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So 2020

Share which current fashion trend you can't wait to see go out of style.

Prizes

First place:
$1,000
Second place:
$500
Third place:
$250

Status

Completed

Timeline

Submissions opened

Jan 20, 2021

Submissions closed

Jan 27, 2021 5:59 AM CUT

Results

Jan 29, 2021

Prizes

First place:
$1,000
Second place:
$500
Third place:
$250

Status

Completed

Timeline

Submissions opened

Jan 20, 2021

Submissions closed

Jan 27, 2021 5:59 AM CUT

Results

Jan 29, 2021

About this challenge

It goes without saying that 2020 will forever live in our memory for many reasons, but the fashion trends we saw last year were–dare we say–unprecedented. When it comes to 2020 style trends, the saying, "out with the old, in with the new," could not be more appropriate – especially for the style fads and trends that emerged last year. In your opinion, what are the trends you hope to see go out of style faster than you can say 2021?

You've seen these trends flooding your Instagram feeds–the ones we may have regrettably bought because TikTok made us do it. Tell us which modern fashion or style trend – tie-dye, sweat suits, Birks and Crocs, bike shorts, 90s nostalgia, cottage and cabin core, tiger print, etc. – that you hope dies out quickly. You're the fashion critic this week, and you get to deem what stays and what goes. Please be sure to share photos of these fashion faux pas in your story by embedding images so we can relish together at the styles of yesteryear!

How to enter

For your story to be eligible, it must include original photography and be between 600 and 5,000 words and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Stories published on Vocal and entered into the contest up until January 26, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST will be entered for consideration. Official Rules for the Challenge can be found here.

The So 2020 Challenge is exclusive to Vocal+ members. To learn more and upgrade to Vocal+ visit https://vocal.media/vocal-plus.

To be eligible to win the grand prize, second place, or third place prizes, you must be over the age of 13 and residing in a country where Stripe is available at the time of entry. A complete list of countries where Stripe is available can be found here—winners will need to have a Stripe account created and connected in order to receive the prizes. For this reason, entrants located outside of any of these 39 countries will not be eligible to win.

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