【Competition profile 】
China International Fashion Accessories Design Competition is jointly sponsored by China Fashion Association and Xiamen C&D Starlight Fashion & Cultural Creativity Co., Ltd. Two sessions have been successfully held so far and aroused extensive attention in the fashion sector. The contestants came from 10 countries and regions, including China, the USA, Japan, Italy and Israel. Domestic and international significantexperts were invited as judges of the tryout and final. Other than ensuring the openness, transparency, flexibility and innovation of the competition system, the Organizing Committee has also organized a series of shows, exhibitions, masters face to face design salon and brand matching events. Cherishing the concept of "being the business partner of designers", the competition has introduced a mechanism for matching with industrial resources and business incubation and to effectively integrate upstream and downstream supply chain resources in order to help the shortlisted designers to commercialize their original design works and realize the commercial value of their original designs.
【Organizational structure 】
Sponsored by: China Fashion Association and Xiamen C&D Starlight Fashion & Cultural Creativity Co., Ltd
Special support: Galileo Global Education Group of France, HERE Designer Platform of Italy, New China Industry (HK) shares limited .
【Target contestants 】
All domestic and overseas accessory designers, accessory and fashion teachers and students and design lovers aged 18 and above are welcome to contribute their works.
【Competition system 】
1. The competition will comprise tryout and final and include three categories, i.e. bags, footwear and jewelries, wherein jewelries further include necklace, earrings, finger ring and brooch;
2. Tryout:the contestants need to submit at least 1 set of their best original designs (preferably created in the past year) as required by the Organizing Committee. The Organizing Committee will then organize a professional evaluation and determine the 60 shortlisted contestants, i.e. 20 in the bag category, 20 in the footwear category and 20 in the jewelry category.
3. Final:the shortlisted contestants will receive a notice and a Design Assignment for the Final of the Third China International Fashion Accessories Design Competition. They are supposed to design and produce the work for the final according to the Design Assignment and the judges will evaluate the final version of design works and determine the award winners of each category.
4. Judge panel: it will comprise the leading officials of famous domestic and overseas design institutes, famous fashion designers, chief designers of accessory enterprises, accessory designers and representatives of fashion media.