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Design the official uniform of the All Flip-Flops staff nationwide
Threads Design the official uniform of the All Flip-Flops staff nationwide

Budding designers, this might just be that one shot you need to get your fashion career on a roll.


WHAT: Threads”, a contest about designing the official uniform for the staff of Havaianas go-to boutique, All Flip-Flops, nationwide. Designs must be functional and fashionable, of course. Contest period is from January 13 until March 2, 2009.


WHO CAN JOIN: The contest is open to all Filipino fashion design students, who are at least 18 years old and permanent residents of the Philippines.


HOW TO JOIN:

1.Get yourself an entry form
E-mail the secretariat at threads@havaianasphilippines.com for an entry form, with “threads entry form” as subject of your email. Entry forms are also available at the administration office of selected partner design schools and colleges.


2.Complete the entry form
Each entry must contain two original complementing designs—one for males and another for females. Submitted designs must include the following:

Detailed drawing/ illustration of the design

Technical write up detailing the design

Swatches of the materials to be used

Sample accessories to be used (if any)

Estimate fabric consumption for each design

Budget/ estimate for cost of each uniform


3. Submit the entry form
After completely filling up your form, put it in a short brown envelope, and label it with the following details:

Name of the contest: “Threads”

Your name

Complete mailing address

Contact number

Signature


Forms must be submitted in the Greenbelt 5 branch of All Fip-Flops. If you live in the province, no worries! Provincial entries will be accepted in All Flip-Flop stores at SM City Davao and SM City Cebu.


CRITERIA:

Fashionability (vs the Havaianas brand): 25%

Functionality (vs the All Flip Flops staff's job description): 30%

Practicality (in terms of production and cost): 30%

Creativity/uniqueness: 15%


PRIZES:

1st prize: P20,000 in cash. Design will be used as the official uniform of the All Flip-Flops staff nationwide.

2nd prize: P15,000 in cash

3rd prize: P10,000 in cash

Designs of the 2nd and 3rd prize winners may also be used as options for future All Flip-Flops uniforms.


PROCLAMATION OF WINNERS
Winners will be noted via phone call and registered mail. Names of the winners will first be posted here, on Style Bible.


Design away!


-Renee Puno, Editorial Assistant

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