CALL FOR DESIGNERS / Project Upcycle 2022

3S Artspace and Recovergirl invite emerging designers of New England to apply to compete in the sustainable fashion design challenge — Project Upcycle: New England Streetwear Edition.


Who is eligible to apply?  Designers (and aspiring designers), ages 18+, currently residing in New England, (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI), with less than 5 consecutive years of professional fashion design experience.  Everyone from students to self-taught designers to working designers and retirees is enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

What is the challenge?  Eight emerging designers are selected to participate in this fast-paced 2-day design challenge. Each designer will design and execute their vision of a New England streetwear look using deadstock fabric and excess materials from New England manufacturers. Prepare yourself for some twists!

More details are listed on the application webpage.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Application Deadline:  
Friday, June 3, 2022

Designers Announced:  Friday, June 24, 2022
Design Competition:  
Thursday, October 20 – Saturday, October 22, 2022

Project Upcycle Runway Event: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Video by My Friend Dan

Got questions? Ask me anything in the comments.

Project Upcycle 2020 Call to Designers!

📣 CALL TO DESIGNERS! 📣

Project Upcycle returns in March 2020 with its signature fast-paced sustainable fashion design challenge!

That means it’s time for the annual call to designers. Bring your creativity, skills, and fashion design know-how to the sewing table.

3S Artspace,  Recovergirl (moi), and Goodwill Industries of New England seek to promote regional designers and sustainable fashion. If you are ready to meet other inspiring designers and put your design skills to the test, please apply to compete in the Project Upcycle design challenge, transforming secondhand clothing into a gala-worthy outfit!

▪️Link to application
▪️Deadline for application: January 10, 2020

Questions? Email me at recovergirl360@gmail.com

PROJECT UPCYCLE 2019 TIX

Don’t say I didn’t tell you to buy your tickets now!

Saturday, March 30
Cocktail Hour 6pm / 7pm Runway Event / 9pm After Party Celebration
$40 Members / $50 General Admission / $100 VIP

< more info here >