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Upstyle Award- International Competition for Fashion, Science and Technology

Overview

With the support from Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, “Upstyle Award”- International Competition for Fashion, Science and Technology is the first global scientific and technological innovation competition in the field of fashion and lifestyle. It is organised by Shanghai Promotion Centre for City of Fashion, a not-for-profit organisation directed by Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatisation and supervised by Shanghai Administration Bureau of NGOs. The mission of this competition is to “gather global wisdom, promote fashion design, lead intelligent manufacture and share sci-tech life” by creating an platform for the creatives to present their works and receive well-deserved recognition. The competition also aspires to facilitate the industry transformation of good entries and, in turns, accelerate the scientific and technological advancement of fashion industry.

Starting from 2017, the competition will be held annually, calling especially for innovative and interdisciplinary design that shapes and redefines our lifestyle utilising the power of science and technology.

At the same time, the award will set up a special fund to help young designers make great design into products and provide related services needed for market success.

From Upstyle Award.