CTFOF designer contest


World Fashion Council is on the lookout to honour a young designer to spark a real change in the fashion industry!

The time has come for this once-in-a-life-time opportunity to create a new norm in the industry! Are you a bright young talent, just beaming to showcase new ideas and break the  boundaries of the fashion world? Then do not miss out on submitting an application for ‘Changing the Face of Fashion 2020’ contest.

The International Fashion Weeks motto is the Change the Face of Fashion. We stand by breathing new life into the international fashion scene, by introducing futuristic ideas and practices to the now. Every aspect from design, to our models, and the theatrics of our shows: we believe in empowerment for all and taking a humanist approach to fashion. Are you ready to make this change happen alongside us?

This competition especially welcomes aspiring designers, or fresh graduates, to brave this bold step with us. To enter, applicants must submit an online application through this link. Should you proceed to the second round, applicants will be prompted to submit a creative elevator-pitch video introduction of themselves and their brands. A successful applicant is one with strong designs, unique perspective, and a great sense of ambition and drive. We are on the look-out for a trailblazer designer who believes in the same cause!

The inspiring winner of CTFOF 2020 will be showcased as such at the International Fashion Week Amsterdam 2020 event, with travel and stay accorded. Winner will also receive 1 year of branding and marketing as per their title through International Fashion Weeks events, and our press coverage.

Are you the bold creative to join us in this pioneering journey?
Wait no more and submit an entry!

Application Process

The process will be done in three (3) rounds. The First Round will be evaluated based on the online application. In the Second Round, applications will be invited to submit a creative elevator-pitch video to convey their vision and personal story. Successful applicants from this round will proceed to the Third Round: by winning the hearts of our panel of judges and social media followers.


Applicants must obligatory complete the application form and supply a certain amount of information concerning their project


Applicants that will pass the form cut will continue to the second round, and will need to shoot a short creative video where they show their collection, talk about inspiration and brand, culture, etc.


This is the final round where the 10 finalists selected from the previous rounds, will compete for the first place.

Think you have what it takes? Submit your entry!
Best of luck, brave designers!



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