Calling all Fashion Illustrators!

We have some exciting news for all you budding Fashion illustrators out there!

ShopStyle Illustration by Zarina Liew MBFWB

(c) Zarina Liew for ShopStyle, Fashion Fringe Partner and the UK’s leading fashion shopping site, is looking for the best young illustrator to showcase their sketching skills in front of the fashion elite at our Final Catwalk Show, taking place on September 18th during London Fashion Week.

You can pick up tips from the brilliant Zarina Liew, ShopStyle’s resident illustrator and Vogue magazine’s One to Watch, before you take up your tools to sketch the final collections and guests at the prestigious Fashion Fringe Catwalk Show.

With guests including top fashion commentator Colin McDowell MBE and Christopher Bailey, this year’s Fashion Fringe Chair and Chief Creative Officer at Burberry, it will be an audience with British fashion royalty. Our designers’ show closes this season’s London Fashion Week and the finale of our year-long search to find the best new design talent.

If you want to win the chance to sketch at the event and to showcase your winning illustration in the official Show Programme, simply submit a “catwalk fantastic” illustration inspired by an AW12 trend of your choice and email your entry to: before 2nd September 2012.

Entries need to be a jpeg no larger than 300kb and please mention the trend that has inspired your drawing. All entries will be judged by our incredible panel including ShopStyle Director Sarah Bush, illustrator Zarina Liew and Fashion Fringe Founder & Creative Director, Colin McDowell MBE. The Winner will be notified by email by 7th September.

So put your tools to paper and send us your best designs by September 2nd, to be in with a chance of winning this unique experience.

Good luck!


*Terms and conditions:
1. Registering is completely free of charge.

2. There is one prize to be won.

3. Only one entry is allowed per person.

4. Competition closing date: 2nd September 2012

5. The prize consists of a pair of tickets, image used at the event and invites to attend pre and post show to draw illustrations of other guests. NB: tickets won will be a pair of tickets for winner to be accompanied by a friend of their choice. Travel included.

6. Winners will be expected to make their own accommodation arrangements.

7. This competition is open to UK residents only. Employees of, or those representing, ShopStyle or their affiliated companies, their families, cohabitants, agents or anyone else connected with the promotion, are not eligible to enter.

8. Entrants must be 16 or over.

9. The prize is non-negotiable and non-refundable.

10. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

11. Entry must be made by the entrant. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, including but limited to commercial competitions, subscription, notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified from this free prize draw. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.

12. Entered illustrations must be the sole work of the entrant.

13. Illustrations must be hand drawn and should not be computer generated.

14. Shopstyle has the right to change/update these terms and conditions from time to time.

15. Shopstyle is the promoter of this competition and can be contacted at Cherish PR The Swan Business Centre Fishers lane Chiswick London W4 1RX

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  1. becky burns August 25, 2012

    Hi, I have tried to email and illustration to the e-mail address provided but I keep getting a delivery notification failure for some reason. Is there another email address I can submit my illustration to?

    • Fashion Fringe August 28, 2012

      Hi Becky. Thanks so much for alerting us to this. We are currently checking with the ShopStyle team to find out what the problem is. In the meantime you can send your application to us at Fashion Fringe and we will make sure it is passed on to the judging panel. You can email us at Good luck! FF x

    • Fashion Fringe August 28, 2012

      We’ve now rectified this and replaced the email address in the copy above, so all entries for this competition should be emailed to Sorry for any confusion! FF x

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