The Redress Design Award, which recognises and promotes young fashion designers with a sustainable ethos, is taking applications for its 2021 cycle until March 15.
The first-prize winner of the Hong Kong-based awards, which are open to young designers with less than four years professional experience from across the world, will receive HKD 50,000 ($6,400) and the opportunity to join Timberland for a design collaboration that will include working closely with sustainable sourcing, product development, production and marketing experts from within Timberland’s parent company, VF Corporation.
The runner up will receive a mentorship with sustainable fashion designer and competition judge, Orsola de Castro, and they, along with the ‘Hong Kong Best’ category winner will also receive HKD 15,000 ($1,900) and a Juki sewing machine.
Thirty semi-finalists will be announced on April 22, followed by 10 finalists on May 13. The finalists will show their collections in Hong Kong in early September at a livestreamed show, where winners will be announced.