The SFW UPCYCLING/ZERO WASTE CONTEST will increase exposure of talented up-cycle and zero waste designers while promoting fashion sustainability and creativity.  The contest will begin online and end with a virtual runway finale where the finalists will be given an opportunity to highlight their sustainable fashion design skills with a mini collection made up of up-cycled and zero waste looks. 

 

Along with the title, the winner will walk away with free entry into the fall 2021 SFW show.

Contest Directions

Interested contestants will fill the below application. (Scroll down)

 

First Round: selected contestants/semi-finalists will have one “before and after” picture posted online for the public to view and vote.  The finalists will be selected by the public. (February 1 - February 17)

Second Round: The finalists will be provided with recycled fabric/garments to design one up-cycled look and one zero waste look.  Finalists will be asked to complete their three look collection with a “free style” look.  This look and the fabric to complete this look is entirely up to each finalist.  The designers may add other materials to the up-cycled and zero waste looks but it must be obvious to the judges that the fabric provided was also used.  (February 25 - March 31)

Each look will be shown during a virtual runway finale. A panel of judges will select the winner based on “before and after pics” from the first round and the three look collection. 

 

Questions? Email sfwcontest.connect@gmail.com

Upcycling/Zero Waste Contest Application

Applicant must:

  • Be 18 to participate

  • Complete below application

  • Submit up to three “before and after” pictures displaying an up-cycle or zero waste design project 

  • Pay entry fee of $9.99

 

Deadline for application submission is January 24, 2021

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