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Belk stores looking for Southern designers

by Linda Miller Modified: May 15, 2013 at 5:45 pm •  Published: January 23, 2013

Listen up, aspiring designers. Belk, a department store company with stores in Stillwater and two in the Tulsa area, is seeking Southern designers of apparel, shoes and women’s accessories to add to its numerous collection of brands for its second annual Southern Designer Showcase contest.

Winning designs will be sold at Belk and on beginning spring 2014.

Categories include women’s, men’s and kids’ apparel, shoes, and women’s accessories. Designers must live in Belk’s footprint of Southern states or have a strong connection to the region.

Entry submission rules:

  • Designers must be 18 or older.
  • Entries must include photographs (no larger than 8.5 x 11) of up to 10 samples, along with a resume, bio, and brief statement outlining why your designs are appropriate to the Belk brand.

Entry forms and directions for submission are available at and are due to Belk by March 1.  Finalists will be chosen by Belk’s panel of judges and notified by email on April 1 and invited to present their designs at Belk’s corporate offices on May 22.


by Linda Miller
Fashion Blogger (Contributor)
Linda Miller always has loved makeup and fashion, especially shoes and handbags. She admits to owning more lipsticks and glosses than many makeup artists, but she's not giving up a single tube. When she got the opportunity to move from...
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