Introducing the Most Important Competitions in the World of Fashion
Participating in fashion competitions, in any period of our lives, can be a good motivation to start again and try. Every year, many competitions are held in the world of fashion; competitions that can provide good job and social opportunities. Today, participating in fashion contests has become a way to save money and an opportunity to start your own business, because many fashion competitions provide significant support to their winners.
World of WearableArt
The competition is organized by World of WearableArt (WOW) Company which is a famous international art competition that is held in the field of fashion and clothing. It is an opportunity for designers to create incredible ideas in the field of clothing. This competition has been held every year in March for 30 years. The human body is like an empty canvas and you have to show all your art and design new clothes; works that are unimaginable and can appear on stage. Of course, interesting topics are considered for this competition every year. All artists from all over the world can participate in this competition and the cost of participating in this competition is free. The best works are exposed to 60,000 people. In addition, it creates unique opportunities for participants such as cash prizes, advertising, communication opportunities, internships and residencies.
This competition is organized by the city of Lodz. Anyone born after 1989 can take part in this competition. This is a two-stage competition. In the first stage, the jury reviews all the works and selects the top 12 collections. Then these 12 sets will go to the next stage. The cost of participating in this competition is free. The first person will win the equivalent of 30,000 euros.
A’ Design Award
A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ largest annual juried design competition that honors best designers, architects, and design oriented companies, which awards prizes to the best designs, design concepts, products and services each year. In fact, participating in this competition and gaining a position indicates the high quality and completeness of your work. One of the categories in this competition is fashion and includes all the clothes and accessories of this industry, i.e., bags, shoes, jewelry, etc. This contest is not free and you have to pay a fee. Of course, there are often discounts for students. This competition is usually held every year in September.
This fashion competition is one of the most important international awards for talented students organized by the Foundation of the German Garment Industry (Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleid ungsindustrie). Participation in this competition is free for three groups of students, undergraduates and graduates. The registration fee is free and the finalists of this competition can participate in the workshops of this institute and be guided by the judges. The winner of the students section will receive 1,000 euros, the ones with bachelor’s degree 2,000 euros and the master’s degree 2,000 euros. This competition is held every year in May.
Eco Chic Design Award
This competition has been held every year since 2013. The goal is to reduce textile waste in the fashion industry. All students and emerging artists with less than three years of work experience can participate in this competition. The most important point in this competition is to consider environmental issues and recycling in their designs. The winner of these fashion competitions usually gets a job opportunity with one of the fashion houses of the destination of the competition.
The H&M fashion competition series is held every year to identify the brightest talents in the field of fashion. Of course, it should be noted that only those who have graduated from the fashion design universities mentioned in this competition can participate in this competition. Your work can be for women, men, children or a combination of these. Works are judged on the basis of creativity, skill, innovation and the element of sustainability. Participation in this fashion contest is free. The winner will receive €25,000 plus a 6-month internship at the H&M office in Stockholm.
Sock It to Me
This contest is designed by a sock brand and gives you the opportunity to surprise others with your creativity. People of all ages can participate in this competition. Each participant can submit up to 5 entries. This contest is free. At the end, 30 finalists will be selected and each winner will be awarded an acceptable amount of money.
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