SAFW Student Competition 2021

SAFW STUDENT COMPETITION 2021– ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED

Wandile Cwele
Silondile Makhanya
Pearl Ntokozo Mabanga
Mmaphuti Movundlela
Mimangaliso Ashley Ndiko
Jenna Standish
Caitlin Rogerson
Bonolo Mahlangu
Balungile Charity Ngcobo

Starch it, Stitch it

Pleat or Pipe knit it

Consider Draping

Combine different weights or not

Use Buttons, Buckles and Beading, Zips,

PLAY but make it wearable, SUSTAINABLE, marketable and SELLABLE

Our key requirements for all submissions, are as follows:

  • Design a standard size 34 dress using only calico.
  • The dress could be for morning, noon or night.
  • Requirements are that the calico must be surface altered by dyeing, painting, distressing, ruching, pleating, etc.
  • Apply surface texture with beading, embroidery, hardware, etc.
  • Calico dresses with no surface altering will not be considered.
  • Use different weights of calico in your design should you wish to.

Think fashion forward Think high design

Think never been done before

Think sustainable and Planet Friendly

Our key requirements for all submissions, are as follows:

  • Design a standard size 34 dress using only calico
  • The dress could be for morning, noon or night
  • Requirements are that the calico must be surface altered by dyeing, painting, distressing, ruching, pleating,
  • Apply surface texture with beading, embroidery, hardware,
  • Calico dresses with no surface altering will not be considered
  • Use different weights of calico in your design should you wish to

 

Think fashion forward Think high design

Think never been done before

Think sustainable and Planet Friendly

All competition submissions will be adjudicated according to the following:

  1. Originality and a strong design language
  2. Creativity and innovation
  3. Practical application of sustainability principles
  4. Style and fit – Standard (Please bear in mind that it may be worn by a model)

The finalists will be announced during our SAFW AW22 marketing campaign and the winner will be announced at our SA Fashion Week AW22 showcase – October 2021

  • R5 000 cash to develop your

Will receive an automatic semi – finalist status at the New Talent Search in 2022 which means that you will have to enter your electronic storyboard, and make 8 garments for the final judging, according to the 2022, New Talent Search brief.

  1. Have their entry garment exhibited in the SAFW Trade Shop, Pop Up Shop or Collections
  2. Be featured on our website and social media platforms

23rd September – Electronic submission of made up garment – either a photograph or a video

showing front, back and sides of garment.

7th October – Finalists announced

24th November – garment delivery – venue to be confirmed

  1. After the electronic submissions have been received, they are adjudicated by the Judging Panel and the Top Ten (10) Finalists and their lecturers will be notified by email
  2. The finalists are exhibited as per above and the winner announced either on social media or at the
  3. Please note, the submissions of the finalists may only be collected after they have been displayed at SAFW AW22 SA Fashion Week
  1. Your lecturer must moderate your entry garment prior to submitting it for this competition
  2. Please note, although we take great care with all garments, SA Fashion Week will not accept any responsibility for loss and/or damage to entry garments
  3. Competition submissions not clearly marked as per the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS stipulated on pages 1&2 herein, will not be eligible for adjudication
  4. The prize is non-negotiable and the judges’ decision is final; no correspondence in this regard will be entered into

 

For any and all queries, please feel free to mail us on: studentcompetition@safashionweek.co.za