Applications for ITS 2018 are open. ITS is a design competition for young fashion, accessories and jewelry designers.
Applicants can also 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 ITS Award will be assigned to a fashion, accessories or jewelry finalist, who will receive a cash prize of a minimum of €15,000.
OTB, and its brand DIESEL, have supported ITS since the first edition, true to their ongoing commitment to support young creativity. The OTB Award will grant the winner €10,000 and the possibility of an internship period at the design studio of one of the brands of the group.
SWATCH created ITS ARTWORK to discover the most artistic-oriented young talents and challenge them with an artistic brief. The selected finalists will develop said brief and be invited to come to Italy to showcase it at ITS 2018. Swatch will provide support in the amount of €500 to all the ITS Artwork Finalists for their special projects. The winner of the SWATCH Award will receive a cash prize of €10,000 and a six months paid experience at the Swatch LAB in Zurich.
A Special Mention by Vogue Talents will be awarded to a fashion, accessories or jewelry finalist. The winner's collection will be featured on the Vogue Talents website and in the supplement of Vogue Italia.
The deadline to enrol online is 21 March 2018. Only selected applicants will be asked to send a printed copy of their portfolio, which will have to reach the ITS offices by 16 April 2018. If you do not receive an official email from us, you do not have to send a printed copy of the portfolio. Finalists will be communicated in late April / beginning of May.
Request for the delivery of printed copy of the portfolio will be sent out on 5-6 April 2018.
Click on the entry requirements box below, and read carefully all the instructions. Once you’re confident you understood everything, click on the “enrol here” box. Should you have doubts, many questions are answered in the FAQ box!
Check this step by step tutorial to be sure to prepare and include all the necessary material.