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Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2022

Application for Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2022 is ongoing!

Tommy Hilfiger is on a mission to create fashion that Wastes Nothing and Welcomes All. As part of this commitment, in 2018 we launched the global Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses that are making the fashion industry more inclusive.

About Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge 2022

This fourth edition of the program echoes Tommy Hilfiger’s sustainability vision to Waste Nothing and Welcome All, amplifying and supporting new voices in the world of social entrepreneurship who are shaping scalable and disruptive innovations to create a more inclusive future for fashion.

In line with Tommy Hilfiger’s commitments toward inclusion, diversity, and acknowledging the gap in equity and equal opportunities, historically underrepresented communities* are strongly encouraged to apply.

*We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), People with Disabilities, and Women, who don’t always have access to the same financing opportunities, to apply.

The program prizes aim to provide our winners with the finance and knowledge to grow their business ideas and create the maximum social impact.

Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge- Value

The winners will receive:

A total of €200,000 was awarded between two winners and a chance at an additional €15,000 prize for winning the “Audience Favorite Vote”A year-long mentorship with Tommy Hilfiger’s internal experts globallyA place on one of the INSEAD entrepreneur programs year-long INSEAD mentorshipNew this year, finalists will also receive access to the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge Finalists Networking Platform.

Selection Process

Interested businesses are invited to submit project proposals that focus on innovative, scalable social solutions that foster inclusivity in the fashion value chain.

The impact can be made in different forms: from harnessing technology to create more inclusive options for all consumers, to making products and solutions that are more accessible, to employing and empowering the lives of individuals in their communities.

Over the course of an 11-month process, applicants will be narrowed down to six finalists who will be invited to develop their project plans with the support of dedicated Tommy Hilfiger and external subject-matter experts.

With coaching from an experienced pitch coach, finalists will pitch their final concept to a prestigious jury panel and associate audience at the global Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge final event, which will be held in early 2023.

How to apply

Please submit your application and find more information here.
Please note our Year four applications will open from March 14th – April 29th, 2022.

I HAVE APPLIED – WHAT NEXT?

– We will notify you by the latest June 2022 whether you have been selected for the second round of the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge.

– If selected, you will be asked to provide additional information regarding your enterprise, including a one-minute pitch video. Please note that all applications should be in English and the finalists will be required to pitch their business in English.

– Six finalists will be invited to further develop their business/project plans during a digital Design Sprint with the support of a team of dedicated internal Tommy Hilfiger associates and external subject-matter experts in October/November 2022.

– Finalists will then pitch their finalized concept at the global Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge final event in early 2023, with a chance to win the prize package listed above.

Application Deadline

The deadline for entry submission for this award is April 29th, 2022

Please make sure to check the terms and conditions before applying and in case of questions, please contact [email protected]

For more information on the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge, please head to our Make It Possible website.

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