Join the Competition

All the rules and details you need to know

Mittelmoda is coming back for the 24th year and is calling out for the 2017 edition of the most international fashion design contest ever.

Budding fashion designers and fashion design students of the art & design colleges from all over the world have until the 31st of March 2017 to get their submissions in to run for the selection phase and then, if they are lucky enough, to get a capsule fashion show on Mittelmoda’s catwalk and be awarded one of the many prizes available. Mittelmoda The Fashion Award is not only a competition for fashion designers and fashion design students, it is much more than this, it is a totalizing experience, an occasion of comparison and exchange, an occasion of growth.
Do you want to be part of the Mittelmoda dream? Then start getting ready and follow precisely these steps.
All candidates must pre-register on-line by completing the application form below and, once pre-registration is granted, the candidate will be required to submit ALL the qualifying documentation (download the to apply ENGITA) to the Mittelmoda offices.

1. Download the Call out for Entries, read it learn it by heart.

2. Sketch out your collections and get your portfolio prepared to be reviewed by our team.

3. Be sure that fabric samples, concept, videos and visuals of your works have been added.

4. Fill the pre-registration form that you can find below and send it no later than 31st March 2017.

5. Revise everything for the last time and send your application to us.

An excellent technical Jury will meet in the next months to examine and value the portfolios containing the projects enrolled and to select the collections complete of accessories which will participate to the final phase of the event. The Jury headed by Matteo Marzotto and composed of well-renowned fashion design experts, opinion leaders and media gurus will meet up and… the names of the 24th edition finalists will be announced via web!


31ST MARCH 2017


16TH MAY 2017


20TH JUNE 2017


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For more information about the 24th edition of The Fashion Award feel free to get in touch with our team!


If you have any question about the competition rules, want to know if you’re qualified to apply for the 24th edition contest, need explanations about the various Mittelmoda projects, or simply want to get in touch with us, you can write an email at the address and we will get back to you as soon as possible!