Apply now: ITS Contest 2022: The ark of creativity

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International Talent Support was launched in 2002 and throughout its 19-year history it has developed into the most highly recognised platform to showcase & support the strongest young talents on the planet. ITS Contest is an international award for emerging designers set up in Trieste, Italy. It navigates the global creative currents to discover and promote talent, offering career opportunities and preserving their creativity for future generations.

This year’s ITS contest applications have been slightly prolonged due to a high interest, therefore until the 13th of May ,you still have time to enter.
ITS is open to:
• Recent graduates and students (BA or MA) graduating this year
• Young Fashion, Accessories and Jewellery designers
• Team: maximum of two people (one collection/project)
Collaborations with fabric factories / developers / industries / … in the development of innovative materials and techniques are welcomed.

Category: Fashion design
• Menswear, womenswear or agender, season, etc. This is free for applicant to decide! There are not prefixed
styles, categories or themes!
• A minimum 5 – maximum 8 outfits is required.
Category: Accessories
• Categories are as follows: footwear, belts, hats, bags, glasses, body pieces.
• The collection may be a combination of the above categories.
• In footwear, a pair of the same shoes count as 1 piece. It is possible to enter a single right or left shoe.
• Minimum of 5 items is required.
Category: Jewellery
• Categories are as follows: necklaces, rings, brooches, earrings, bracelets and other types of jewels not listed
• The collection may be a combination of the above categories.
• Minimum of 5 items is required


13th of May – Deadline for applications

Last day to complete the application form online for fashion, accessories and jewellery.

17th of May – Deadline for portfolio arrivals

Applicants have to send their portfolios in advance, ensuring they arrive on time

End of June- Selection of the Finalists

The Jury of ITS Contest will select the finalists for fashion, accessories and jewellery. Candidates for special projects will be also selected.

9 – 10 of September – Event ITS Contest 2022 & Preview ITS Arcademy

ITS Contest Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony, plus preview of ITS Arcademy.

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