EcoChic Design Award

first_imgDeadline: 15 August 2014Open to: fashion designers and fashion design students living in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, France, Germany, Sweden and DenmarkPrize: one finalist from each region will present their sustainable collection at Hong Kong Fashion WeekDescriptionThe EcoChic Design Award is a sustainable fashion design competition inspiring emerging fashion designers to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste. Designers are educated with the theory and techniques to enable them to create desirable sustainable clothing via zero-waste, up-cycling and reconstruction sustainable design techniques.Participants are challenged to ‘re-orient’ their design palette to reflect ‘Modern China Chic’ through their contemporary and wearable womenswear collection. This must celebrate the past, present and future fabric of China’s dynamic cultural and style influences in today’s global fashion stage in your design-centric collection that reflects style as much as sustainability.EligibilityIn order to be eligible to enter the competition you must:be older than 18 years old;be a fashion designer with less than three years’ professional experience or a  fashion design student studying in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, France, Germany, Sweden or Denmark;be currently living in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, France, Germany, Sweden or Denmark.PrizesFirst PrizeThe winner will design his/her own capsule collection using up-cycled textiles for Shanghai Tang, China’s leading luxury brand that prides itself as the curator of modern Chinese chic.Second Prize The winner will design textile waste-reducing staff uniforms for Hong Kong’s legendary five star hotel, The Langham.Special PrizeThe winner will travel with the international sustainable luxury jewelry brand, John Hardy ,to Bali to learn how the brand puts environmental accountability, social responsibility and culture preservation into action.One finalist from each of the ten regions will be selected to present their sustainable collection at Hong Kong Fashion Week in mid January 2015 to compete for career-changing prizes.ApplicationIn order to enter the competition you must submit the application form in pdf format.Applicants from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia must submit their application via email to:  [email protected] from UK, France, Germany, Sweden and Denmark  should submit their application via email to: [email protected] further information please visit the official website. July 17, 2014 Published by atredondo Share 0 Similar Stories AAI One World Scholarship Program for Students from Developing Countries in Austria LinkedIn 0 EcoChic Design Award Pocket Redditcenter_img Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Tweet CMU Australia Scholarships for International Students +1 ← Gender Equality Research Fellowship Life with Disability: “I am not Feeble-minded, I just Can’t Hear You Well” → ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin Americalast_img read more