EURASIAN FASHION WEEK in collaboration with Istituto Europeo di Design IED is holding a contest for young designers from the Republic of Kazakhstan and is announcing about a scholarship to study in the IED Summer School of Fashion in Italy in 2020 and monetary prize.

Theme of the Contest

PRET-A-PORTE with ECO and national elements.


to support young designers and develop consumer industry in Kazakhstan, as well as to attract investments in this field of activity.


men and women and fashion people above 18.

Cultural heritage and national tradition have always been inspiration of designers. Transformation and adaptation of stiles is a modern trend of the international fashion industry. This topic was chosen as the main leitmotif of the contest for young designers. The participants of the contest are supposed to present their answers to the questions, showing a subjective interpretation of the rich national culture of Kazakhstan in the modern world.

Contestants shall try to approach the notion of "Sustainable Fashion" (production of clothing from recycled or environmentally friendly materials), using textile developments of the future - Fabric For Future - in the sketches of their collection.

These ideas can serve as a starting point, but should not restrict the participants:
1. Innovative Textile and Digital Printing on Fabrics.
2. Ecological Textile and Bio / Natural Materials.

Students of higher educational institutions in design, consumer and textile industry, as well as young designers of clothes and amateur designers at the age of 18 years and above are invited to participate in the Contest.

All participants will be divided into two categories according to their education and experience:
1. Junior;
2. Professionals.

Deadline for application is

20 August, 2020

23:59 Nur-Sultan time

The jury will announce the list of semi-finalists till

10 September, 2020

in Almaty. Date of Semi-final can be changed.

Semifinalists must confirm participation
in the final within 3 days.


The Contest is in 3 stages.
• Qualification: accepting applications
• Semi-final *
• Final ***

* Please pay attention at the "requirements".


Contest enstries at the 1st stage shall be evaluated by the Jury according to the following criteria:

• Relevance of the idea and the prêt-à-porter style;
• Individuality and originality;
• Technological and design execution of the presented collection;


• Schollarship to study in the IED Summer School of Fashion in Italy in 2020. * **
• Monetary prize.
• Prize from EURASIAN FASHION WEEK – to participate in Fashion Show. ***
• Prizes from Partners


Giovanni Ottonello – Art Director of IED, Istituto Europeo di Design, Italy
Baizhanova Irina – General Producer of EURASIAN FASHION WEEK
Olga Kim – Founder of “BROSH”, “Olga Kim Jewelry”, designer of brand “Anthena Clothing”, Art-Director of EURASIAN FASHION WEEK
Korlan Madi – Ambassador of EURASIAN FASHION WEEK in Europe, founder and owner of KKapsule fashion portal and design store International Fashion Model
Asel Adil – Founder of brand Adili

* The winner pays for the cost of the trip, food and accommodation on their own.
** In order to win the scholarship, one should speak English fluently.
*** The winner pays for the cost of the trip, accommodation and the manufacture of the collection on their own.
**** Fashion Business School – courses based on EURASIAN FASHION WEEK


within the framework of


+7 707 263-4488 – office EURASIAN FASHION WEEK
+7 777 222-7577 – Ainur Rai, Representative of EURASIAN FASHION WEEK