Design a Steve Madden Shoe & Win a Trip to NYC

Thursday, November 19, 2009 • Permalink • 

Isn't it every fashionista's dream to be a shoe designer? Here's your chance. Design a Steve Madden shoe and you could win the chance to see your shoe sold by Steve Madden... or one of several other amazing prizes. Fabulous, right?

Steve Madden and online shoe superstore Zappos have teamed up for the "Steve Madden's SOLE SEARCH powered by Zappos.com" contest. All you have to do to get in on the action is to share your passion for fab footwear by designing your very own shoes. Steve Madden is conducting the "Sole Search" to look for the next hot shoe design... and it could be yours.

Head over to www.zappos.com/sole-search to get started. Draw a sketch, use graphics software or choose the Brickfish Entry Editor to design your masterpiece. Three lucky winners will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly to Las Vegas and then to New York City where they will have a chance to pitch their shoe design to Steve Madden himself.

Not quite ready to enter your own design? Check out these recent entries. You can help out these aspiring shoe designers by clicking on your favorites and voting for them right here on Stiletto Jungle:


And here are the fabulous prizes:

Grand Prize: Steve Madden will select one of the three First Prize winners’ designs to be produced and sold online at Zappos.com/Steve-Madden! The Grand Prize winner will also be awarded a $500 Zappos.com gift card and a $500 Steve Madden gift card.

Original Design First Prize: One winner, selected by Zappos.com and Steve Madden from the top 250 highest scoring eligible original design entries, will receive a trip for two to Las Vegas for one night and then on to New York City for two nights plus a $250 Zappos.com gift card and a $250 Steve Madden gift card. The winner will get the opportunity to pitch his or her winning shoe design to Steve Madden in NYC!


Entry Editor First Prize: One winner, selected by Zappos.com and Steve Madden from the top 250 highest scoring eligible Entry Editor submission entries, will receive a trip for two to Las Vegas for one night and then on to New York City for two nights plus a $250 Zappos.com gift card and a $250 Steve Madden gift card. The winner will get the opportunity to pitch his or her winning shoe design to Steve Madden in NYC!

Most Viral First Prize: One winner, selected by Zappos.com and Steve Madden from the top 250 Most Viral eligible entries, will receive a trip for two to Las Vegas for one night and then on to New York City for two nights plus a $250 Zappos.com gift card and a $250 Steve Madden gift card. The winner will get the opportunity to pitch his or her winning shoe design to Steve Madden in NYC!

Sign-Up Sweepstakes: Ten people, who sign up for the Zappos.com and Steve Madden email lists by filling out the form in the Campaign Highlights area or opt-in from the Submit Entry tab, will be selected randomly at the end of the campaign to win a $100 gift card to Zappos.com. Entry into the Sole Search Contest is not required. Draw a sketch, use graphics software or choose the Brickfish Entry Editor to design your masterpiece. Three lucky winners will have the opportunity to fly to Las Vegas and then to New York City where they will have a chance to pitch their shoe design to Steve Madden himself!

Good Luck!