The Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize 2013 is devoted to young fashion talents based in the countries where the Dorchester Collection hotels are located: United Kingdom, France, Italy (Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan), Switzerland and the United States.

“Our goal is to keep attracting high-level talents; thanks to the prizes earned, the winners of past editions  (
Thomas Tait,Anndra Neen and Augustin Teboul, editor’s note) have enjoyed greater visibility and recognitions” states Christopher Cowdray, Chief Executive Officer of the Dorchester Collection.

To take part in the contest you are rquired to 
have an already established business and a brand set up 2 to 5 years ago. The Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize 2013 will assign the winner a cash prize worth 25,000 British pounds, a 2-night stay at one of the hotels of the Dorchester Collection and the chance to  talk with the jury members and get personalized advice, the true novelty of the 2013 edition.

The finals will take place on 
October 29th 2013 at The Dorchester Hotel, where the five finalists will showcase their collections on the runway. The creations will also have to recall the spirit of the iconic hotels of the Dorchester Collection and convey a sense of uniqueness, luxury, style and artistic skills.

For additional information, go www.dorchestercollection.com.  Final submission is May 31, 2013, go here for the application.