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In September 2019, “Modern Shanghai · Shanghai International Body Fashion Design Competition BODY FASHION AWARD” officially kicked off after several months of careful preparation. Under the guidance of Shanghai Textile Association, it was organized by Shanghai Aige Exhibition Service Co., Ltd., and undertaken by FIISC Fashion Industry Innovation Service Center. It was one of the high-level major events in the industry supported by Shanghai Garment Design Association.



The event has two sections, namely, the preliminary competition and finals which will be held at the site of “Shanghai International Hosiery Purchase Expo CHPE” and “Shanghai International Lifestyle Fashion Show” renowned in Asia and beyond. The competition has two design groups: socks design and underwear design. Under the theme of “charm of body products”, it emphasizes that art has no borders, encouraging participants to break through existing boundaries, interpret the charm of socks and underwear with infinite design space, organically combine “utility” with “artisticity” and make full use of imagination based on life. New technologies, trends and crafts can be used creatively to display the trend of underwear and socks.





Meanwhile, the competition will explore the innovative design potential of design talents by focusing on contemporary cutting-edge designers. It will vigorously improve the innovative design level of the apparel industry, inject new impetus into body fashion products, and take a lead in making fashionable, market-oriented and high-end fashion products. Besides, the competition will introduce the industrial resource docking and business incubation mechanism, so as to effectively help the finalists commercialize their designs and truly realize the commercial value.





Participants

Fashion design agencies at home and abroad, accessories designers at home and abroad, teachers and students specialized in design, design enthusiasts.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Scope of works
Competition works fall into socks design group and underwear design group.

Socks design group topic 1: sports fashion (cotton socks)

Socks design group topic 2: trendy products in the next season (silk stockings)

Participants in socks design group need to design two works for each topic, namely, four entries in total

Underwear design group topic 1: girls’ purity (cotton)

Underwear design group topic 2: women’s temptation (silk)

Participants in underwear design group need to design two works for each topic, namely, four entries in total


Requirements of works

1. Design draft: colored renderings (specification: 297mm × 420mm, i.e. A3) with style sketch, process description, name and design concept.

2. Write down your name, gender, age, mailing address and contact number.

3. Entries must be original works designed by the author and not published. It is forbidden to cast the same manuscript for many times, or to infringe on others’ intellectual property rights. Otherwise, the author will be disqualified.

4. All competition materials will not be returned. The organizer has the right to publicize, publish and display all the entries. The gold, silver and bronze award-winning garments will be submitted to the organizer.


Competition process

November 1, 2019: deadline for submission

Mid-November 2019: preliminary evaluation of the design draft by the professional judges and issuance of the finalist notice is made.

December 1-2, 2020: The organizing committee takes charge of making finished products and designers are responsible for the communication.

March 3, 2020: The final is held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Hall


Awards

l Socks group

1 gold medal: prize money of RMB20,000 yuan, trophy, certificate;

1 silver medal: prize money of RMB10,000 yuan, trophy, certificate;

1 bronze medal: prize money of RMB5,000 yuan, trophy, certificate.

l Underwear group

1 gold medal: prize money of RMB20,000 yuan, trophy, certificate;

1 silver medal: prize money of RMB10,000 yuan, trophy, certificate;

1 bronze medal: prize money of RMB5,000 yuan, trophy, certificate.

The judging panel evaluates all the entries in the principle of “openness, fairness and justice”, and assesses players’ design ability from the perspectives of professionalism, utility and commerciality. Finally, each group selects 20 outstanding design works for the finals. Gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded according to judging panel’s on-site scoring and comments.


Contact information

FIISC Fashion Industry Innovation Service Center

Contact: Susie

Phone number: 15058119712

Shanghai Aige Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.

Contact: Daisy

Phone number: 17865811672
Mail: chpe.overseas@ite-gehua.com

 

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