February 23, 2015

By Marcellous L. Jones

Paris, France – The Serbia Fashion Week has announced the organization of the first edition of the European Fashion Talents Design Competition.

This competition is an international platform open to aspiring and young designers in Europe. Its goal is to recognize and support young designers who wish to establish and develop international careers in the fashion industry.

The EFTDC is open to fashion students in their last year of studies. Also eligible are young designers under the age of 30 and other individuals who have been in business for less than two years.

Categories in the competition include women’s apparel, men’s apparel, children’s apparel, accessories and footwear. Winners will be selected by a jury composed of international fashion expects. Contestants’ work will be judged on originality, authenticity, composition and form and technical feasibility, etc.

First place winners in each category will receive materials for production of their collection and all expenses paid for their participation in the October 2015 edition of the Serbia Fashion Week in host city Novi Sad.

To apply all interested parties must visit the www.serbiafashionweek.com in order to download the application form. With that they must include their CV and design sketches in AF format. The materials may be submitted electronically as well. The EFTDC application deadline is March 15, 2015. Additional details and rules can be found with the application.