Do you know a talented fashion designer with less than four years’ experience? The Redress Design Award could be the perfect opportunity for them to learn more about sustainability in fashion and be recognised for their talent. This is a Hong Kong-born initiative that has now become the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition. It’s more than just a great opportunity for young designers; the Redress Design Award is an important education initiative that is working to reduce the global waste crisis.
This is the 10th cycle of the competition. The experience includes a educational journey where designers learn about the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry and then new techniques to work in new ways. Finally, designers are challenged to transform textile waste into a commercially viable collection.
This year, the Redress team have added a new element to the experience: the Redress Circular Fashion Design Course. This new four-week online course is delivered by global experts in sustainable fashion. Those who are accepted into the course will learn about Fibres and New Technologies, Design for Low Waste, and Marketability and Upscalability. The course starts on 6 February 2020.
Applying for the Redress Design Award 2020
Applications can be made via the Redress online application form. Applications close on 18 March 2020.
The Redress Design Award 2020 Prizes
- Womenswear Prize: Win the opportunity to create a 10-piece up-cycled capsule collection for retail.
- Menswear Prize: Win a career-changing mentorship programme with industry experts and a professional development fund.
- Runner-Up Prize: Win a mentorship with Orsola de Castro and other leaders in sustainable fashion and a two-week educational trip to London.
See all the details of prizes at this link: redressdesignaward.com/2020/prizes
Read all about the awards here: redressdesignaward.com/home
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