“Nagoya Fashion Contest 2024” Call for Entries, 名古屋時裝大賽 報名截止日: 5/16(四)

Application Qualifications
The contest is open to everyone.
You must be able to create works based on the design sketch, and attend the final public judging and the rehearsal the day before in Nagoya City at your own cost.


Application Method
Produce a design sketch (for women, men or children ) on a B4-size (257x364 mm) sheet of drawing paper.
→ Please confirm the Application Guidelines (format: PDF) from here.


Application Fee
1) If you send sketches from outside Japan, application fee is waived.
2) If you send sketches from Japan, you need to pay 500 yen for each sketch as application fee by “Kogawase” of Japan post office.
*Please don’t fill anything in “Kogawase”.
*Cash or stamp will not be accepted.


Deadline for Submissions
Submissions must be received to Nagoya Fashion Association
not later than Thursday, May 16, 2024 by post or courier.
*Submissions via e-mail will not be accepted.


Hiromichi Nakano (fashion designer) /head judge
Yumiko Hara (fashion director)
Tamae Hirokawa (fashion designer)
Aguri Sagimori (fashion designer)


Initial Judging (based on sketches)
Early June 2024
Finalists will be notified by e-mail around late June.
The result will be announced on this website.


Final Public Judging and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, September 12, 2024
The final public judging will take the form of runway show with professional models.
The awards ceremony will be held after the judging.
Venue: Design Hall (3rd Floor, Design Center Building, 3-18-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Japan)


Awards and Cash Prizes
Grand Prize (1 winner): 1 million yen
Gold Prize (1 winner): 300,000 yen
Silver Prize (1 winner): 100,000 yen
Encouragement Prize (a few winners): 50,000 yen
Finalists (excluding prize winners) who show at the final public judging: 30,000 yen


Nagoya Fashion Promotion Committee
(formed by Nagoya Fashion Association, City of Nagoya, and Nagoya Industries Promotion Corporation)


Special sponsors

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Supported by
Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Aichi Prefecture
Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Application Mailing Address and Contact
Nagoya Fashion Association
6th Floor, Design Center Building,
3-18-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City 460-0008, Japan
Tel: +81-52-265-2030 Fax: +81-52-265-2036
E-mail: nfa@n-fashion.com