Fashion Designer of the Year Awards
We invite fashion designers to submit their projects of conceptual, in-progress or completed work:
Textile and Materials
Other Fashion Designs
*Winners are chosen based on one project submitted; and not for a body of work.
Fashion Designer of the Year, Professional
The fashion designer of the year will receive publication of his/her work in the International Design Awards Book of Designs, to be distributed to museum bookstores internationally; promotion in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the International Design Awards website; and critical acclaim by our distinguished panel of judges. You will also receive an IDA certificate of achievements and winners seal to post on your website announcing your winning status, along with a personalized press release and the IDA awards winning stainless steel trophy.
Emerging Fashion Designer of the Year, Student
This award will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated devotion to elevating the art of fashion design. He/she will receive publication of his/her work in the IDA Book of Designs, to be distributed to museum bookstores nationwide; promotion in an newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the International Design Awards website; and critical acclaim by our distinguished panel of judges.
$250 per entry, Each additional category: $100 USD
Unlike other design award there are no further fees for certificate, trophy, inclusion in publication and the winners' services.
$50 per entry, Each additional category: $30 USD
Work submitted must be finished within the last 5 years.
celebration of winners' work at the IDA awards gala in Los Angeles or New York.
press campaign to over 100,000 design professionals, press and potential clients worldwide.
inclusion in the IDA online Design Directory, with contact information of all IDA winners, and on the IDA website Gallery of Winning Work.
Feature in the IDA Book of Designs, distributed through Distributed Art Publishers to bookstores internationally and by Dubb Publications in Europe.
HOW TO ENTER
Entries may be submitted by any company or individual involved in the creation or production of the Fashion design, including designers, the fashion house, clients, etc. If one individual is not the sole creator, all other participants significantly contributing to the design must be given credit as part of the submission, regardless of professional discipline. Name the team in your online submission, and credit will be given to all who contributed in the project.
Projects will not be judged until payments have been received in one of the following ways:
1. Enter and pay online. Click on "Enter Now" to create a password and log in. When you enter your work online an entry ID will be supplied to you. Enter all representations of your project online. Submit images of projects as individual JPG (1000 pixels on the longest side) You can Submit up to 10 images, or upload your look book as PDF files (Maximum size is 4 MB), Please save all PDF for screen view only so the file size is manageable. You may choose to pay online via PayPal account or via VISA or MC.
2. Enter and pay offline. Download and print PDF entry form, complete it by hand and send PDF entry form and all materials to International Design Awards, 550 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90004. You may pay via check or money order payable to the International Design Awards; or via VISA or MC as filled out on the PDF entry form. Fees must be paid in U.S. currency. Indicate firm name (or student name), design name, entry id # and phone # on back of all materials sent offline.
3. Enter online and pay offline via check or credit card. Click on "Enter Now" below to create a password and log in. When you enter your work online an entry ID will be supplied to you. On the payment page choose Pay Offline. Please print the form and mail it with your payment. Make sure to write this entry ID on your check. Mail it to: International Design Awards, 550 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90004.
4. Enter offline and pay online. Click on "Enter Now" to create a password and log in. When you create your password, you will be prompted to describe your work online. Do so; then if you do not wish to then upload, go straight past the next page to "Make your Payment." Pay online, print the payment form and mail it with your entry materials to: International Design Awards, 550 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90004. Indicate firm name (or student name), design name, entry id # and phone # on back of all materials sent offline.
Entries submitted without entry fee attached or pre-paid via PayPal will be disqualified. Entries not received at IDA or uploaded by the deadline will not be considered. iDA retains the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet our basic requirements.