Get onboard – and online – with the latest season of the VFILES Runway contest.
VFILES is a creative social networking website and app where users can be part of what’s next. VFILES enables and supports collaboration between its users in every area including design, fashion, art, music and more.
Prospective designers, photographers, models and hair and makeup artists are invited to upload their work to the platform to be consider for the site’s unique crowd-sourced fashion show.
The panel of industry experts who will assess the entries will be announced in the coming weeks. But previous star-studded panel members include Italo Zucchell, former Creative Director of Men’s Calvin Klein Collection; Candy Pratts Price, former Creative Director of Vogue.com, Executive Fashion Director of Style.com; Virgil Abloh, Designer of Off-White, Creative Director for Kanye West; Harold Koda, former Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Dirk Standen, Digital Creative Director at W Magazine and Mel Ottenberg, Stylist to Rihanna and Fashion Director of 032c.
Previous winners have been nominated for top fashion honors, including the CFDA and LVMHawards, and their clothing has been seen on the likes of Rihanna, Beyoncé, Kylie Jenner, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and many more.
Entry details follow below:
Designers (including wearable-tech designers), stylists, hair and makeup artists, photographers and models:
- Create a VFILE profile and upload your work
- Click to submit the vfile as a contest entry for VFILES Runway
- The VFILES team will then review the entries and announce the winners based on popularity marketability, strength of design and feedback from our mentors
Entries close Monday, August 1.
Mentors will be announced in mid-July and finalists will be announced Aug.8. Finalist will be flown to New York City, where the VFILES Runway Show will take place on Sept. 7 at 8 pm.