NEXT IN CHEONGSAM 2020 – YOUNG DESIGNER CHALLENGE

SPARKLE x VTC’s HK Design Institute organized “Next In Cheongsam – Young Designer Challenge” fashion design competition to promote the Intangible Cultural Heritage of cheongsam, and entice young fashion designers to incorporate East-meets-West design and Chinese chic elements into the art of making cheongsams.

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| JUDGES |

| DESIGN REQUIREMENTS |

Cheongsam

  1. The primary theme of the design must be fashionable Chinese style and uses the elements or characteristics of a traditional Chinese cheongsam, for example, Chinese binding tape, Chinese artistic button, mandarin collar and placket etc.
  2. Need to create an item that embodies East meets West

Fabrics

  1. Combining fabrics or fabric development
  2. Design a fabric pattern that can be applied onto the cheongsam
| JUDGING CRITERIA |
  1. Fabric pattern design
  2. Cheongsam and Chinese characteristics
  3. Innovative ideas
  4. Craftmanship
  5. Effect of styling on stage
| FINALS GUIDELINES |
  1. Participants must attend the Sparkle Design Challenge fashion show;
  2. Participants must style the official sponsor’s models with accessories and shoes
  3. Participants are required to present at the exhibition for 35 minutes to introduce their product and design concept

| OPPORTUNITY |

Internship
Students are offered internships to further pursue their passion at Sparkle Collection

Showcase
The selected pieces of cheongsam were showcased at the following locations:

HKDI
Department of Fashion and Image Design’s display window

HKDI X SPARKLE COLLECTION


Fashion Walk
Asian GOLD Aesthetics Centre’s pop-up shop

  

 

| YOUNG DESIGNERS' PATTERNS |

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FLIP    EMPOWERMENT    FUTURISTIC 

 HIGANBANA    INKSPLASH   SKYSCRAPER 

 

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