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Welcome to the FAQs page of AI Fashion Week 2023. Here, you’ll find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the event. From event details and registration to jury selection and prizes…

Whether you’re a designer looking to participate or just an enthusiast eager to experience the future of fashion, this page will provide you with the information you need.

Browse through our FAQs to learn more about AI Fashion Week 2023 and get ready to be a part of the revolution in fashion and technology.

Can I enter the competition ?

Yeah, absolutely! If you’re an AI fashion aficionado using the latest tools, this competition is for you. Just keep in mind, we’ve got some guidelines in place to ensure a consistent and visually stunning outcome, elevating your AI creations to Vogue-level standards. 

When is the final deadline to submit ?

The final deadline to apply for the competition is 15 April 2023 (apply here)

When will I know if I'm selected ?

You will be notified individually via email on a case-by-case basis.

What is the competition process like?

The voting process will consist of two rounds. In the first round, the collections will be evaluated by your followers, viewers, and the wider community through online voting.

The top 10 collections from the first round will then proceed to the second round, where they will be judged by a panel of esteemed industry experts on the AI Fashion Week jury

What will happen if I win the competition ?

The top 3 winners as selected by the jury will be supported by our Fashion/Tech incubator in partnership with The Revolve Group. Their collections will be brought to life through production and sold online. 

How many Images do I need submit for my final collection?

We are asking for a minimum of 15 images (and max of 30) – Please include at least 5 detail shots (bags, shoes, accessories..) And a big plus if you also add images for your front row, backstage and street style before the show.

How my final collection images needs to look ?

We aim to deliver Vogue-quality results with the collections, which is why we’ve established guidelines to ensure consistency in designs, shows, and models.

Is it mandatory to create extra images ?

No, you’re not obligated to generate additional images, but it would be advantageous for you to do so. By creating a comprehensive representation of your collection, which includes not just the runway looks but also the backstage, front row, and street style, you will provide a more complete picture of your vision and increase your chances of being selected for the next round. So, consider what your collection would look like in different settings and showcase it accordingly. 

How far can I go with my creativity?

You have carte blanche on creativity, but it is crucial to keep in mind that the collections will be prêt-à-porter and not Haute-couture, because the aim of the competition is to facilitate the reproduction and sale of your collection ! it is also important to take current trends into consideration. 

Is it possible to choose my own runway decor?

Absolutely! You have complete creative control over your show’s production design. Whether it’s set in an abstract, fantastical world or a more realistic location, as long as there’s a catwalk visible in the image, the possibilities are endless. Just be sure to maintain consistency throughout all your images to give the impression of a cohesive show. 

How does the voting system work?

We’re working hard to ensure the competition is as fair as possible for all contestants, and we’re rolling out a voting system via the AIFW app to prevent any fraudulent activities. To cast your vote, each person will have a total of 2 votes to give to their top picks. 

Can I use any AI Tools for my collection ?

Yes! You have the flexibility to use any tool of your choice, whether it be Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, Dalle2, or any other available option. Just keep in mind that the final image quality and consistency of your collection will be judged in the competition.

Can I use Photoshop or any editing tools ?

Yes! You may use Photoshop or any editing tools (such as Gimp) to address any glitches or imperfections generated by the AI, such as unnatural eye or hands. Additionally, you can utilize it to enhance the runway backgrounds.

However, it is important to ensure that any editing is minimal and not overly noticeable. 

When and where will the event take place?

The AI Fashion Week 2023 will be held at Spring Studios in New York City.
The dates for the event have been confirmed for 20-21 April 2023. 

Can I create video for my collection?

Absolutely! The more resources you provide for your collection, the greater the likelihood of being showcased and chosen for the next round!
Aspect ratio can be horizontal or vertical. (Vertical being better for Social Media and Mobile)