Pitch to LAFS


Think your brand has what It takes for Pitch to LAFS?


Motivating emerging talent and providing them with opportunities for exposure is something that is very much ingrained in our mission. Pitch 2 LAFS was established to give Latin American designers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share their work with leaders pertaining to all facets of the fashion industry, but also to provide them with valuable tools and feedback to further solidify their brands.

This year, we have confirmed attendees from important retailers including Shopbop, Matches Fashion, Net-a-Porter, Tootsies, The Conservatory, Armarium, Cooperativa Shop, Farfetch, Browns Fashion, Boho Hunter, Maison Marche, Maris Collective, Enni Monaco, St. Dom, Hampden Clothing, Mandolin and Serenella.

This year, the finalists are:

  1. Adriana Castro

  2. Daniella Salcedo

  3. Daniella Batlle

  4. Isla and White

  5. Kris Goyri

  6. Lobo Rosa

  7. Maygel Coronel

  8. Juan de Dios Swimwear

  9. Yakampot

  10. Lorena Saravia

Our finalists will have the opportunity to present their brands to the following panel of experts during our summit in Cartagena this 2019:

Daniel Funis-Esteban Cortazar-Natalie Kingham- Ramya Giangola-Ana Faria-Carmen Busquets -Kelly Talamas-Lisa Pomerantz-Valentina Collado-Trisha Gregory-Stacey Caldwell-Victoria de la Fuente-Leslee Shupe-Brian Bolke- Caroline McGuire-Ana Khouri.

More judges to be confirmed.

Good luck to our finalists!

Deadlines and announcements for PITCH TO LAFS

•1st Round- make sure to apply before May 22nd, after that date we will select 20 second round finalists that will be announced on June 3rd.

•2nd Round finalists must submit follow up application before June 17th. After a thorough screening process, we will announce on July 15th the top 10 finalists that will present their PITCH to 20 international judges on November 13th.

For the 10 finalists that want to confirm their participation, the Pitch to LAFS has a cost of $3000USD and includes:

* A lifetime opportunity to present your brand to more than 20 international judges.

* Receive mentorship and feedback from the judges starting the announcement of the finalists.

* 1 All Access General Admission ticket worth $695 USD (this ticket includes access to all panels, activations, welcome dinner party and closing dinner party).

* 1 stand to present your brand to 30 international buyers from November 12th – 15th at the LAFS SHOWROOM activation worth $1500 USD

* 50% discount on a all access general admission for one member of your company or close relative.

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