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Welcome Designers!

AKFW Runway

AKFW Runway



2023 Applications are OPEN!


This event is open to all designers yet given preference to Alaskans and/or those with strong sustainability or environmentally friendly components.

Designer Applications are open until filled.

You will be contacted directly if you're accepted no later than April 1st.

Things to know

  • Only 18 designers will be chosen.

  • The theme is Slow Fashion Summer Nights.

  • There is a $75 nonrefundable Application Fee.

  • You are encouraged to bring 6-8 looks for the runway show.

  • Models are provided.

  • If you're planning to be apart of the post-show market place, you're encouraged to bring a collection to sell, this is a separate application and only available to those who are accepted into the lineup.

  • $500 will be given to the winner of our Alaska Fashion Week Designer of the Year Award.

Once accepted​

  • You'll receive notice by email and follow up phone call.

  • Check out our Travel Guide for Hotel Accommodations and Airline discounts. We have worked with several downtown hotels to provide special rates for Fashion Week. This guide also contains other helpful information.


  • Light Tech Rehearsal - Tuesday, Jul 18, 6-8pm.

  • Dress Rehearsal - Friday, July 21 10am-12pm - REQUIRED​.

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