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Please fill out your application by pressing the                         button.


​The first section of the application form will require information that will confirm your eligibility based on the “Who May Enter” section criteria of the Terms & Conditions page of the content linked here.


​Please fill in all relevant and required personal information to ensure we are able to properly identify you.


​ Please fill in all relevant educational information.


​​ Please fill in all relevant work experience.


First Round - Initial Application

Based on the instructions and the format in the below sample files as well as in the application, upload the following information for the initial application as one PDF file by 11:59PM Eastern Time July 15, 2018:

  • Name of collection

  • Mood board

  • Illustrations of five original finished clothing designs

  • A summary statement in English including how this collection is inspired by eastern culture and/or arts. (Maximum 100 words)

An initial round of deliberation and judging shall be conducted with up to 3 finalists selected in each competition category to proceed to the next round. 

Final Round - Final Application 

The selected finalists from the first round will have until 11:59PM Eastern Time October 20th to create their five original illustrated designs and submit pictures (front and back) for the final application.  Judges will then deliberate and select the winning design in each category with the winning entries announced on November 30th, 2018.

All pages of the templates below as well as the PDF submission should be arranged in landscape format on standard letter page dimensions (Width 11.0 inches x Height 8.5 inches).

Participants can select multiple categories for the collection submitted in each entry as well as submit multiple entries for multiple collections. Fees for each individual entry are charged independently of other entries.

Sample Template and Instructions:


  • ​Confirm that all the information you have entered in the application form is correct and original

  • Confirm that you have read the Terms and Conditions of ETFashion GDA 2018 and agree to the terms of service



  • After submitting the application form and paying the applicable registration fees, you will receive a confirmation email indicating completion of your application.


  • The deadline for initial applications is on July 15th, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. Any initial applications received after this time will not be accepted.

  • The deadline for final applications is on October 20th, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. Any final applications received after this time will not be accepted.

  • Please note that you will NOT be able to amend your application once submitted.

  • All information must be filled out in English. No other languages will be accepted.

  • All artwork must be original creations designed by the applicant themselves.

  • Name, logo, watermark, school, employer, and any other information are NOT allowed in any form in the PDF submission.

  • Following receipt of any applications, the ETFashion GDA team may contact applicants for further information, such as verification of professional experience and eligibility. ETFashion, Inc. reserves the right to determine and disqualify any entry that does not adhere entirely to the stated criteria with no obligation to refund any registration fees.

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