You’re one Instagram post away from the ultimate fashion collab

If your fashion game is on point, your next project could be a collaboration with urban style icon Ouigi Theodore. Sign up by September 1st for your chance to get our $15K grant and work directly with the founder of The Brooklyn Circus.

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Ouigi Theodore, The Bearded Man with a Plan

Ouigi Theodore, creative director, cultural connector & lead curator, has cultivated a unique style that has garnered recognition not only among the fashion pundits of New York, but also from streetwise fans as far away as Europe, South Africa, Japan, Korea and the UK. He has become a recognizable figure and has established himself as a trend forecaster for advertising and marketing agencies looking to get an edge in the market.

After graduating from the State University at Stony Brook with a degree in history, he went on to study Advertising Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. As founder of The Brooklyn Circus, one of the most influential retail concepts in the USA, he travels extensively sharing The Brooklyn Circus/BKc perspective as well as the 100 Year plan of Style + Character.

How to enter our fashion competition

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    at by September 1, 2017
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    your designs on Instagram use #CraftSyndicate and get followers to share
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What we want to see

Make sure your game is on point with some tips from the master himself, Ouigi Theodore.

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Check out our previous collab: Metamorphism

Legendary NYC streetwear designer Jeff Staple partnered with Craft Syndicate winner Alexander-John to create a capsule collection like no other. "Metamorphism" showcased an intricate hand-painted marbling technique on a range of canvases, from shirts to kicks and even basketballs. The unique streetwear line made its debut at a Craft Syndicate event held at Extra Butter in NYC.

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