Applications for the current season are now open.
Submit the form and see important FAQs below.
FAQs for Members of the Press
Q. Who can apply for Press Accreditation to cover Couture Fashion Week?
A. People who either work or freelance for bona fide media outlets can apply. This includes photographers, videographers, editors and bloggers. Preference is given to members of the press who regularly cover similar events and can show tearsheets of their work. Portrait, wedding and portfolio photographers are not considered to be press unless they have been assigned to shoot for a bona fide media outlet. We especially look for press that have over 5,000 followers on social media.
Q. Is there an application fee?
A. No, but support contributions to help offset costs are accepted and much appreciated. Supporters get a mention on the printed event program.
Q.What are the dates for the next event?
A. February 14-15, 2020.
Q. What is the venue for the next event?
A. 4W43 Building, 4 West 43rd Street, New York City.
Q. If I submit an application, will I be on the press list?
A. All applications are reviewed and if approved, you will receive an email invitation from Eventbrite to register and get a press pass. Only people with press passes will be on the press list.
Q. Are press passes valid for all shows and parties?
A. Press passes are valid for access to cover all fashion shows only.
Q. How many people can be accredited from each press organization?
A. Maximum 4. Each person must submit an application.
Q. What is the criteria to be approved?
A. Minimum 5,000 followers or subscribers on social media, valid website and/or social media URLs, coverage of fashion, lifestyle or related topics.
Q. Do you cover travel expenses for members of the press?
Q. When can I expect to receive my press pass?
A. Approved press must register after receiving an email invitation from Eventbrite. The email invitations are sent starting 30 days before the event.
Q. Can I attend if my media credentials are not active?
A. Non-press are welcome to buy tickets.
Q. Do you produce any other events I can apply to cover?
A. We also produce the annual Cannes Global Short Film Awards Gala and Fashion Shows in Cannes, France. Click for press accreditation information.
Q. What are the rules for using the content I shoot at your events?
A. Video under 5 minutes and photos can be used for editorial purposes. Please contact us for information on rates and conditions for commercial and advertising usage.