CollegeFashionista X C&C California Advertorial: The Ultimate T-Shirt Contest

Have you ever seen the amazing fashions on CollegeFashionista and thought to yourself, “I could design something like that.” Or have you always wished CollegeFashionista had an official shirt that you could sport while heading to class? Well, Fashionistas and Fashionistos, you're in luck. CollegeFashionista is beyond excited to announce that we are partnering up with C&C California for the Ultimate T-Shirt Design Contest. And who is going to design these absolutely amazing Ts? Why, you of course!

The Ultimate CollegeFashionista x C&C California T-Shirt Design Contest runs from November 14th-December 5th.

After we have received all the submissions, our panel of celebrity guest judges will each pick their favorite designs as finalists. Our guest panel consists of:
Whitney Port, designer and star of The City, Michael Fink, Dean of SCAD and former fashion director for Saks Fifth Avenue, Erica Domesek, blogger behind PS I Made This, Mary Kate Steinmiller, Teen Vogue Fashion Editor, Yuchin Mao, Designer for C&C California and Jarrett Antoque, Prince of Contemporary Fashion Apparel for Zappos Merchandising Inc.

Then, from December 12-16, check out our Facebook page to show support for the finalists' designs. Like one you see? Be sure to comment on it!

Whichever look receives the most comments at the end of the contest will be the winning design. Not only will the winning design be featured as the official CollegeFashionsita tee it will also be sold exclusively at and

This contest is a great opportunity to let your creativity shine and have your design worn by Fashionistas and Fashionistos on campuses around the world. We can't wait to see what you, our talented readers, come up with! See rules and details below! 


Participants must submit T-shirt design in JPEG format to by December 5th at 12 am EST with their name and name of school they attend in the body of the email.

When submitting your T-shirt design you must include dimensions along with your design.

All body deconstructions, embellishments and dye techniques are admissible but absolutely NO graphics will be accepted.

Top 3 finalists will be chosen by our guest judge panelist (see above) and announced on December 12th.

From December 12th until December 16th CollegeFashionista will showcase top 3 finalists designs on for our readers to comment on their favorite design. The grand prize winner will be determined by the design that receives the most support on

This is the ultimate CollegeFashionista shirt so incorporating fashion into the design is highly encouraged but not necessary. 


Grand Prize- Top finalist design will be sold at and Finalist will also receive $750 gift card to C&C California website and a feature on wearing their winning design.

1st runner up will receive $500 gift card to C&C California website and their design will be shown on

2nd runner up will receive $250 gift card to C&C California website and their design will be shown on


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