Misses Dressy Fashion Sketch Contest

MissesDressy.com, is a designer gown retailer that would like to give back to the fashion community by offering students in related fields the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the world of fashion and design and win up to $1000 plus the opportunity to participate in fashion industry internships. 

Misses Dressy is providing the opportunity for fashion students to compete in a fashion sketch competition. The competition has two levels of competition: Round 1 which is school level competition and Round 2 which is a regional competition.  The winner of the first round will receive a cash prize of $200.00. The second round involves a more challenging contest, in which a larger cash prize of $1,000.00 is awarded. Finally, certain second round entrants may be given the opportunity to work at MissesDressy.com under a paid internship.

How do I enter the contest?

Students enrolled in the Fashion Merchandising and Design program at North Carolina A&T State University interested in entering the contest must first compete in Round 1 which is a Prom Dress Sketch contest. Please see contest “Rules” below. The prom dress sketch is due by 4:30 p.m. Monday, November 10, 2014.  A winner from the Round 1 Prom Dress Sketch contest at NC A&T will be announced on November 11, 2014. 

What happens if I win Round 1?

The winner of the NC A&T contest will be publicized on the Misses Dressy Facebook page. Only the winner of Round 1 will advance to Round 2 of the competition.  The winner of Round 1 must enter Round 2 of the competition.  To enter the winner must submit the required information to Misses Dressy by November 15, 2014.  The winner of Round 1 will then be informed of the Round 2 contest rules no later than November 23, 2014.  Misses Dressy will announce the winner of Round 2 by December 7, 2014. 

RULES for Misses Dressy Fashion Sketch Contest (Round 1) 

  • An original full front and full back view color sketch (8.5”x 11” or 11” x 17” size sketch paper) of a  prom dress with a description of the garment should be submitted to Dr. Devona Dixon (Benbow Hall 208-A) or Dr. Devona Dixon’s mailbox (Benbow Hall Room 102) by 4:30 p.m. Monday, November 10, 2014.
  • All sketches must contain the hashtag #ncatfashion near the artist’s signature
  • Your sketch must also include the entrant’s full real name (no pen names), phone number, and e-mail address for contact purposes.  (Please place on backside on sketch.)
  • Entrants must be Fashion Merchandising and Design (FMD) majors currently enrolled at NC A&T State University.
  • Only one entry per person is permitted.
  • Only NC A&T FMD majors enrolled in FMD courses are eligible for grants/prizes.
  • Plagiarism is not acceptable! You must guarantee that your fashion sketch is completely original and of your own creation.

For information regarding Round 1 Contest rules, please contact Dr. Devona L. Dixon, Assistant Professor, Fashion Merchandising and Design, North Carolina A&T State University  at 336-285-3631 (phone) or dldixon@ncat.edu (email). 

For official contest details please visit the Misses Dressy contest website at:


For information on Misses Dressy please their website at http://www.missesdressy.com/