The International Talent Awards 2016 contest gives fashion design students and recent alumni (within 3 years of graduation) access to a global audience and media, as well as the opportunity to sell their collections on iStyleUp’s marketplace at zero cost.
Prizes & Benefits
Winner $3,000 cash prize and 1 extra year commission-free products listing on iStyleUp.com.
10 finalists 6 months commission-free products listing on iStyleUp.com.
Worldwide Media exposure and feature on iStyleUp.com.
Manufacturing & marketing assistance iStyleUpreserves the right to offer the 10 finalists assistance in manufacturing and selling their collections partially and/or totally through iStyleUp.com. The fabrics, price range, intellectual and exploitation rights, as well as any other issues, will be discussed and agreed mutually with the designers.
Eligibility of Participants
iStyleUp’s International Talent Awards are open to young fashion and accessories designers worldwide who satisfy following two requirements:
> Participants must be currently enrolled in school or have graduated in 2013 or more recently from any design school worldwide.
> Participants have not yet marketed their collection (unless only on a small scale).
Each participant must submit two entries with email title “ITA 2016 Submission” to email@example.com before June 17th 2016 23:59 GMT:
- Image files (200dpi JPEG) of one original fashion or accessories design in their own chosen format of design drawings and/or photos (model and/or product).
- Design concept statement in English of 100 words limit.
April 19th 2016 – June 17th 2016 Submission period.
June 17th – July 16th 2016 Public voting on submitted entries and selection of the 10 finalists.
July 2016 Announcement of the winner and awarding the prizes.
July – December 2016 iStyleUp reserves the right to exhibit the 10 finalists’ designs in its pop-up shops.
iStyleUp reserves the right to amend any detail and/or rule of the contest without the obligation to notify any participant.
Submission Deadline June 17th 2016 23:59 GMT
Information & Submission to firstname.lastname@example.org