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SFAA x Stella Blu x Arts Thread Design Contest 2024 - Denim go Green

SFAA x Stella Blu x Arts Thread Design Contest 2024 - Denim go Green

Deadline:
31st Jul 2024

Are you a student or a recent graduate from Hong Kong who possesses a deep passion for sustainable fashion?

If so, we extend an invitation to you to unleash your boundless creativity in the realm of sustainable denim and empower you to redefine the concept of denim.

The prizes will be awarded to the top two designers. Join us in our pursuit of sustainable fashion and the cultivation of emerging design talent. Together, we can create a vibrant and environmentally conscious fashion industry that inspires both creativity and positive change.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 31 2024

THE PRIZES

  • A paid internship at Stella Blu Headquarters in Hong Kong and China 2024.
  • Winners will receive coaching, materials and cutting-edge technology support towards the creation of a physical prototype and will be promoted at international trade fairs in Asia, Europe & the USA.
  • Each winner will receive a framed certificate.
  • Internship will be offered.

THE BRIEF & DELIVERABLES

  • We are looking for talented designers capable of design sustainable denim. Your mission is to conceptualise six outfits in images that can cater to men, women, or a fusion of both.
  • Emphasising originality is of utmost importance to us, and we will be closely evaluating your ability to create a captivating design language.
  • We highly value fresh perspectives that seamlessly integrate sustainability into the designs.
  • Unleash your creativity and showcase your innovative spirit. 
  • At least 80% of the design must feature Sustainable Denim .
  • 1-2 page storyboard of your inspiration, research, design process, materials & sources.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Open to both Hong-Kong based and international students who are Hong Kong Citizens and recent graduates (2023, 2022 & 2021 graduates). 

HOW TO ENTER

Already got an ARTS THREAD portfolio? To enter, simply log into your account , upload your design as a new project and choose the SFAA x Stella Blu x Arts Thread Design Contest 2024 - Denim go Green from the competition dropdown options.

New to ARTS THREAD? To enter, register to create an Arts Thread account and go to your email and click on the activation link sent to your email inbox. Then log into your account, upload your project, and choose the SFAA x Stella Blu x Arts Thread Design Contest 2024 - Denim go Green from the competition dropdown options.

ENTRY: Free to enter.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 31 2024

ABOUT Co-organizers SFAA Foundation Limited & Stella Blu Textile Limited

SFAA Foundation Limited (Sustainable Fashion Apparel Association) has the vision and mission of promoting the importance of sustainable practices within the fashion industry and assisting designers in achieving recognition and success.

At SFAA, we firmly believe in the transformative power of education. We strive to empower students and professionals in the fashion field by providing them with the cutting-edge technology and material innovation, and tools to excel in their design inspiration. As part of our efforts, we are proud to co-organize a fashion contest aimed at encouraging Hong Kong fashion designers to participate in international contest.

This platform serves as an opportunity for designers to not only showcase their talent but also engage in valuable business collaborations with industry leaders.

By participating, designers can garner greater attention on renowned international design platforms, further elevating their careers.

Join us in our pursuit of sustainable fashion and the cultivation of emerging design talent. Together, we can create a vibrant and environmentally conscious fashion industry that inspires both creativity and positive change.


Stella Blu stands as an innovative denim textile factory operating under the umbrella of Prosperity Textile. Prosperity Textile, a prominent denim supplier for renowned brands like Uniqlo, Zara and Replay, recognizes Stella Blu's niche position in the market of sustainable textiles. Stella Blu is committed to achieving its mission of producing sustainable denim products, from fabric to garments, through cutting-edge technology and material innovation.

Stella Blu firmly believes that fostering sustainability in the denim industry begins with upstream processes. Designers and material experts are crucial players and partners in driving the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world.

By collaborating with these key stakeholders, Stella Blu aims to bring about positive change to go green. The sustainable fashion contest provides a platform and opportunities for them to showcase their design talents and promotes sustainable denim.