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Project Reference CSI(D)/2004/0341
Project Title The Redress Design Award 2021
Project Period 12/11/2020 - 11/11/2021
ReDress Limited
Christina Dean
Approval Date 08/10/2020
Funding Amount
Brief description of the Project The Redress Design Award 2021 works 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 - A Circular Fashion training course for applicants of the competition. - Promotion of sustainable fashion teaching packs with academic institutions. - New content for online LEARN platform - Teacher training events in 3 locations including 1 in Hong Kong - An alumni networking event in Hong Kong - Sustainable fashion lecture briefings at select academic institutions. - Half-day academies day academies in select Asian and European cities. - A fashion shoot in Hong Kong. - A sustainable fashion magazine. - Designer workshops in Hong Kong for the finalists and local industry professionals. - Finalists' fashion show during CENTRESTAGE. - Showcase of alumni designers as part of the main show at CENTRESTAGE. - One sustainable fashion panel discussion at CENTRESTAGE. - Three exhibition booths at CENTRESTAGE to showcase select alumni's sustainable fashion brands. - Two post-event exhibitions, with 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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