Launched in 1987 as a local contest, 2023 Taiwan Fashion Design Award marks its 37th edition. Hosted by the Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs and organized by the Taiwan Textile Federation, it’s the earliest official fashion competition in Asia. It was first opened as an international competition in 2013 (27th), and this year is the 10th international competition. The number of contestants exceeds 400 each year, including fashion design departments of universities and new talents who have entered the industry from Taiwan and overseas. The number of contestants in the past has exceeded 14,000, and the total number of winners has reached 287. Through the competition platform, encourage and explore outstanding design talents to enter the industry, and more than 90% of the past winners have becoming the backbone of it.
ONLINE REGISTRATION starts from April 8 to June 30, 2023.
l First prize (one winner):
US$10,000 (tax excluded), a trophy and a certificate.
l Second Prize (two winners):
US$5,000 (tax excluded), a trophy and a certificate.
l Third Prize (three winners: Best Use of Fabrics, Best Pattern Making, Best Market Potential):
US$3,000 (tax excluded), a trophy and a certificate.
l Finalist Prize (six winners):
US$1,000 (tax excluded) and a certificate.
CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT
Foreign finalist residences outside of Taiwan can apply for round-trip air tickets and 2 days accommodation in the period of final selection.
Relevant registration and contest information:
Official website of Taiwan Fashion Design Award
The final selection show of 2022 TFDA