A partnership of independent fashion designers, producers, and models, DCFASHIONWEEK was created to increase economic development in the area of fashion design, clothing merchandising, and modeling, and to enhance the visibility of the nation’s capital as a center of international fashion. DC Fashion Week is held twice a year during the months of February and September. The next fashion week is September 19 – 23, 2018.

Registration (Buyers & Press ) for DCFASHIONWEEK is from May 1,  2018 to September 15, 2018

Registration for volunteer/staff/interns is from May 1, 2018, to August 1,  2018.

Registration for designers is from May 1, 2018, to August 1, 2018. Designers registering after August 1, 2018, will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis up until September 10, 2018.

Registration for models is May 1, 2018, to August 1, 2018.   Models, media, and volunteers should email their registration forms.  

EMAIL  is the preferred method for all applications.  Select the desired application below:

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Designer Application

Vendor Application

Buyer Application

Press Application

Volunteer Application

Model Application (online form) Please do not submit more than 2 images


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Please call during normal business hours Mon- Fri  10 AM to 6 PM. Phone: (202) 600 WASH – (202) 600 9274

Please do not call outside these hours.  We request that models do not call but email their inquiries to

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