Title: Fashion Competition - Your Label 2010
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Please read the following articles on BBC Webwise:
Win a chance to showcase your own designs during London Fashion Week
THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED!!!
BBC Blast in partnership with the V&A
The winners of the Your Label 2010 competition are:
Roxanna & Megan
Megan, Holly & Becky
All winning designs will be showcased on this page soon.
How to enter
Using the V&A on-line collections as inspiration, design your own fashion collection to enter our competition. Winning designers will win fashion masterclasses from industry pros to help them create their collection for the catwalk during London Fashion Week.
Either as an individual or in groups of up to 6 have a look at the "Ceramics", "Japanese" or "Medieval and Renaissance" collections from the V&A. Pick one collection to use as inspiration to create your collection design. Your entry must consist of:
- a moodboard: what's this?
- a concept statement (maximum of 200 words)
- a capsule collection of 3 outfit designs (you can design up to 6 if you would like)
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
- Originality and creative flair;
- How you use the V&A collection to inspire the designs;
- How well your designs work together as a collection; and
- The creative thought process in your explanation (concept statement).
Upload your moodboard, statement and designs to the BBC Blast Website tagged "your_label_comp" or post your entry to Blast Your Label, MC3D3 Media Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7TQ to arrive before the deadline (Monday 14th June 2010) or email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org
A judging panel including fashion experts will select the up to 10 winning collections.
The designers of the winning entries will win masterclasses with fashion industry professionals and exclusive mentoring to create their collections for catwalk showcase during London Fashion Week.
Resources to help you get started
- Getting Inspiration
- Inspiration from the V&A on-line collections Or search the complete V&A on-line collections
- Step-by-step videos to help you create your own fashion label
- Step-by-step guide to creating a moodboard
- What is a concept statement? Definition: A brief written description of where you got the inspiration for your collection. What gave you the idea for your designs?
Videos to help you get inspired and get started:
Your Label 2010 Competition Rules
- The BBC's code of conduct for competitions applies to this competition. You can read more about it here: BBC Competitions Policy..
- Entry is open to all UK residents (including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) who are aged between 13 and 19 at the closing date of the competition, except BBC employees or those of its affiliates and their close relatives or any person connected to the competition. . Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be requested
- If the entrant is under 18, their parent or guardian must consent to the entry and confirm the entrant's compliance with these terms and conditions. Proof of this consent may be requested.
- Entrants must design a new fashion label inspired by one of the following V&A collections:
Entries must consist of:
- A mood board
- A concept statement of no more than 200 words
- A capsule collection of 3 outfit designs
Entries must also include the entrants:
- Contact telephone number
- Email address
- The competition opens at midday on 6th April. Entries received before this date will not be considered.
Entries must be submitted either:
- By post to the following address: "Your Label Competition" BBC Blast Online, MC3 D3, 201 Wood Lane. London. W12 7TS
- By email to the following email address: email@example.com with the subject "Your Label" in the subject bar.
- Upload to the Blast website tagged "your_label_comp" and also tagged with your team name.
- Images submitted electronically as part of entry must be formatted as *.jpg;*.jpeg;*.png;*.tiff and no larger than 20mb.
- Closing time for entries is 1700 on Monday 14 June 2010. Submissions received after this time will not be considered. Entries will not be returned so please remember to keep a copy.
- Entrants can enter individually or as part of a group. If entering as a group, all entrants must meet the entry requirements and have evidence of any consent required. Only one entry per person is permitted including any group entries. If you submit more than one entry, only the first entry received will be considered.
- All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The BBC accepts no liability if entrants ignore these rules and entrants agree to fully indemnify the BBC against any claims by any third party arising from any breach of these rules.
- Entries must not contain defamatory, obscene, offensive or any other unsuitable material. Entries must be suitable to be broadcast by the BBC to audiences of all ages.
- Entrants retain the copyright in their entries but grant to the BBC a non-exclusive licence to broadcast their entry across all media, as well as use it on any online platforms.
- Entrants permit the BBC to edit or change entries in any way it may in its sole discretion consider necessary for the purposes of use in the competition and the uses set out in clause 14 above.
- By entering the competition, entrants or their parent or guardian warrant that they have legal capacity to enter the competition and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
- Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
- Originality and creative flair;
- How the V&A collection is used to inspire the designs;
- How well the designs work together as a collection; and
- The creative thought process in the explanation.
- Entries will be judged through the following process:
- The judging panel will consist of a representative from the BBC, a representative from the V&A and at least one other industry expert.
- The judging panel will select up to 10 winning entries by evaluating all entries against the selection criteria outlined above.
- For all selected entries, the person named as the main contact on the entry form will be contacted by the BBC no later than Friday 25 June 2010. Where an entrant is under 18, the BBC will require proof of their parent or guardian's consent to their entry and confirmation of the entrant's compliance with these terms and conditions. If proof of this cannot be provided the BBC reserves the right to disqualify the entry and offer the prize to the next best entry. If the winner cannot be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made to do so, the BBC reserves the right to offer the prize to the next best entry.
- Winning groups and/or individuals will be offered face-to face tutorials (at least one session) to help them on the creation of their garments. Winning groups and individuals will showcase their work during London Fashion Week. Winners will be invited to a Fashion Festival event at the V&A Museum on Saturday 2 October 2010. The BBC will provide reasonable travel and accommodation to winners and for one chaperone per winning group or individual entry where winners are under 16. The prize is as stated and cannot be deferred or transferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
- The names of each entrant whose entry is broadcast or used on-line will be made public. Entrants must agree to take part in any post-competition publicity if required.
- The BBC's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
- The BBC reserves the right to disqualify any entry which breaches any of these Terms and Conditions or to withhold or withdraw a prize if in its opinion entries do not reach the required standard.
- The BBC reserves the right to cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside its control. In this event, a notice will be posted on the Blast website.
- The BBC reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any stage, including changing or substituting the prize. In this event, a notice will be posted on the Blast website.
- The BBC, its sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, Internet access, system, the post or otherwise which may result in any entry being lost or not properly registered or recorded. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.
- These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.