Applications for ITS 2018 are closed. Applications for ITS 2019 will open between December 2018 and January 2019, so keep an eye here as well as on our social network channels!
ITS is a design competition for young fashion, accessories and jewelry designers.
Applicants this year also had the opportunity to participate in ITS Artwork, a concept competition based on their artistic potential as expressed in their enrolled portfolio. The Jury that will assign the awards is composed of the most respected names in the field of design & art and includes designers, opinion leaders, trendsetters and more.
The Awards represent unique support offering, besides pocket money, amazing internships and job opportunities:
The winner of the ITS Award offered by Allianz received a cash prize of a minimum of €15,000. Furthermore Pitti Immagine offered a 12 months mentorship by the Tutorship Division + showcasing a Capsule Collection at the Pitti Uomo edition in January 2019.
OTB, and its brand DIESEL, have supported ITS since the first edition, true to their ongoing commitment to support young creativity. The OTB Award granted €10,000 to each winner who were offered a collaboration in one of the brands of the group.
The Diesel Award granted the winner a collaboration inDiesel.
SWATCH created ITS ARTWORK to discover the most artistic-oriented young talents and challenged them with an artistic brief. The selected finalists developed said brief and were invited to come to Italy to showcase it at ITS 2018. Swatch provided support in the amount of €500 to all the ITS Artwork Finalists for their special projects. The winner of the Swatch Award received a a cash prize of €10,000 and a six months paid experience by the Swatch LAB in Zurich. Swatch also provided support in the amount of €500 to all the ITS Artwork Finalists for their special projects.
The winners of the Tomorrow Award will have a space to showcase his/her collection for one season in the Paris Tomorrow Showroom and in their dedicated Sneakers Atelier.
A Special Mention by Vogue Talents was awarded to a fashion finalist. The winner's collection will be featured on the Vogue Talents website and in the supplement of Vogue Italia.
CNMI - Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana granted one of the ITS 2018 finalists with a cash prize of €5,000.
The deadline to enrol online was 23 March 2018. Only selected applicants were asked to send a printed copy of their portfolio, which had to reach the ITS offices by 16 April 2018. Finalists were communicated on 2 May 2018 and are listed here.
Request for the delivery of printed copy of the portfolio were sent out on 5-6 April 2018.
You can click on the entry requirements box below to read what was required from applicants for ITS 2018, and the FAQ gives you an idea of major issues when applying.