Fashion Writing Contest at My It Things Magazine

myitthings.gifTo all Fashion experts!, called “One of the essential social shopping websites” by, is hosting a fashion writing contest worth $1,000.

Write about the ultimate Spring/ Summer 2008 fashion trends, accessories, clothes, shoes, designers! The top ten articles with the highest rating score will be judged by our celebrity panel and get a chance to win the grand prize!

How to enter: You have to open a free writer account on in order to participate. Contest entries must be submitted through your personal page and written under FASHION category. Any post in the fashion category written during the competition period will be automatically considered. Each user can submit unlimited number of articles to the contest, however only one article per user can be included in the Top 10 finalists. Article must include original content and have 200 words minimum.

Timeline: Submissions & Voting period is February 11th 2008, 00:00AM ET – March 31st 2008 at 11:59PM ET. Judges review period is April 1st – 10th, 2008 Winner will be announced on April 11th, 2008.

Rating System: Each article page includes rating stars, when 5 stars represent the best and 1 star the worst. The final article score will be calculated from the combination of the number of votes and the stars rating (i.e. each additional scored star will add 1 point to the total score, 4 votes of 5 stars each will make total of 20 points). Articles with top 10 scores will be reviewed by our judging panel.

Eligibility: The Contest is only open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, 16 years of age and older.
More About

MyItThings is created for you and by you! It’s a collaborative space where everyone is part of the community and contributes to the content. The magazine is a dynamic space that is published daily and gives an opportunity to everyone to contribute and be featured on its pages. You can just read what people write about their “It” things or create your own page and be able to:

  • Open a virtual closet where you can share all the “It” things you have
  • Create your wish list and share it with friends and family using our widgets
  • Give your take on all the newest trends in entertainment, fashion, technology, beauty, decor and more
  • Show off your fashion style, share beauty and workout secrets, review your favorite books, music or TV show
  • Find new friends that have the same “It” things!
  • And a lot more!

So go ahead, become a member of the hottest community on the net and contribute to the magazine written entirely by people like you! Write a column, add things to your virtual closet and look for them to be featured on the pages of the magazine that updates daily. Oh, and don’t forget to tell all your “It” friends about!

About This Author

Known as the “fashion publicist’s most powerful accessory,” (San Diego Union-Tribune) and the “West Coast ‘It’ girl of fashion PR,” (YFS Magazine) Crosby Noricks put fashion public relations on the digital map when she launched PR Couture in 2006. She is the author of Ready to Launch: The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR, available on Amazon. Crosby spends her time managing PR Couture and mentoring fashion publicists through PRISM and Instappable, as well as the biannual NYC workshop, Fashion PR Confidential. Occasionally, she opens up limited consulting spots for emerging brands through her signature offering, The Brand Elixir.