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About the Competition 2017-18

Launched in 2012, the DLF Emporio Design Awards has been created to encourage and support young fashion designers. Each year, DLF Emporio recognizes and honors young, innovative and emerging talent in the field of fashion and design.

To give a quick background on the awards, DLF Emporio Design Awards 2016-17 winners, Anurag Gupta, Ishant Goyal and Sunil Chauhan were adjudged by a special jury consisting of stalwarts such as ace designer duo Shantanu & Nikhil, FDCI President Sunil Sethi, Harper's Bazaar Bride India editor Nonita Kalra and Executive Vice President of Luxury Retail and Hospitality, Dinaz Madhukar.

To help them develop their creative work, DLF Emporio will give the three winners:

A grand opportunity to retail their collection at DLF Emporio that houses more than 100 International and Indian luxury brands
Dedicated coverage in the most coveted issue of DLF Emporio magazine- The Wedding Issue 2018
Media coverage and promotions on DLF Emporio's social media handles



Apparel and Accessory


Flora and Fauna

Ways to interpret 'Flora and Fauna' Designers can simply:
Use fabrics that depict flora or fauna
Use flora and fauna based motif.
Create a garment that is inspired by the aesthetic of a particular bit of flora or fauna
Combines flora and fauna with the exciting colours and broken lines of Fauvism, Futurism and Cubism


Apparel designers should create contemporary and eclectic silhouettes. Accessory designers can use various elements of nature to not just create jewellery pieces but shoes, scarves, hair ornaments etc.

All designers should create modern and unique pieces which will catch the eye of the judges.

We encourage you to integrate the DLF Emporio logo in your design creations. Please Click the link for the logo

Interested candidates need to fill the participation form in Apply section along with their sketch/product shot/model image of their design with 100 word description.
Entries close on 17th December, 2017.
After pre jury round in December 2017, finalists will be given at least 30 days to physically make the shortlisted design entry which then has to be handed over to DLF Emporio.
The final jury round will take place in Feb 2018 wherein a panel of industry experts will identify the top three winners.