fffashion (Fur Free Fashion Competition)
Written by Eco Fashion World -
Friday, 10 February 2012
2011 winning designer Stephanie Teague of Pretty Birdie
Born Free USA and E-magazine present their 4th annual fur free fashion competition “fffashion” celebrating fur free and eco-friendly design.
Students and independent designers are invited to submit a photo of one of their fully constructed fur free fashions for a chance to win cash prizes and for their design to be professionally photographed and featured in a full page “fffashion” ad that appears in print in E magazine’s September/October 2012 issue.
Top entries and winners will be selected by a panel of judges. Summer Rayne Oakes, eco-model, activist and green living expert, will select a winner of the “Green Award” and “Student Award” recognition will also be given to the highest ranking student designer.
Complete contest information and rules can be found on the Born Free USA website.
fffashion’s goal is to promote the ethical and environmental benefits of foregoing fur fashions while creating an opportunity for independent designers to showcase their talent for a worthy cause.
The competition is now open. Deadline for entries is April 15, 2012
(early bird incentive: entries received by Feb 29th will receive a Urban Decay fur free blush brush (a $30 value)
1st Prize: $750 cash, your design professionally modeled, photographed, and featured in an ad in E/The Environmental Magazine, and a feature profile of you and your design on the fffashion website and in related media exposure.
2nd Prize: $500 cash, recognition in E/The Environmental Magazine, and a special profile of you and your design on the fffashion website.
3rd Prize: $250 cash, recognition in E/The Environmental Magazine, and a special profile of you and your design on the fffashion website.
Finalists: The top 10 participants and their designs will be recognized on fffashion website.
The Green Award: for the designer with the best environmentally conscientious design.
The Student Award: recognizing the highest ranking entry from a fashion design student.
Best of luck designers!