Unreleased original work having a creative and unique sense of fashion can be entered into the genre of women's wear, men's wear or children's wear (for 4 or 5 years old).
There will be no other classifications such as seasonal, formal or casual wear. There is no limit to the number of entries.

*Application qualification
The contest is open to anyone.

*The standard of judgment
Expressiveness, originality, perfection, color.

*Submission method
On B4(258mm×364mm)-sized drawing paper, draw the design in color including the back style, material and image. Then, write the title of your work, material and concepts in the separate design explanation form, affix it at the lower right hand corner. Also, affix one application form to the back of each work. → design explanation form / application form

[B4(258mm×364mm)-sized drawing paper]

All entries must arrive on or before May 29(Friday), 2009.

*Entrance Fee
Entrance fee is free for individuals residing outside of Japan.
Individuals residing in Japan must pay 500yen per work.
All remittance charges must be borne by the applicant.
You can pay by sending money order or by cash at the secretariat.
(The order must be issued within 6 months before your application.)

*Judges (titles omitted)
Yukiko Hanai (Fashion designer)
Hiromichi Nakano (Fashion designer)
Yumiko Hara (Fashion director)
Toshikazu Iwaya (Fashion designer)
Tamae Hirokawa (Fashion designer)

*Preliminary judging
June 12 (Friday), 2009
Entrants who pass the preliminary judging will be notified by E-mail before the end of June.
For the final judging, entrants who have passed the preliminary judging are to complete the selected work(s) based on the submitted design.

  *Final public judging / announcement of results / awards ceremony
September 11 (Friday), 2009
Public judging (in the format of a fashion show with models demonstrating the works to be judged)
(Material and sewing technique of the works will be judged before the show)
Place: Design Hall, 3F Design Center Bldg., 3-18-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya JAPAN

Grand prix ----------------- One winner: Cash prize of 1million yen
Gold prize ------------------ One winner: Cash prize of 300,000 yen
Silver prize ---------------- One winner: Cash prize of 100,000yen
Honorable Mention ----- Cash prize of 30,000yen (entrants who passed the final judging but did not receive the above award)

*Submitted designs and works
All submitted designs are non-returnable.
The intellectual property rights of winning works will belong to the authors;
however, the sponsors reserve the privilege to use the winning works for PR purposes.
All private information received on the application shall be used only for the contest management.

Nagoya Fashion Association

City of Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Nagoya Urban Industries Promotion Corporation

*Send Contest entries to
Nagoya Fashion Contest,Nagoya Fashion Association,
6F Design Center Bldg., 3-18-1 Sakae, Naka-ku,
Nagoya, 460-0008 JAPAN
Tel:+81(0)52-265-2030 Fax:+81(0)52-265-2036
*Postage fees must be borne by the applicant.

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