• Designers need to apply as members of the Council of ASEAN Fashion Designers (CAFD) to qualify for any business Projects on CAFD or CAFD partners.
  • All submission of designs must be original creations of individual designer. The designer agree that the design of each item submitted is strictly his or her own and has not been copied or plagiarized.
  • Should CAFD or AFAB Asia Sdn. Bhd, (AFAB) discover any item has been copied or plagiarized from another designer or anywhere, AFAB has the rights to reject the approved design and item. CAFD has the rights to forfeit the designer’s membership thereafter.
  • Designer agrees that submitted designs for each CAFD Business Project have never been commercialized or used before in any retail or online marketplace.
  • To the fullest extent permitted by law and save as provided above, neither CAFD or AFAB nor any associated company shall be liable to any designer by reason of any representation, or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of the contract, or in negligence (whether on the part of AFAB or any of its members, agents, directors, employees or otherwise) for any indirect special or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to loss of profit or loss of saving), costs, expenses or other claims for compensation whatsoever which arise out of or in connection with the use of design by designer.
  • All rights to submitted designs shall remain wholly owned by CAFD and AFAB before the announcement of approved and accepted designs for each Business Project.
  • The results of submission and acceptance would take 10 (ten) working days after closing date.
  • Designer understands that the Business Project on CAFD is based on revenue-sharing model of which AFAB and collaborating partners including Celebrities and Social Influencers are working on revenue-sharing model. The details of the revenue-share is disclosed upon designer submitting their first design item to each CAFD Business Project.
  • Designer also has an option to apply for production financing upon acceptance of design but subjected to the discretion of AFAB and the financial institution offering the loan.
  • Upon any item being accepted for the first time on any time of each year, the CAFD member agrees to convert their basic free membership to a Premium membership with their subscription of CAFD Membership of USD150 per annum.

Approved Acceptance of Design

  • Upon being accepted, the approved item design shall remain to be the sole intellectual property and copyrights of AFAB
  • Once each design is accepted, designer has no rights to commercially use the accepted design without prior written approval from AFAB and its management as AFAB wholly owns all submitted and approved designs.
  • Designer is fully responsible to produce the proto-types of approved design to AFAB within 10 (ten) working days upon receiving the written confirmation from CAFD or AFAB and the completed clothing must be couriered to :
    AFAB Asia Sdn Bhd
    Suites 10-6, 7 & 8 Tower A, Vertical Business Suites,
    Avenue 3 Bangsar South, 8 Jalan Kerinchi
    Kuala Lumpur 59200, Malaysia
  • Designer has the option to apply for production financing from AFAB as soon as the design is submitted. Full financing is available only with the manufacturing facilities as approved by the finance institutions and AFAB.
  • Please be aware that under no circumstances may parts of the collection, articles of clothing, or similar original items be sent, since these items cannot be returned.

Non-approved or Accepted Submissions

  • The copyrights and intellectual property of non-approved designs and submissions are automatically released back or relinquished to designers 10 (ten) working days after closing date of submission.
  • Designer can opt to re-use similar design(s) to submit for future CAFD Business Proposal or anywhere else but be aware if the design is submitted elsewhere for commercial or non-commercial purposes besides CAFD, similar design cannot be used for future CAFD business Projects again.