Young designers, recent graduates, and design students! Redress Hong Kong has released a design brief for the first EcoChic Design Award held in Hong Kong S.A.R. To participate, you must be a Hong Kong resident, between 18-30 years old, in your final year of school or recently graduated with less than 5 years work experience. Register online at www.ecochicdesignaward.com
The deadline for the first round is February 28th on which you must submit 4 marketable outfits designed with an 18-25 year old Hong Kong chic in mind. There are 3 rounds. Finalists will compete for:
- An internship with Orsola de Castro designer of From Somewhere based in London
- Design a recycled textile capsule collection for Esprit
- Featured in EcoChic fashion shows and exhibitions in 2011
If you’re interested in the events that go along with this competition like the EcoChic Design Academy and Reform: The Exhibition, be sure to check out the calendar page.
***The responsible fashion scene in Asia isn’t ‘huge’. Thank you Redress Hong Kong for building up awareness, and opportunities for those passionate about sustainable fashion. Special thanks to Christina Dean from Redress Hong Kong for letting us know about this amazing opportunity!!!