, Eva Hughes, Christine Ellis, Luvi Wheelock, Victoria de la Fuente, Hakan Baykam, Ana Faria, Brian Bolke, Daniel Funis, Nathalie Kingham, Kelly Talamas and Valentina Collado were some of the past editions’ jury members. Soon, we will publish the professionals selected for this year.
Who can participate
and how to apply?
From April 1 to May 15.
June 1st to June 15th.
The Grand Prize:
The major prize is:
The ten finalists
will have time to prepare their presentations together with the mentors of Istituto Marangoni. The Pitch to LAFS will take place
during this event.
The criteria that will be assessed are: business development, creative design, brand authenticity, branding and marketing strategies and market penetration.