The Relove Fashion competition is open to all secondary school students and encourages applicants to take a deeper look at how their clothing is made. The competition explores creative reuse options such as upcycling, repairs, alterations and mending.
Students use their design and repair skills to make their own fashion statement. Entrants should source clothing from a charity shop, swap shop or reuse items already available at home.
Step 1 – Expression of Interest
Students must submit their Expression of Interest Form by email to their Local Authority Representative no later than 5pm on 2 October 2020.
Step 2 – Submission Details
Complete the Submission Form and return it to your Local Authority Representative no later than 5pm on 30 October 2020. Please note that applications are only valid if entered on the Submission Form and all questions are answered.
Note: The Expression of Interest Form and Submission Form are available below.
Entries will be marked on their outfit, storyboard and submission form.
Marks will be allocated as follows:
All regional finalists will receive a school tour and a fashion workshop at the Rediscovery Centre. The overall winner will receive a trophy and a design pack to the value of €1,000 (including tools, equipment and mentoring from Rediscover Fashion) for your school.
All regional finalists will be invited attend a fashion showcase hosted at the Rediscovery Centre where their outfits and storyboards will be displayed and judged by professionals in the fashion and sustainability sector.
The Storyboard must be mounted on an A1 board and preferably made from reused material. It should tell the story of your outfit and must include the following:
Email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
This competition is kindly supported by the Rediscovery Centre, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Wicklow County Council, Westmeath County Council, Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council, Laois County Council, Kildare County Council, Longford County Council, South Dublin County Council and Meath County Council.
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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 10/09/2020