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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
ReDress Limited
Christina Dean
Approval Date 27/10/2021
Funding Amount
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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