Redress Design Award Finalists Turn Waste into Want

Redress Design Award Finalists

Following a global search for talent, the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition culminated in a live Grand Final runway show last night in Hong Kong (6 September).

We’re pleased to announce Australian designer Tess Whitfort as Redress Design Award 2018 First Prize Winner!

As the world wakes up to the scale of our waste problem, the Redress Design Award represents a shining light of creativity and ingenuity amidst the backdrop of a global environmental crisis. This is even more relevant with media interest and Burberry’s very recent announcement that they will no longer burn unsold clothing and goods.

Redress Design Award Finalists

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Organized by Redress, a pioneering environmental charity working to cut waste out of fashion, the Redress Design Award has grown from strength to strength since its inception in 2011. The competition puts Hong Kong firmly on the map as a sustainable fashion hub whilst proving that waste can be a creative goldmine.

Other major prizes awarded announced last night include:

– Redress Design Award 2018 Second Prize with Orsola de Castro: Jesse Lee, Hong Kong

– Redress Design Award 2018 Hong Kong Best Prize Winner: Jesse Lee, Hong Kong

– Redress Design Award 2018 Special Prize with Cara G Winner: Sarah Jane Fergusson, Japan

– Redress Design Award 2018 Alumni Prize with kapok Winner: Claire Dartigues, France


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