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American Eagle Diwali T-Shirt Contest

American Eagle Diwali T-Shirt Contest

10th Jul 2020

Congrats to Aaquib Saneen + Aiswarya Ajith + Garima Khunteta !!

American Eagle makes jeans for everybody, and stands for individuality, freedom, and difference. AE celebrates those who won’t be contained by someone else’s labels, and wants to help share people’s true selves with the world – their style, their creativity, their stories, their strengths.

American Eagle India is launching a t-shirt design contest in celebration of Diwali, with an opportunity for your design to be in all AE stores across India including being on

For this project, you will be asked to create a gender neutral design to be featured on a t-shirt in celebration of Diwali. We want to celebrate the holiday, your creativity, individuality, style and inspire other people to do the same. All designs should feel bright and uplifting, natural and authentic.


3 months virtual mentorship program with American Eagle plus INR 25,000 AE gift voucher to shop in AE stores in India or online on

All participants will additionally receive a gift voucher for 25% off to shop on when they buy a pair of jeans. Use coupon code AEARTS25.


Who can Enter?

  • The contest is open to any Indian resident who is a current student or a 2020, 2019, & 2018 graduate from any design school, studying in India or abroad
  • The participant should continue to reside in India till Oct 31, 2020
  • must be resident aged 18 or above
  • The contest is not open to design professionals or to employees of American Eagle or their families, friends and anyone else connected with this contest.



Already got an ARTSTHREAD portfolio? To enter, simply log into your account, upload your design as a new project, return to this page and select your project into the contest box above.

New to ARTSTHREAD? To enter, register to create an ARTS THREAD account and go to your email and click on the activation link sent to your email Inbox. Then log into your account, upload your project, then return to this page and select your project into the contest box above.


Complete our American Eagle Diwali T-shirt Contest Entry Form

For more information on the American Eagle brand, do visit the India website at

Download the ARTSTHREAD T-shirt Design Contest T&Cs

Entry: Free

Deadline: July 10 2020 11.30pm


Create a design that expresses what Diwali means to you. American Eagle is a vehicle for the youth to express their truest self, so be sure to stay authentic to yourself and YOUR idea of Diwali

Download the T-shirt template:

It is a t-shirt aimed at gender-free, women, men etc.

  • Fit : Round neck Classic Fit
  • Colors – We’d suggest to assume a base colour of a white t-shirt
  • Print Size – Graphic tee collection can be chest / placement print, please ensure the print size does not exceed 6.5” wide x 9.5” high (16.5cm wide x 24cm high).