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Are you the next line in youth fashion?

The next New Zealand Fashion Week will take place in 2021 - stay tuned on Raise Up 2020 plans for youth designers

Taking place during New Zealand fashion week, Walk the Line gives young NZ designers the chance to showcase their designs on the runway of New Zealand fashion week. Walk the Line is unique fashion event, run by youth, for youth, delivered by Raise Up, the YMCA’s youth development programme.

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There are five fashion categories to enter: High Fashion, Streetwear, Sustainability, Open design and our annual theme category. To enter, submit your details along with your design. 


Walk the Line is possible thanks to the generous contribution of our sponsors. Read more about the organisations involved or find out how you can support this incredible youth-lead event.

Past Winners

In its 10th year as part of New Zealand Fashion Week, Walk the Line has helped launch careers from New Zealand to the global stage. Find out more about where Walk the Line could take you.  


Walk the Line at NZ Fashion Weekend

In 2011, Walk the Line established itself as the premier opportunity for young NZ designers to showcase their talent at NZ Fashion Weekend. Walk the Line is also the only show led and driven by local youth, and is proudly supported by YMCA and Raise Up - YMCA's youth development programme.