About Upstyle Award

To honor and recognize both local and international talents for their most outstanding and significant contributions in the fields of fashion and science and technology, “UPSTYLE AWARD,” an international competition for creative professionals around the world is formed to create an avenue for exchange of innovative ideas and scientific and technological knowledge and information in the fashion industry. With the support from China National Textile And Apparel Council and Shanghai Leading Group Office for Promoting Cultural and Creative Industries Development,“UPSTYLE AWARD”, organized by Shanghai Promotion Center for City of Fashion, is committed to cultivating and strengthening the creative minds of design talents in the industry by showcasing their avant-garde designs that demonstrate quality of excellence and innovation.

Starting from 2017, the competition will be held annually, calling especially for innovative and interdisciplinary design that shapes and redefines our lifestyle utilizing the power of science and technology.

At the same time, the award will set up a special fund to help young designers make great design into products and provide related services needed for market success.