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What's your big idea for preventing dirty clothes?
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Dirty clothes come in a wide range of styles. Some stink, while others have sweat stains. Some have actual, visible dirt on them, while others are mysteriously crusty despite no identifiable culprit. But no matter what the cause is, dirty clothes are no fun. They look bad, and they accumulate in loads of annoying laundry. 

We're tired of dirty clothes, and we want to figure out how to stop dirty clothes from happening. We want your ideas for  ways to keep clothes clean, despite whatever run-in they might have with your gym workouts, mud puddles, or sloppy chili dogs. 

Deliverables

Tell us your idea for a product that will keep dirty clothes from happening. Specifically:

  1. What's an idea for a new product that could be applied to clothing? How does it work? Drawings and illustrations are encouraged!
  2. Think about the entire journey of cleaning clothes to storing them and wearing them. Where and when would your product work best? In the wash cycle, the dryer, before clothes get dirty, applied topically to mask or clean a dirty area, or something else?
  3. How does the consumer apply your product? Can it be made into something they carry during the day and apply discretely?


    Think outside the box--we're looking for ideas that don't currently exist.


      Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
    • Meets Deliverables
    • Creativity
    • Clarity
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