10 Sep 2013

izzue continues its pursuit of fashion concepts in the global context and joined forces with Tsinghua University Fashion Education and in collaboration with international renowned fashion institutions including Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Parsons The New School For Design, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London College of Fashion as well as Royal College of Art to create the student fashion design competition. Organizers hope to communicate the green message to the younger generation through this design competition, and also provide a platform for the younger generation to exchange their creative fashion ideas.

12 contestants were shortlisted from these prestigious schools. Under the theme of “Environmental Awareness”, they sourced the materials from izzue’s archive pieces to create their unique pieces within 5 hours.

On August 29, the Final competition and Award Presentation was held in the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University. 12 models showcased the unique work of each student on the runway. Followed by a Question-and-Answer session for he judge panel to familiarize with the contestants’ design concept, the winner of “Best Design Award” was selected. In addition, the media were invited to vote for their favorite design through weixin. Together with the online public voting, the one with the highest total score has become the winner of “The People’s Award”. The event had garnered the support from a range of social celebrities and fashion icons in the city, including Mr. Sham Kar-Wai- Chairman and CEO of I.T Limited, Dean & Professors from the international renowned fashion institutions, Ms. Mimi Tang from Kering Asia Pacific, fashion designer Ye Ming-Zi, fashion influencer Wyman Wong, VOGUE TV chief editor Rosalie Wang, super model Lv Yan, along with Ms. Su Mang, the Vice President of Trends Media Group & the Executive Publisher/ General Editor of Harper’s Bazaar China.
19 February, 2019