THE Redress DESIGN AWARD 2018 WITH The R Collective
Below is a tentative schedule for The R Collective prizewinner. Please note that there is some flexibility with the timing of the prize and that this schedule is intended as a tentative guide only.
|Early September 2018||The winner will meet The R Collective’s team in Hong Kong after the grand final fashion show to discuss their prize, schedule and The R Collective brand.|
|October - December 2018||The winner will commence their prize. This will involve a flexible, remote working schedule whilst adapting their winning collection and sourcing textile waste. Following this, the winner will return to Hong Kong, if living abroad, to work full time with The R Collective’s team for approximately four to six weeks to develop the collection for retail. During the winner’s time in Hong Kong, their creative genius and talents will be documented for various media, from print to TV, as we collectively inspire and redress the world!|
|December 2018 - February 2019||During this time, the winner’s collection will go into production and the marketing materials will be polished off ready for the big launch!|
|February - March 2019||The winner’s collection will launch for retail on The R Collective’s e-commerce platform and potentially in other leading department stores.|
About The R Collective
The R Collective is a pioneering fashion brand and social impact business that dares to dream and ambitiously wants to prove that fashion can be a force for good. Based in Hong Kong, The R Collective was born from Redress’ 10-year legacy promoting sustainable fashion, and is already spearheaded by some of the world’s leading sustainable design talent. The R Collective rescues and up-cycles surplus luxury materials that are destined to be wasted and transforms them into beautiful, enduring affordable luxury designer pieces through various product drops with distinguished retailers using socially respectful and brave business practices. Lane Crawford, Asia’s leading department store, and Barneys New York retailed the first wave of R Collective designers; Kévin Germanier, Victor Chu and Kate Morris. The R Collective are proud to support the work of Redress by donating 25 percent of their profits to charity Redress to fuel positive change in the fashion industry. The R Collective was previously called BYT.
Visit www.thercollective.com for more information.