BigSEE Fashion Design Awards 2021 – Taking part

We look forward to your entry!

Early Bird: December 15 – March 20, 2021
Regular: March 21 – April 10, 2021
Latecomer: April 11 – May 5, 2021

Award ceremony: Month of Design Festival, October 11, 2021 in Ljubljana, Slovenia

BigSEE Fashion Design Awards recognise and expose excellence in fashion design from Southeast Europe: Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Israel, Hungary, Kosovo, Malta, Republic of Macedonia, The Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Turkey.

Dates & Deadlines

Early Bird: December 15 – March 20, 2021
Regular: March 21 – April 10, 2021
Latecomer: April 11 – May 5, 2021

Award ceremony: Month of Design Festival, October 11, 2021 in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Eligibility & Entry Requirements

Entrants are allowed to submit fashion design that have been completed within the last two years.

– Fashion designs can be entered by designers from the BigSEE region.
– Entrants are allowed to submit multiple products, but shall submit a separate entry form for each one, and pay a separate entry fee for each product.
– Only on time submitted products with specified text description and images will be admitted to competition. Entries will not be accepted or judged without payment of the entry fee.
– Submitted product must have been completed and in production within the last two years the following categories:

1. Wearable art / timeless
2. The IT factor of the country
3. Step forward

Entry requirements
– completion of online entry form with data and description of the collection / creation
– 3 photographs for creation or 6 for collection in high resolution with name of photographer

Criteria & Judging

The following criteria may be used as a guideline for submitting projects.

Projects will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

– The IT factor of a country: the spirit of a country, the 4Es – Exotic, Eclectic, Eccentric, Emotions
– Wearable art / Timeless: stunning fashion cut constructions, conceptual clothing, well elaborated colours/patterns/prints
– Step forward: usage of new modern technologies and materials / Slow fashion – stands for designing, creating, and buying long-lasting garments of high quality /ecological / ethical / sustainable / cruelty free fashion

Among winners of the BigSEE Fashion Design Award, Grand Prix winner in each category will be selected. The jury reserves the right to recategorise any entry to another category. The decision of the jury is final. The jury is not obliged to explain its decision.

Costs & Fees

The registration fee covers the cost of competition and judging process.
If the submitted project wins an award, the entrant is obligated to choose Winners’ package. Additional Winners’ Services are optional.

Early Bird: 100 €
Regular: 200 €
Latecomer: 300 €

Winners’ Package is obligatory for all winners that receive an award. You can choose between two packages.

Winners’ Package A – 350 eur:
1. Award trophy (personal delivery at the festival)
2. Presentation of the awarded project in the online gallery
3. Project presentation on the Month of Design Festival – presentation on Winners Stage 180°
4. Free entrance to the Month of Design Festival and award-giving ceremony
5. Design Match (organized networking) on the Month of Design Festival

Winners’ Package B – 750 eur:
Package A
7. Dynamic profile – NEW! Check it out here
8. Basic Social media communication (only available in combination with dynamic website profile booking)
9. Full page project presentation in the printed BigSEE Report
10. One copy of BigSEE Report
11. Professional photo-shooting of the winner on the Month of Design Festival

Winners Services (additional)

For extensive, tailor made exposure of your winning project you are strongly advised to choose among following Winners’ Services:

– Web Studio profile – Dynamic (200 €/year)
– Social Media Campaigns (from 150 €)

– Winning project exposure in the BigSEE Report (from 300 €)
– BigSEE Report, postage included (40 €/issue)

– Exhibition Units (from 150 €)
– Exhibition billboard 100×100 cm (80 €/piece)
– Video interview – BigSEE Talks (100 €) 

– BigSEE Trophy, postage included (70 €)

More about Winners’ Services with application form HERE.

Apply here

To enter the award competition, please fill in the data bellow.




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