Volunteer Applications for the February event are now open.
Please submit the form to be invited to volunteer.
See FAQs for volunteers below.
FAQs for Couture Fashion Week Volunteers
Q. Who can volunteer at Couture Fashion Week New York?
A. Energetic people age 18 and over.
Q. What are dates of the next event for which volunteers will be accepted?
A. February 14-15, 2020.
Q. Where will the next event be held?
A. 4W43 Building, 4 West 43rd Street, New York City.
Q. Do I need experience in working at fashion events?
A. No, but it can be a plus.
Q. Do I have to volunteer for all days of the event?
A. Occasionally single day volunteers are accepted, but multiple days are preferred.
Q. I signed up for the volunteer mailing list. When can I expect to hear from CFW?
A. Look for an email for you to confirm your interest around 20-30 days before the event.
Q. What are the volunteer hours?
A. With some exceptions, Volunteers are asked to arrive 2 hours before the first fashion show each day and can leave after the last show of the day. Fashion show times are 4 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm.
Q. Can volunteers attend after parties?
A. Details for this season’s parties TBA.
Q. If I am accepted to be a volunteer, can I bring my friends and family to attend the fashion shows free?
A. No, but they are welcome to buy tickets.
Q. What areas offer volunteer opportunities?
A. The 2 main areas are Front of House and Backstage (including hair stylists and makeup artists).
Q. Do you cover travel expenses and accommodations for volunteers?
A. No. If you are not in the New York area, we do not encourage you to travel to New York for this event.
Q. Can I sign up for the volunteer mailing list for future opportunities?
A. Yes. Click here for the volunteer mailing list sign up form.