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 February 22 – 24, 2019.

Registration (Buyers & Press ) for DCFASHIONWEEK is from November 1,  2018, to February 15, 2019.

Registration for volunteer/staff/interns is from November 1, 2018, to January 1,  2019.

Registration for designers is from November 1, 2018, to January 15,  2019. Designers registering after January 15, 2019, will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis up until February 1, 2019.

Registration for models is November  1, 2018, to January 1, 2019.   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 and be local to the DC, Maryland and Virginia area.


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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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