Applications to be one of 10 winning interns of the inaugural International MENTOR Program 2012 are closing midnight Wednesday 21 December.

Fashion Future – Australia’s No.1 fashion destination for careers, emerging talent and fashion mentors – has secured over $250,000 worth of money-cannot-buy mentor experiences including financial support and prize

The Fashion Future initiative is a leading program for emerging creative talent, providing practical business foundations in the form of international networks, internships, Fashion Week access, trade events, skill development, career experience and opportunities.

Fashion houses supporting the Fashion Future International MENTOR Internship Program include:
•    Balenciaga
•    Christian Dior
•    Diane Von Furstenberg
•    Dolce & Gabbana
•    Giorgio Armani
•    Herve Leger
•    Prada
•    Salvatore Ferragamo
•    Tom Ford
•    Viktor & Rolf

Fashion Future Global Mentor experiences include:
•    New York Fashion Week-2 tickets
•    London Fashion Week-4 tickets
•    Paris Trade event-2 tickets
•    Sportsgirl Designer Collaboration-Digital revolution
•    Jurlique
•    David Jones
•    Sportsgirl Designer Collaboration

The Fashion Future Advisory Board facilitating the selection process includes Alex Perry, David Bush- David Jones, Jackie Frank-Editor MARIE CLAIRE, Laura Anderson-Chair person-L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Janine Garner – Marketing Consultant and former Group Marketing Director, Oroton Group and Claudia Navone-Fashion Consultant-Harpers Bazaar.

The 2012 International MENTOR Program is a natural evolution of Australia’s National MENTOR program. Locally, over 60 leading designers, industry professionals and Fashion businesses have come together as a united team – creating a platform to mentor, support and nurture young fashion designers.

There are also 10 global mentor experiences with applications closing 13 Feburary 2012, in time for the September fashion weeks

Online registration is now open. Visit for more details.