The Scholarship ROCKANDBLUE Design Award, established in 2020 in collaboration with Habit, is a newly founded award with the purpose of discovering young and talented fashion designers from Denmark and Sweden. The award consists of two separate competitions where the winner of each competition will receive a Scholarship at the Habit Fashion Awards on November 19, 2020.
ROCKANDBLUE is a dynamic Scandinavian outerwear brand with both menswear and womenswear. The Swedish brand is distinguished by a strong rock and roll aesthetic, synonymous with a rebellious and youthful mindset, freedom and Scandinavian sophistication. With a long heritage in working with leather and decades of design experience, ROCKANDBLUE has specialized in designing outerwear in leather but also materials such as suede, wool and textile like nylon, down fillings and more.
is to promote Scandinavian Design and aspiring designers from Sweden and Denmark.
is to challenge today’s look, and discover new exciting design within the sections Leather and Outerwear.
The applicants should currently be studying for, or have completed in the past, a relevant degree at any of the schools below, and have a great interest in fashion design and innovation. It is possible to participate in one of the competitions or both of them. The winner of competition 1, “Commercial Leather” is rewarded with a Scholarship of 40.000 Swedish Kronor and the winner of competition 2, “Experimental Outerwear”, is rewarded with a Scholarship of 30.000 Swedish Kronor.
The competition is open for students at the following schools:
- Beckmans Designhögskola
- Textilhögskolan i Borås
- Design School Kolding
- KADK – Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademis Skoler for Arkitektur, Design og Konservering
- SAFD – Scandinavian Academy of Fashion Design
- KEA – Copenhagen School of Design and Technology
Your contribution to the competition needs to be sent in digitally, on the Apply link on www.rockandblue.com/rockandblue-design-award
or sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
and write the competition name in the subject line.
We have decided to extend the application deadline, note that the new application deadline is the 28th of June 2020 (extended date)
For questions regarding the competition, contact email@example.com
The winner of each competition will be contacted in the start of July and then be provided with the material needed for the final step of the process – to create physical garments that will be photographed and presented at Habit Fashion Awards in Stockholm on November 19, 2020. See the competition description for details.
The award winners will have the opportunity to visit the ROCKANDBLUE Design department, as well as taking part in producing photos of the collection. The winners will be credited in the publications where the design is presented. The winners are offered sponsoring for costs for travel and accommodation, in line with agreement.
ROCKANDBLUE is granted the right to the content of submitted contest entries.
ASSESSMENT & SELECTION
The jury consists of well renowned former Head of Design at H&M Margareta van den Bosch, Habit Magazine's Editor in Chief Kajsa Åström and designer and creatives from ROCKANDBLUE.
The contest entries will initially be controlled by the in-house jury to make sure that they meet all requirements. The entries with the highest originality and creativity will be presented to the jury.