Design competition

(PHILADELPHIA, PA)   January 9, 2014, Brad Smith officially starts accepting submissions for "Design for Brad Smith", a one-of-a-kind fashion design competition for emerging U.S. fashion designers.

Design For Brad Smith is an innovative, life-changing, nationwide competition to discoverthe next up & coming fashion designer, in addition to creating opportunities, using its established network to further the new designer's media exposure and assist with introductions in the fashion industry. "I'd tell the participants to keep it simple," he says. "I like clean, classic lines, with a bit of an edge. Someone took a chance with me and I always want to pay it forward," says Smith about launching this competition.

Submission Process and Timeline

The competition runs from Thursday, January 2, 2014 @ 12:00 a.m. EST to Thursday, January 23, 2014, 5:00 p.m. EST. To enter, applicants are required to "Like" Brad Smith's Fan Page use pre-selected swatches from Mood Fabrics as inspiration while sketching and complete the submission process. For official rules and guidelines go to