Fashion Accessories Design Competition - Open Call

 

Competition: Create a fashion accessory that solves a problem from our current reality. The competition is for students to design an accessory or bag that is forward looking in the problem it solves. Example: the accessory holds a hand sanitizer for quick access, a piece of jewelry checks temperature etc. 

 

Participants: The competition is open to all USA High School Students (grades 9-12).

 

Rules and Regulations: 

The designs can be conceptual or functional in their execution. Students must be currently in HS and must have a consenting adult sign the submission (Parent, Teacher, Principal or Guardian.) Include school, email address, the title of the design, and a short description (or call out) of the design, jpeg (300 DPI.) Optional, share a short (~30sec) video or share a link to the design online, via website, or Social Media. 

Deliverables: Fill out the online application, and add an image of the drawing, rendering, or prototype, with information explaining the design.

Deadline is September 25-2020

WINNING PRIZES

1st - $500 prepaid credit card 

2nd - $300 prepaid credit card 

3rd - $200 prepaid credit card 

All the selected winners will have the opportunity to have their designs produced and highlighted in the upcoming Fashion Week Brooklyn event in October 2020 or April 2021. The judging will include a selection of honorable mentions that will be showcased through a virtual gallery. 
Winner announced - October 11th
Winner will show sample of work at FWBK season 2021

JUDGES/MENTORS

https://www.wear.works Keith Kirkland (founder /tech-wearable designer) 

https://formlabs.com Lizz Hill (3D printing master) https://www.jeffwan.com Jeff Wan (founder /handbag designer) https://catmerrick.com Cat Merrick (founder /jewelry designer) 

https://www.throw.nyc/ Anthony Liore (Founder/Chief Re-designer) 

PROJECT PARTNERS

COPE NYC - http://www.copenyc.org/ 

BKLYN Fashion Academy - https://www.bklynlibrary.org/bklyn-fashion-academy 

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