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Help Design Trina Turk's Fall 2013 Collection

From now until August 23, Trina Turk is accepting original print ideas for its Fall 2013 collection on community design site Threadless.com. You can enter up to three times and if one of your submissions is choosen by the panel of judges, it goes into production next year. Besides the thrill of seeing her work made into an actual item of clothing, the winner also gets a mother load of swag: a $2,000 Trina Turk gift card, $500 Threadless gift certificate, $2,000 cash and a chance to wear her own design. Select runners-up will receive $1,000—not a bad consolation prize, huh?

The SoCal brand is renowned for its colorful patterns, so our advice on getting noticed is to think big, bright and bold. Splashy flower in five hues? Go for it. Neon rainbow zig-zags? Even better. To help get you started, we've rounded up five of the Turk's most eye-popping pieces in the slideshow below. There's also a video with additonal tips from Trina.

Scroll down to get inspired and then visit Threadless.com/loves/trinaturk to submit your original ideas.

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