EcoChic Design Award 2013 overview
Our fifth competition cycle expanded to include ten Asian and European regions. We were proud to have received strong support from fashion designers, academic institutions, private sector and the media. We held two press conferences, over 20 lectures, one seminar, one workshop and a touring international exhibition. The Grand Final fashion show of ten emerging fashion designers’ sustainable collections rocked and shocked our 500-packed HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week industry audience. The prizes were to design a sustainable collection for China´s leading luxury brand Shanghai Tang; to design a waste-reducing uniform for The Langham Hong Kong and to visit John Hardy’s sustainable production facilities in Bali.
Kévin won the opportunity to design an up-cycled capsule collection for Shanghai Tang.
Victor won the opportunity to design an eight-style staff uniforms for the hotels prestigiously attended Chinese restaurant, T’ang Court.
Selected by Damien Dernoncourt, Non-Executive Chairman of John Hardy, Laurensia went on an educational trip to leading sustainable jewellery brand, John Hardy’s design and production facilities in Bali to experience their design, production and business philosophies.
Meet the finalists and get to know the semi-finalists.
Partners & Sponsors
The Create Hong Kong is a dedicated agency set up under the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau on 1 June 2009 to lead, champion and drive the development of the creative economy in Hong Kong. It co-ordinates Government effort regarding creative industries, focuses Government’s resources catering for the promotion and speeding up the development of creative industries in Hong Kong, and works closely with the trade to boost the development of creative industries.
Platinum and Prize Sponsor
Esprit Holdings Limited is a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index, MSCI Hong Kong Small Cap Index, FTSE All-World Index for Hong Kong. Its subsidiaries are engaged in the retail and wholesale distribution of quality lifestyle products designed under its globally recognized Esprit and edc brands. The Group operates over 1,100 directly managed retail stores worldwide and distributes through more than 11,000 controlled-space wholesale points-of-sale internationally, occupying total selling space of over 1,000,000 m2 in more than 40 countries.
Silver and Prize Sponsor
semi-final prize sponsors
Show Production Partner
Video Production Partner
Supporting Organisations (Names listed in alphabetical order)
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