...International Talent Support

ITS is a platform for creative minds and has reached edition number TEN. ITS stands for International Talent Support. The mission is stated in the name: to give visibility, support and a voice to young talent from every corner of the earth and offer the chance to liberate creativity through financial opportunities, work placements and occasions to have their work shown to a jury made up of real experts. ITS is comprised of 4 competitions and has many prizes:

The established fashion competition for final year students of fashion design schools and young designers has reached its ninth edition. The bridge between schools and the fashion industry year after year, giving students and designers exposure and the opportunity for job offers.

The only accessory competition in the world embracing all fields of accessories design (footwear, hardwear, softwear, bodywear and jewellery) is back for its fourth year with a contest dedicated to all types of accessories.

A newly opened contest exclusively dedicated to jewelry in all of its diverse forms, from rings to necklaces, earings and more! Dedicated to all jewelry students and young jewelry designers in the world.

ITS are due to launch in the beginning of 2012 and will have the complete entry requirements with all deadlines ready for designers then. But in the meantime a little bit of information: ITS fashion is open to college students in their final year of a Fashion Design course (BA or MA), recent Fashion Design graduates, young talents who work as Fashion Designers.

You must prepare a portfolio that contains:
# sketches (both artistic and technical sketches) of a collection of 5-8 outfits
# a concept
# photos of your past or current work
# a CV
# your registration form

The deadline is late March 2012. More information will be uploaded in the new year when ITS launches for 2012.