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Contest

LAUNCH YOUR BRAND CONTEST

WITH APPARELMARK

Calling all prospective fashion dreamers, designers, innovators and creators!

Take a shot at a $9000+ prize package including free creative design services,  free development package, free pattern creation, and free expert fitting review at a part of our Dare to Dream contest!

Simply read the details below, submit your vision and get a chance to WIN our Go to Market Service Package with everything you need to bring your idea to life.

Grand Prize Value $9500

DESIGN PACKAGE
Experienced Design Talent to execute your concepts and designs
DEVELOPMENT
Dedicated Technical team to build out your technical package
FABRIC SOURCING
Innovative Fabric Specialists with access to the most suited material
FITTING ROUNDS
Detailed Prototyping and Fitting support to bring your idea to life
VENDOR ENROLLMENT
Global manufacturing connections to set you up for full scale production
LABEL DEVELOPMENT
Customized labels to finalize your market-ready package

HOW TO PLAY

  1. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook.
  2. Fill out our Web Form Questionnaire below by April 30, 2020.
  3. Be ready to pitch your idea to our partners during a Semi-Final Round interviews being held from May 7-14.
  4. The winning candidate will be notified via email on May 30. You will have 24 hours to accept or decline.
  5. The winner will be made public on June 1, 2020.

CONTEST DETAILS

  1. Our partners will review each submission received and select ONE winner based on the following criteria: Originality, Marketability, Functionality, Scalability and Sustainability.
  2. The contest prize has a value of $9500 and will consist of a Full Service Package to bring a “hero style” to market, additional styles beyond the initial concept will be considered at project launch.
  3. The contest prize consists of the Full Service Package only as it pertains to executable services of Apparelmark, expected physical cost associated with: production, fabric, packaging, freight, duties, and sample fees will be the responsibility of the winning brand owner(s).
  4. No Geographical area restrictions, we are open to entries from around the globe.
  5. Idea concepts must be ready to be started in 2020 with final market launch date by 2021-2022.

Web Form Questionnaire

  1. What is the intent behind the design?
  2. What category is it? (Womenswear, menswear, accessories, outerwear, athletic wear, etc.)
  3. What are the specific features or performance qualities that you want to include?
  1. Describe your target market and why they need this product
  2. What is the age range, demographic, market segment you want to champion?
  3. What is your intended distribution channel? (Online, retail, wholesale, Kickstarter, etc.)
  1. Do you have a Brand Name yet?
  2. Do you have any Marketing Stories prepared?
  1. Have you identified your closest competitor?
  2. Do you have any strong reference samples?
  1. What is your background?
  2. Do you have any previous experience in apparel?