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Project Reference CSI(D)/2104/0382
Project Title The Redress Design Award 2022
Project Period 12/11/2021 - 11/11/2022
Recipient
Organisation
ReDress Limited
Project
Coordinator
Christina Dean
Approval Date 27/10/2021
Funding Amount
(HK$)
4,807,965.00
Brief description of the Project The Redress Design Award 2022 will work to educate emerging designers about sustainable fashion techniques and innovations in order to reduce waste and promote a circular economy for fashion. Working directly with a wide range of key stakeholders the competition aims to: • Provide a platform for emerging sustainable design talent. • Deliver practical educational resources to equip designers and educators with sustainable design skills. • Champion circular fashion initiatives amongst designers, educators, retailers and consumers. • Manage an alumni network to provide emerging sustainable fashion designers with professional development opportunities. • Promote Hong Kong as a hub for creativity and sustainable fashion. • Create an international platform for information exchange and collaboration between emerging Eastern and Western businesses, designers and academia. The project includes: • A global sustainable design competition for fashion designers and students with up to four years' experience, with two tracks to nurture more fashion professionals. • A Pathway course for competition applicants on circular fashion, with an additional intake. • Promotion of sustainable fashion teaching packs with academic institutions. • New content for and redesign of LEARN platform. • Educator events in 2 locations including Hong Kong. • An alumni networking event. • Sustainable fashion talks at select academic institutions. • 2 academies in select Asian cities. • A fashion shoot in Hong Kong. • A sustainable fashion magazine. • Educational Designer workshops in Hong Kong during Grand Final Week. • Finalists' fashion presentation. • Showcase of alumni designers as part of the fashion presentation. • A sustainable fashion panel discussion. • 3 exhibition booths at CENTRESTAGE to showcase select alumni's sustainable fashion brands. • 2 post-event exhibitions, one in Hong Kong. • An educational documentary series for online broadcast.

The project information is accurate as of the approval date of the project.

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