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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
Recipient
Organisation
ReDress Limited
Project
Coordinator
Christina Dean
Approval Date 08/10/2020
Funding Amount
(HK$)
4,449,772.00
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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