Call for Entries: Independent Handbag Designer Awards
To all of you Rocky Balboa’s in accessories design, here’s a competition for you. Website Handbag Designer 101 has opened submissions for its Second Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards™. There isn’t a monetary prize, but the overall winner gets a free booth at the WWDMAGIC Accessories Show in Vegas in August ($6000) and finalists can offer their bags on the website Bag, Borrow, or Steal and will have their work displayed in a window at Henri Bendel.
The website provides detailed requirements for each of the following categories of the competition: Best Student Made Handbag, Best Handmade Handbag, Most Socially Responsible Handbag, Best Green Handbag, Audience-Selected Handbag, Best Handbag in Overall Style & Design. There is no application fee, and entry is as simple as uploading a jpeg of your design. Deadline for entries is 11:59 on April 18.