Competition Mittelmoda 2018

 

 

Art. 1 – ORGANIZATION
The competition is promoted by Mittelmoda International Lab in collaboration with the National Chamber of Italian Fashion, Fondazione Industrie Cotone Lino, Sistema Moda Italia, Ascontex and Italian Exhibition Group.

Art. 2 – REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION
They can participate:
• students enrolled in the last year of fashion design courses of academies and universities and / or students who in 2018 will complete their course of study in professional courses in the fashion design sector;
• stylists who have already graduated and those who, despite not having obtained a diploma, carry out the activity of stylist in their own company or for other fashion houses, as long as they are under the age of 28.

Art. 3 – PRE-REGISTRATION
By March 30, 2018, each candidate must pre-register online by completing the application form, duly in all its parts, published on the website http://www.mittelmoda.com/ in the To Apply section, under penalty of exclusion. mandatory from the competition. The application form must then be printed, signed, completed with a passport photo and sent together with the registration material (See ART. 4).

Art. 4 – REGISTRATION
The following registration material must be received by 20 April 2018:
• application form, also published online on the website http://www.mittelmoda.com/ in To Apply, duly completed in its entirety, signed and complete with passport photo, under penalty of peremptory exclusion from the course;
• copy of the regulation with original signature;
• portfolio bound in A4 format (21×29.7 cm) containing: the sketches of the registered collection complete with accessories (5-6 OUTFIT) (in 2 copies) with indication on the back of name, surname, technical description, color and fabric;
each outfit must be numbered; each accessory must be clearly traceable to a numbered outfit; at least 1 total look of the registered collection must have a “touch of red” in order to participate in the Lectra Special Award (see Art.7 regarding briefs and details); concept of the garments collection; any accessories to complete the collection; concept of the garments collection; concept of the accessories collection; such texts must not exceed 500 characters, including spacing; detailed CV (in English and / or Italian);
copy of the diploma / degree for those who have already finished their studies; certificate of attendance for students; certificate certifying the work activity for stylists; photos of the registered collection, if already made, and / or any photos of previous collections; tissue samples; any articles published in the press referring to the works of the members; any promotional material (business cards, brochures, etc.).
You can send presentations in formats other than A4 or other material only and exclusively as additional material to that requested;
• possible prototype of 1 outfit from the collection;
NB. The (mandatory) portfolios and the (optional) prototypes entered will not be returned for any reason and will become part of the Mittelmoda archives, therefore anyone who disagrees is invited to send non-original material.

REGULATION
• cd-rom with your name highlighted, containing:
• images of the sketches and / or of the garments and accessories, if already made, of the registered collection and of any previously created collections; two separate folders must be created which must be clearly named “72 dpi” and “300 dpi”; in the first (72 dpi) the images of the registered collection must be saved, complete with accessories, strictly saved at 72 dpi with dimensions of 15×10 cm, while in the second (300 dpi) the images of the registered collection must be saved strictly at 300 dpi with dimensions of 30×20 cm;
VERY IMPORTANT: a short high quality professional presentation video (preferably in full HD)
about the candidate’s personal and professional experience.
• copy of the passport photo in digital format;
• copy of the CV in text format;
• any other additional material that is considered interesting and illustrative of the work and style of the members.
The lack of only one of the required elements will strictly exclude participation in the competition.
Since the material (sketches of garments and accessories and related concepts, photos) sent by the participants will be used, in case of selection, to create the catalog of the event and, even in the case of non-selection, to present the candidates to the fashion interested in seeking
new designers, as well as for communication and promotional purposes with the Italian and foreign sector press, participants are invited to send material that can be used for the aforementioned purposes (files saved in .jpg and .tiff format at 300 dpi). The organization reserves the right not to publish
the material, even of the finalists, if not appropriate or not produced in the time and according to the required methods.

Art. 5 – ENROLLED COLLECTION
REALIZATION: the outfit and accessory models presented in the competition must correspond perfectly to the drawings and information received in the attachment to the registration and, if selected for the final phase, must be made by the candidates themselves. One is required
correct and accurate technical execution of the items entered in the competition.
All materials must be received no later than:
April 20, 2018 and must be sent to the following address:
Veronica Dall’Osso and Stefano Sopelza
MITTELMODA INTERNATIONAL LAB
C / O CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
VIA GRAMSCI, 2/4
34071 CORMONS (GO)
ITALY
Men’s and women’s clothing in Italian size are admitted to the competition.
FABRICS: The use of any material is allowed.
GENDER: the choice is between 5 genres – high fashion, avant-garde / experimentation, prêt-àporter,
street style, jeun créateur.
SEASON: garments and accessories from the collection
registered must refer to men’s and women’s fashion,
freely choosing the season.
EXCLUSION – DISPUTES: If the models or accessories presented by the candidates do not correspond to the requirements of the Regulations, the organization reserves the right to exclude them from the event. With regard to this competition, the resolution of entals
disputes will be referred to an arbitration board appointed as follows: one member for each party and a third party appointed by the President of the Court of Udine.

Art. 6 – SELECTIONS
At the end of April the Jury will examine all the material received. The official results of the selections will be communicated only through the Mittelmoda_the fashion award website www.mittelmoda.com. The selected competitors will be promptly sent the results, the detailed program of the event and all the useful information for their travel and stay at the Mittelmoda 2018 location (date and place to be confirmed; any change of address or telephone number of the candidates must therefore be promptly communicated to the competition’s organizational secretariat).
The selected candidates will be invited to participate in the final phase and in the collective fashion show and will therefore be asked to make the clothing and accessories entered in the Competition in accordance with what was sent during the registration phase. We already inform you that, following the communication of the results, all finalists will be required to promptly send at least two images of outfits and accessories belonging to the selected collection and / or other video-photographic material that they, by signing the these Regulations, undertake to produce within the times and in the manner indicated by the organizers in due time, under penalty of exclusion from the competition.
All the outfits and accessories made will be presented to the jury and will be voted on. Based on the availability of the models and the directives of the show director, the organization reserves the right to decide the total number of items that will be shown on the catwalk; this will be promptly communicated to the finalists, and any choice of the garments that will parade will be made, compatibly with the needs of the organization, by the candidates themselves.
MAN:
SIZE: 48/50
SHOES: 43/44
WOMAN:
SIZE: 40/42
SHOES: 40/41
All candidates are therefore invited to clearly indicate, when completing the application form, the total number of outfits registered and to accurately report and distinguish the number of male and female ones.
The collection of clothes complete with accessories must be delivered by the competitors themselves, upon their arrival at Mittelmoda 2018; each complete model must be hung on a coat hanger (marked with your name and surname), with a clothes cover (marked
from name and surname) and accompanied by a photo and / or explanatory drawing of the model itself.
We already inform you that, in principle, it will not be possible to send the collection in advance.

Art. 7 – JURY AND AWARDS
The competition jury will be made up of well-known international fashion experts who will judge the entries on the basis of the following criteria: creativity, internationality and accuracy of realization.
In the final selection phase, compliance with the provisions of Art. 4 and, for the Special Prizes, the relative indications.
THE JURY WILL ASSIGN THE FOLLOWING ABSOLUTE PRIZES IN MONEY:
• AWARD FOR THE MOST EXPERIMENTAL COLLECTION
• AWARD FOR THE MOST CREATIVE COLLECTION
AND THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL AWARDS:
(The special prizes are open to all Mittelmoda competitors):
• LECTRA SPECIAL AWARD: Lectra will award the most innovative total look in the collection
registered; the Lectra Prize will consist of the Lectra Suites for the industrialization of the collection
winning.
BRIEF: The TOTAL LOOK created specifically for Lectra should feature
“A touch of red” (in order to be in line with the “Fil Rouge” theme and thus participate in the
special catwalk “Lectra fil rouge defile”).
For further information please contact:
Barbara Raele – School Partnership Coordinator Office
Office: +39 02 21047326 – Fax: +39 02 21598815 – E-mail: b.raele@lectra.com
• CUPRO SPECIAL AWARD: New award promoted by Asahi Kasei for the in
Cupro fabric
IN VIRTU ‘OF THE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP
organizer of the “ORIGIN, PASSION & BELIEFS” event, SARANNO
AWARDED FOUR SPECIAL PRIZES:
• LEATHER SPECIAL AWARD: prize for the best leather collection;
• STONE SPECIAL AWARD: best collection enriched by the presence of accessories and / or details made with precious and / or non-precious stones and metals;
• TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL AWARD: best collection characterized by specific technological production techniques and / or handmade materials;
• TEXTILE SPECIAL AWARD: best textile collection and / or characterized by contamination of materials.
The organization reserves the right to introduce new additional Absolute and / or Special Prizes that will be communicated through the website and social pages.

Art. 8 – TRAVEL, FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION EXPENSES
All travel, board and lodging expenses will normally be borne by the finalists themselves.

Art. 9 – OWNERSHIP OF ITEMS
All the garments sent to the Competition, unless otherwise indicated in relation to the Special Prizes, remain the property of the competitors, although Mittelmoda reserves all publication rights.
The Organization reserves, subject to their authorization, the right to keep the garments made by the participants in the final phase, for a period not exceeding six months and to dispose of the material sent by the aspiring competitors to submit them to the vision of fashion houses, for to take care of any exhibitions, photographic and television services and fashion shows aimed at promoting the initiative and the designers themselves.

Art. 10 – LIABILITY
In case of damage or theft during selections, transport operations and throughout the event and during any period in which the garments will be held (see art.9), Mittelmoda International Lab’s liability for all models is excluded. and the drawings presented.

Art. 11 – FASHION SHOW
Date and place of the INTERNATIONAL LAB OF MITTELMODA 2018 event will be communicated through the website and social pages and directly to all finalists.

Art. 12 – ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES
The detailed program of the event containing all the details relating to arrivals, departures and commitments required of the participants during the event, will be promptly communicated to the selected competitors immediately after the selections.

Art. 13 – SUBSCRIPTION
The signing of the regulation and the registration form implies the full acceptance of the regulation itself, from article 1 to article 13, and the authorization to the processing of personal data pursuant to Legislative Decree 196/2003 – “YOU on Privacy (Owner of Mittelmoda International Lab).

 

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