2019 Fashion Design Competition

2019 Fashion Design Competition

• Students currently enrolled in the senior year of a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in fashion design.
• 2017 and 2018 graduates of a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in fashion design.

Term and conditions:
• All applicants, if selected as finalists, must provide their own lodging and transportation to New York City for the Fashion Competition.
• All finalists will be issued a $300 stipend to produce their capsule collection of three outfits for the final competition held at China Institute, 40 Rector Street, New York NY 10006.
• All finalists are required to provide a one-minute video to be displayed via social media and at the competition, demonstrating how their work is inspired by China and what they hope to achieve in the fashion industry.

November 30: Deadline for submitting required materials
December 17: Top 10 competition finalists will be notified by email, and announced on China Institute website.
April 6: Review by Judges and accompanying event to present winner.

All finalists will have their work assessed by an independent, prestigious panel of judges and will be promoted on the China Institute website and through social media. The competition will culminate in a special presentation at China Institute where the winner will be announced. The winning designer receives a $10,000 award.

All applicants must register online and submit an application package, no later than November 30, 2018, consisting of the following items:

• 1 page for the 3 illustrations or plan of collection
• 1 page for each illustration
• 1 page for each flats/technical designs
• 1 page for the fabric and material swatches
• 1 page for the developed concept or atmosphere or mood board
• 1 page for the written concept in English and how this is inspired by China (maximum 100 words)
• 1 resume/CV of applicant
• 1 photocopy of current student ID or degree
• A short, three sentence bio, with accompanying photo that may be used in China Institute promotional materials.

2019 Fashion Competition registration is closed. Questions please email to [email protected]

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