mistrafuturefashioninhongkongHow can fashion designers influence a garment’s sustainability, usability and recyclability? That was the focus of a designer challenge workshop held at the Redress Forum in Hong Kong. The workshop was a collaboration between Mistra Future Fashion, Textile Environmental Design (TED), Redress and Miele.

View The Miele challenge video online.

The Redress Forum 2014 was a three-day seminar in Hong Kong, asking the question “What is the future of fashion industry”?
Researchers from Mistra Future Fashion projects 1 and 3 contributed to the forum as part of their fields research ‘TED in China‘.
Eight-hour workshop

Rebecca Earley’s invitation only, eight-hour educational workshop in collaboration with Redress and Miele on day one, saw each of the eight The EcoChic Design Award 2013 Finalists and 11 Hong Kong designers develop their own kit to make an up cycled shirt, and co-create a Hong Kong Shirt for the project 3 online exhibition later this year.

Day two was a full-day seminar of panel discussions and workshops, and the forum concluded on day three with the awards of the EcoChic Design finalists 2013. Read more about the Forum