Passion for Green Fashion: Style in Bloom Call for Entries – The Watch

Passion for Green Fashion: Style in Bloom Call for Entries – The Watch

It’s back… with a twist! Fashion lovers & daring designers alike are welcome to put their creativity to the test for our Passion for Green Fashion: Style in Bloom contest! Sketches will be put through a judgement process, with final chosen designs being brought to life by local creatives and displayed in West Acres this spring, for a chance to win a $500 West Acres Mall Card! 

Here’s what you need to know:

Who can enter: Anyone with a passion for fashion and the environment. Must be 16 years of age or older to enter. 

What: A fashion design contest, including the making of a full-form garment out of recycled/reusable materials in the theme of botanical & floral. 

March 2: Call for Designers opens 

March 16: Design sketches are due (submissions close on March 16 at 11:45pm)

March 19: Display winners announced (now it’s time to create!)

April 13: Style in Bloom display revealed at West Acres

April 13-May 11: Winners display designs, voting takes place at West Acres

May 12: Winner announced 

What to use and design: 

Use only recycled materials (soda pop cans or bottles, newspapers, magazines, etc.) and design a fashion outfit (top & bottom or dress). Please no live/perishable materials – dried florals & plants are ok! The entire item must be made with recycled/reusable materials and must be botanical & floral themed. 

What qualifies as botanical & floral:

Anything in relation to plants and flowers. Get creative!

How do I enter? 

Simply fill out the registration form below and submit a sketch of your design concept. If you have been chosen as a display winner, you will be contacted on March 19, at which point you can begin bringing your design to life! Only 5 sketches will move on to the creation/display round.

If you were not chosen as a display winner, you will also be contacted on March 19 with our decision. We appreciate you entering and hope to provide additional opportunities for you to utilize your creativity and talent in the future.

Voting Info:

Round 1: Sketches 

Once registered, a group of judges from the West Acres team will be making the decision of which sketches will move on to the creation/display round. Only 5 sketches will be chosen to be created and displayed as part of the contest. 

Round 2: Creation/Display 

PASSION FOR GREEN FASHION: STYLE IN BLOOM CONTEST WINNER

Display winners will showcase their designs during April & May at West Acres, where visitors can vote for their favorite design at a voting kiosk. Voting will take place April 13-May 11, with winners being announced on May 12. 

PASSION FOR GREEN FASHION: STYLE IN BLOOM CONTEST SOCIAL WINNER

On April 13, West Acres will post all designs to our Instagram profile. On May 11 (at 11:59pm), the design with the most likes will receive a social award of a $100 mall card! 

Prizes: 

PASSION FOR GREEN FASHION: STYLE IN BLOOM DESIGN CONTEST WINNER

$500 Mall Card 

This winner had the highest number of tallied votes at the West Acres voting kiosk, located next to the display. 

PASSION FOR GREEN FASHION: STYLE IN BLOOM DISPLAY WINNERS

$100 Mall Card

Each designer chosen to display their design at West Acres will be awarded a $100 mall card. Note: This does not include the Design Contest Winner

PASSION FOR GREEN FASHION: STYLE IN BLOOM CONTEST SOCIAL WINNER

$100 Mall Card

The design with the most likes received on the design photo on West Acres Instagram page from April 14-May 10 will receive an additional $100 Mall Card (no exclusions). 

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