DETROIT, MI (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harper Arrington Publishing and Media (www.HarperArringtonMedia.com) today announced their first annual Are You the Next Hot Designer National Contest, which is sponsored by startingaclothingline.com, and is open to designers, aspiring designers, and anyone with a flair for fashion. The first prize winner will receive the HADDS 2.0 Fashion Design Software plus a special added prize pack valued at over $250.00.

“At Harper Arrington Publishing and Media, we are dedicated to giving young people the tools they need to make their dreams come true,” said Michael Harper, co-producer of HADDS, and co-founder of Harper Arrington Publishing and Media. “Both the Harper Arrington Digital Design System for designers (HADDS), and our Little Entrepreneur series grew out of our desire to motivate young people to reach for the stars,” said Jay Arrington, co-producer of HADDS, and co-founder of Harper Arrington Publishing and Media. “So we thought that a national contest to find the next hot designer was another way to reach out to talented young people, and encourage them to step up to the plate, and reward that talent and ambition with a cutting edge tool that will help them advance toward their goals.”

Designers interested in the contest may find out more about contest rules and enter at http://startingaclothingline.com/html/contest.html.

The deadline for entries is Saturday, April 15th, and the winners will be announced on Monday, May 1st.

The first prize HADDS 2.0 Digital Design System, plus Paint Shop Pro X. includes over 300 trademarked digital fabrics featuring many of today’s hot trends like distressed denim, wool, leather, and fur. Over 1300 built-in fashion templates include: wedding gowns, suits, ties, hats, bags, pants, coats and more.
Michigan-based Harper Arrington Publishing and Media was founded in 2004, and is dedicated to educating children and adults on how to realize their dreams. Their software and books, including “The Little Entrepreneur Series,” and “The Official Step by Step Guide to Starting Your Own Clothing Line,” sell all around the world including Great Britain, Australia and Canada.

For more information or to purchase HADDSD 2.0, please visit http://www.startingaclothingline.com or contact: Lance Smith of Harper Arrington Publishing and Media, +1-313-204-4611, info@harperarringtonmedia.com.

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Original Story ID: (1320) :: 2006-02-0220-003

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