2019 Applications are now closed.

The MFMS Self Made Fashion Forward Showcase, presented by Steve Madden, recognizes college students at U of M and across the country who are innovators and entrepreneurs in the fashion and media worlds. Leaders. Creators. Visionaries. Designers. Pioneers. Those who are fashion forward in their thinking and in their pursuits and those who are already making strides to be members of the next generation of fashion industry leaders. Whether, you’re developing a brand, growing a media presence, creating content or maybe even just sketching designs--this showcase is for you. 

Five finalists, who will represent the 2019 MFMS Fashion Forward Showcase Class, will have the chance to attend the second annual Michigan Fashion Media Summit, the VIP Launch Party, and present their work through Pop-Up shops on the day of the event. Winners will be honored in front of the conference attendees, speakers and executives from leading companies in the fashion and media industries.

Leading up to our summit, the MFMS audience will vote on the five nominees to select the 2019 Self Made Fashion Forward Showcase Valedictorian. The Valedictorian will be highlighted in front of 600 attendees and win a prize package from Steve Madden.

The MFMS Fashion Forward ShowCase
class of 2018