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.
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
Got questions? Ask me anything in the comments.