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Mittelmoda is coming back for the 25th year and is calling out for the 2018 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 30th of April 2018 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.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:


Following the numerous on-line applications, we hereby would like to inform that submitting portfolios for the 25th edition of International Lab of Mittelmoda – Fashion Award will have to be shipped to the new following address:

UDINE E GORIZIA FIERE SPA
Via Vecchia Filatura 10/1
33035 MARTIGNACCO (UD)
ITALY


This is due to simple logistics and storage reasons, and therefore International Lab of Mittelmoda organizing secretariat decided applicants can also send portfolios and regulations requested documents in digital format and forms to the official email address info@mittelmoda.com using their personal emails accounts or using web transfer application/software.
Moreover, following the huge interest towards the 25th edition of the fashion award, the interest for the recently added new prizes, the interest for the amazing location offered by Benetton Group and following many international fashion design schools requests and their different school year terms, the organization decided to extend the contest deadline to April 30th 2018 so to give everyone a chance to apply.
Therefore the new deadline for portfolio submission is now April 30th 2018. 
By this day either digital portfolios or paperwork ones will have to be submitted and delivered  by email (info@mittelmoda.com) or by post service/courier at the new shipping address.

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 30th April 2018.

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 25th edition finalists will be announced via web!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

30TH APRIL 2018

FINALIST SELECTION

9TH MAY 2018

FINAL EVENT DATE

20TH JULY 2018

“Mittelmoda International Lab” founded by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Sistema Moda Italia, Fondazione Industrie Cotone e Lino and Camera di Commercio di Gorizia, has announced the Final Event date of the 25th Edition of the International Lab of Mittelmoda.

This year “International Lab of Mittelmoda” fashion show and awarding ceremony will take place in the prestigious venue of the gates of Treviso of Benetton Group.

Read the full press release here: ENGITA.


THE PRIZES OF THE 25TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL LAB OF MITTELMODA

Absolute's prizes

– ABSOLUTE PRIZE FOR THE MOST EXPERIMENTAL COLLECTION;
– ABSOLUTE PRIZE FOR THE MOST CREATIVE COLLECTION.

Origin's prizes

In virtue of the strategic partnership with Origin, Passion & Beliefs, four categories will be awarded: Leather, Stone, Technology, Textile. In order to be part of the contest’s final selection each designer candidate will present in the collection specific outfits or accessories made with or characterized by the presence of at least one of the main four product categories: Leather special award, Stone special award, Technology special award, Textile special awardA minimum of 80% of the outfit must be handmade created.

Lectra's prize

Mittelmoda in virtue of is partnership with Lectra reserves a special section Lectra to its Lectra partner schools (section by invitation only) using the Kaledo Suite to partecipate in Mittelmoda contest by offering the best three designers selected by a jury the opportunity to exhibit their creations at “Lectra Fil Rouge Defilé” on Mittelmoda’s Catwalk, and they will automatically be participants in the Mittelmoda global competition.

Bemberg prize

Among the news this year there is also a new award promoted and offered by Asahi Kasei Group for the most creative collection in the use of cupro. The candidate will present in the collection specific outfits or accessories made with or characterized by the presence of cupro, and they will automatically be participants in the Mittelmoda global competition.


Denim prize

Among the news this year there is also a new award promoted and offered by Dondup for the most creative collection in the use of denim. The candidate will present in the collection specific outfits or accessories made with or characterized by the presence of denim, and they will automatically be participants in the Mittelmoda global competition.

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For more information about the 25th 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 25th 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 info@mittelmoda.com or call us at 00353862478170 and we will get back to you as soon as possible!