2012 Hong kong Overview
Our second Hong Kong competition cycle received deepened support and greater interest from fashion designers, academic institutions, private sector and the media. We expanded our core educational work to include multiple lectures, a design academy, the publication of a sustainable fashion design booklet and the early start of our online video tutorials. In addition, we organised a panel discussion at HKTDC Fashion Week between leading industry experts about reducing textile waste. Our grand final fashion show took place at Hong Kong Fashion Week to an audience of 400 industry representatives. We then held a second fashion show featuring our 2011 alumni, who have since launched or further developed their own sustainable labels. The prizes were to design a sustainable collection for Esprit; to go on a cultural exchange trip to London in partnership with the British Council; and to go on an educational trip to Shanghai.
Meet The Designers
Meet the finalists and get to know the semi-finalists.
Wister designed the ‘Recycled Collection by Esprit’ for retail in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand.
Angus won the EcoChic People’s Award Hong Kong 2012 in partnership with the British Council.
Kelvin won the Hong Kong Most Promising Student Award.
Yuri Man, who participated the EcoChic Design Award 2011, received a mentorship with renowned sustainable fashion expert Orsola de Castro.
OUR FAVOURITE MOMENTS
Orsola de Castro
Fashion Designer, Co-founder of Estethica and Co-founder of Fashion Revolution
Do Do Yeung
Publisher of ELLE Hong Kong
Manager for Sustainable Projects, Esprit
Vice Chairman, Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium
Partners & Sponsors
Retail & Prize Partner
Culture Exchange Partner
After Party Venue Sponsor
Web Creative Partner
Web hosting partner
Video Production Partner
Supporting Organisations (Names listed in alphabetical order)
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