The Great Waste Re:Design Challenge was launched on 10 October at Winchester School of Art with a one-day a fashion design ‘boot camp’ for teams from local schools and colleges.
The launch event, called “Designing for the Future”, was a one-day fashion design bootcamp for teams from local schools and colleges. Students competed to design new outfits from one tonne of recycled clothing that were supplied by the PDSA from their textile collecting banks and shops.
The Great Waste was delighted to welcome teams from:
The Re:Design Challenge is supported by Southampton University’s Winchester School of Art. International designer Reem Alasadi – who is a Reader at the University of Southampton’s Winchester School of Art - judged the outfits, along with the Mayor of Winchester Cllr Angela Clear and PDSA Volunteering Development Manager Kit Lendon.
Prizes were awarded for the most creativity, for practicality and for the best team working skills.