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DREAM CONTEST

2015. Dream Contest

Creating the Denim Dream fashion brand was an old dream of the founder of Poldma Kaubanduse AS and in 2013 it become true with many people working together on this exciting project. Already during the first season the Denim Dream clothing brand become the top-selling brand in the Denim Dream multi-brand stores that has all the best brands in the world. This is why we would like people to think big and try to achieve their plans and goals, because we believe that with hard work and dedication one’s wishes can one day become true.

 

Fashion Designer Contest

If you have dreamed about creating your own fashion collection and need support for bringing this dream into reality, then you can take part of the Denim Dream Foundation’s fashion designer contest.

We are looking to find everyone to apply for this contest, who passionately reach for their dreams, are honest in everything they do, are friendly and positive in their mindset, and open and talkative in their personality.

 

The Application Letter and the Budget

The Denim Dream Foundation creates the third Dream Contest and the stipend award in 2015 is €5000, which will be awarded to one fashion designer to create his/her fashion collection. For the first time the contest will be international: in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

In order to apply for the contest, please send the application letter in free form by November 22 to the email sihtasutus@denimdream.ee with one’s short introduction, portfolio and the exact description of the dream.

Please also write the reason why you feel you deserve to win the stipend award.

 

The Conditions for Receiving and Using the Award in 2015:

-       By 01.04.2016 the sample collection for Fall/Winter 2016 collection for men or women shall be ready

-       The sample collection consists of at least 15 different products

-       Altogether the collection must have at least 50 ready-to-sale products (different sizes, colors etc), which will go on sale to one Denim Dream store

-       The contest winner will receive 67% of the net sales (without VAT) of the products

-       The products will go on sale with the designer’s brand name

 

Awarding the €5000 award to the contest winner:

The first payment will be €2500 and after that later on the designer will receive the other half of the award. The winner of the contest must be able to use the money in a way that there would be a total of 15 different product samples and at least 50 ready-to-sale products. The €5000 award should cover all the material and production costs.

When writing the application letter please follow these guidelines:

1)     Short introduction of oneself (Name, age, location, education, work/school, interests/hobbies)

2)     Exact description of your dream and why would you like to make it come true. What have you done before in your life to make your dream come true and what are you willing to do in the future?

3)     How would you use the €5000 stipend award to make your dream come true?

4)     Why do you feel you deserve to receive the award?

5)     Please add your portfolio as well.

6)     If possible, then please also add a picture of yourself

 

The contest starts 30.10.2015

The deadline for sending the applications is 22.11.2015

The results of the contest will be announced at least by 21.12.2015

 

Please read also the conditions and rules of the contest in the following websites:

Website1

Website 2

 

The newest information can be found on the Denim Dream Foundation Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/DenimDreamFoundation

 

 

CONDITIONS 2015

Conditions

1.       In order to take part of the Denim Dream Foundation fashion designer contest one must send a letter of application either in Estonian or in English by the date of 22.11.2015 to Denim Dream Foundation’s e-mail address sihtasutus@denimdream.ee or by regular mail to the address Ehitajate tee 120, 13517 Tallinn with the keyword Denim Dream Foundation.

2. The conditions for receiving and using the €5000 contest award in 2015:

- By 01.04.2016 the sample collection for Fall/Winter 2016 collection for men or women shall be ready

-       The sample collection consists of at least 15 different products

-       Altogether the collection must have at least 50 ready-to-sale products (different sizes, colors etc), which will go on sale to one Denim Dream store

-       The contest winner will receive 67% of the net sales(without VAT) of the products

-       The products will go on sale with the designer’s brand name

 

Awarding the €5000 award to the contest winner:

The first payment will be €2500 and after that later one the designer will receive the other half of the award. The winner of the contest must be able to use the money in a way that there would be a total of 15 different product samples and at least 50 ready-to-sale products. The €5000 award should cover all the material and production costs.

3. The winner of the contest will be announced at latest by 21.12.2015

4. The jury of the Denim Dream Foundation will pick out 10 people from all the people who sent their applications and after interviews with them will choose the winner, who will receive €5000 in order to create their own fashion collection.

5. The award stipend will be given to a positive, confident and good person, who strives for his/her dreams and wishes to make it come true.

6. Children below the age of 18 can take part of the Denim Dream Foundation contest with their parent’s written consent.

7. The applicants allow their applications to be published to the Foundation’s Facebook page or Dream magazine if necessary. The winner of the contest is willing to let us know of his/her endeavors in the future as well to the foundation.

8. The employees of Poldma Kaubanduse AS, Poldma Kaubanduse AS Filiale Latvija and UAB Poldma are not allowed to take part of the contest.

 

 

RULES 2015

RULES

 

1.      The stipend award for the contest is 5000eur. The executive board of the foundation has the right to change the size of the stipend award.

2.      The executive board of the Denim Dream Foundation has the right to not pay out the stipend award if there are no adequate candidates. The executive board of the Denim Dream Foundation has the right to add new candidates outside the contest, if there are not enough applications for the contest.

3.      Before picking the nominees for the contest award the Denim Dream Foundation executive board shall examine the applications of the contestants, their dreams, their past actions and other aspects of their lives.

4.      The Denim Dream Foundation announces the nominees of the contest before announcing the winner of the contest.

5.      The winner of the contest defines the exact costs for the creation of the fashion collection and is honest and fair in the execution of them.

6.      The applicant of the contest must give over the invoices of the costs for the creation of the fashion collection to the Denim Dream Foundation by the dates mentioned in the stipend agreement. If that is not done, then Denim Dream Foundation has the right to ask back the stipend award money.