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Sweet Nostalgia

Share which fashion or style trend you'd love to see come back in style.

Prizes

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

Status

Completed

Timeline

Submissions opened

Apr 28, 2021

Submissions closed

May 05, 2021 3:59 AM CUT

Results

May 11, 2021

Prizes

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

Status

Completed

Timeline

Submissions opened

Apr 28, 2021

Submissions closed

May 05, 2021 3:59 AM CUT

Results

May 11, 2021

About this challenge

Style trends have their way of coming back around when we least expect, no matter how old-school they might feel today. Wherever new-age runways take us, we can count on the influence of former decades to make a reappearance sooner or later. Trends manage to come back around more than once, and we're looking forward to taking a stroll down memory lane this week.

For this Challenge, tell us which fashion trend or fad brings back a flood of memories and that you can't wait to see come back in style. Are you a sucker for the baggy jeans look or crop tops? Or maybe you're somewhere between the Victorian corsets and new-age grunge? What makes this one of the most notable trends of all time? Is there a style that you're still hanging onto and can't let go of - despite what today's fashion tries to tell us? Be sure to share photos of these fashion oldies-but-goodies in your story by embedding images so we can revel in the sweet nostalgia of past seasons together!

How to enter

For your story to be eligible, it must be between 600 and 5,000 words and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Stories published on Vocal and entered into the contest up until May 4, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST will be entered for consideration. Official Rules for the Challenge can be found here.

The Sweet Nostalgia 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 countries will not be eligible to win.

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