Design a print for London Fashion House Issa

Design for Issa

Winner Announced On
November 2, 2011
Issa, the globally acclaimed fashion house is inviting pattern and fashion designers to submit a print design for an Issa dress. Issa is looking for designers to bring their fresh approach, personality and vision which can easily translate into a classically chic silk Issa jersey dress.

Participants should submit one print design for the chance to have it produced into an exclusive dress for Issa's upcoming seasonal line.
"We’re over the moon to be joining forces with Hot New Face and Talenthouse and beginning the search for a unique addition to the Issa family"
- Daniella Helayel, designer and founder of Issa
Brazilian-born Londoner designer Daniella Issa Helayel is known for her acclaimed Issa London label and is recognized for her versatile, form-fitting dresses. A favorite of Kate Middleton's for years prior to her engagement, she has been seen in Issa dresses through the years and has been called an "unofficial brand ambassador. Issa's designs have been seen on celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Scarlett Johansson.

One winner will have their print design produced into a dress for Issa and will receive $1000.


The highest voted submission will receive an exclusive item from Issa's upcoming seasonal line.


Issa and Hot New Face will choose the winner from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries.

A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions and Guidelines.

  • Design must be original (meaning not using third party pre-existing copywritten materials).
  • Participants should retain their original artwork files but designs must be submitted in JPEG or PNG, Max Size 5MB.
  • In order to be chosen as the winner, the selected finalist shall grant ownership of all rights in and to the intellectual property to the winning submission to Issa in consideration for $1,000 prize monies being offered. This transfer will be arranged directly between Issa and the winner.
  • Issa has the right, but not the obligation, to use the winning design.
  • The winner will be allowed to use their submission for portfolio purposes.
  • Issa's name or likeness shall not be used in any manner other than for promotional or marketing purposes related to the submissions.
Key Dates
  • Submit By: October 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: October 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: October 20, 2011 at 10:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: November 2, 2011
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