Taito city government is hosting the 30th Fashion ZAKKA Design Competition and is looking for your leather and fabric fashion item designs.
The city of Taito, Japan includes well known touristic area such as Ueno and Asakusa, however it is also a renowned production area of fashion items. In fact, many of the fashion items for famous brands such as shoes, bags, wallets, belts or hats are produced in manufacturers in Taito.
The 30th Fashion ZAKKA Design Competition includes the following categories:
Belts & Suspenders
Small Leather Items
Designs should be new and previously unpublished — has not been made into product or received any awards — and should be able to be made into product. Both men’s and women’s designs are acceptable.
Is there any fee for participation
No, there is no fee for participation.
Entry Opens : :September 01, 2019
Deadline :September 30, 2019
Who can enter ?
Anyone who is interested in ZAKKA (fashion items) design, either professional or amateur, is eligible to participate.
Grand Prize (1 point from each department)
Prize money 300,000 yen and commercialization sample one point presentation
Grand Prize (one point from each department)
Prize money 50,000 yen and commercialization sample one point presentation
If the Grand Prize came out without a Grand Prize
Jury Prize (selected from winners guest judges)
Prize 30,000 yen
Matsuya Ginza Award (Matsuya Ginza buyer selection)
Commercialization of selling premise in the Matsuya Ginza
Winning (by 3 points from each department)
Prize money of 10,000 yen
The copyrights of the awarded designs in the competition is transferred to Taito Fashion Fair Committee, which may put them in production.