THE ARTS OF FASHION FOUNDATION COMPETITION 2020
To participate to the international Arts of Fashion Competition 2020, applicants should register online. The application fee is $40 for the Fashion or Accessory category. After confirmation of registration each applicant should submit a file of drawings/illustrations of a mini collection of 3 outfits in menswear, womenswear or a mixed collection of both menswear and womenswear or 3 accessories.
The theme 2020 is INVISIBILITY and this word covers what we all experience when being invisible to others. It can also indicates other forms of invisibility from your own experience, creative mind or imagination.
- Please read carefully the regulations below and remember that the AoFF Competition is open to students registered in a School or University during the year 2019/2020 and especially before the deadline to mail their project: April 1, 2020 (postmarked).
With regards to the rise of design competitions being increasingly managed by fashion businesses and their communication offices for commercial gains, the Arts of Fashion Foundation is proud to assure students that the Arts of Fashion competition has been organized by a group of volunteers and designers for more than 10 years with no commercial motives.
This unique competition is dedicated solely to celebrate emerging designers and their creativity.
The Arts of Fashion is dedicated to bringing the best sources of education and research to students and designers. Please check editions from the past years.
Link to the PDF Flyer to download and print - Credit Fashion image 2020: Liu Bolin
1.THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION EXISTS TO:
Promote and reward creativity and inventiveness; discover emerging talent and facilitate careers; establish enriching contacts and exchanges between different countries, schools and universities; and to foster new relationships between those from different industries and fields.
The 2020 first laureates will receive Awards and a Certification for their creative and original work based on theme. (Judging based on coherence with the theme and originality, creativity and artful expressiveness, innovation and craft)
Maison Lesage - Paris
Maison Lemarie - Paris
Arora - New Delhi Award
Arts of Fashion Foundation Awards
2. THEME 2020 - INVISIBILITY
4. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION 2019:
competition is open to students studying Fashion, Art and Design anywhere in
the world during the academic year 2019-2020. Participants will not only
represent themselves, but also their Schools, Colleges or Universities,
as well as their Countries.
5. RULES & REGULATIONS FOR THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION 2019:
Format of each page: MUST BE – 8.5" x 11" or A4 / Letter – and on separate pages (do not try to bind or mount it or else) – name of the student and the school should be written on the back of each page with a light pencil.
projects will not be accepted under any circumstances. It is
the candidates’ responsibility to arrange for verification of shipment
with their shipping company.
In all matters concerning the course of the competition, including the selection of award winners and settling disputes, the decisions of the judges are final. All matters will be decided by majority vote and are not subject to appeal. In case of a tie, the President of the Jury will cast the deciding vote. Candidates will be presented anonymously to the first round Jury (made by fashion professors and designers) by the competition organizers. Jury deliberations for the second round Jury in December (made by fashion professionals and designers) will not be made public.
AMENDMENT SUSPENSION TERMINATION INSURANCE
The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a San Francisco-based 501(c)(3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational programs meant to facilitate critical thinking and advance the field of fashion among artists, designers, scholars and students.The primary focus of the foundation is the continuous support of creativity and design process in fashion and the arts linked to it.