Fashion Design Competition titled H&M Design Award, an annual design prize for graduating students has been recently opened for entries for 2019. The prize, which underlines H&M’s strong commitment to the future of fashion, was established in 2012 to support young designers’ as they begin their careers in fashion.
H&M wants to find the most promising graduates from the world’s top fashion schools and give them the opportunity to progress their career in fashion.
Students are welcome to participate by submitting their portfolios.
Your graduate collection should be based on garments, with at least 4 complete outfits per entry (no entries that are just print or accessories). The collection can focus on womenswear, menswear, kidswear or a mixed application.
You must plan to graduate from a 2018 BA or MA qualifying program (or equivalent to that) from a participating college.
The H&M Design Award is held in English and it is very important that you are able to speak and understand this language.
Each year organiser put together a new jury of fashion experts from different parts of the fashion world.
The jury assesses the designers’ creativity, innovation, craftsmanship, uniqueness and the element of sustainability. They also look at how well-made and well-coordinated the graduate collection is.
The final will be held at the end of November or the beginning of December 2018.
There is no entry fees for this competition.
It's free to enter!
The H&M Design Award 2019 is open for 2018 BA or MA graduating students from selected fashion design schools.
The winner will be awarded a prize of €25,000 as well as a 6 months long paid internship at H&M’s Head Office in Stockholm, working alongside the design team that develops our most fashion-forward collections. The paid internship includes a monthly salary, accommodation in Stockholm, as well as other benefits. In addition, all finalists, including the winner, will be awarded €5,000 for making it to the final.
For all further informations about the H&M DESIGN AWARD 2019 visit the following official website here.