The SCAP Extending the Life of Clothes Design Award sought star designers to come up with creative and innovative solutions to help make our clothes wearable for longer.*
*This award is currently closed for applications
Open to final year fashion and textile design undergraduates, MA students and professional fashion and textile designers based in England, the award encouraged the most talented designers from around the country to create revolutionary new types of fashion with sustainability at their core.
Submissions were judged by a panel of industry experts, professionals and academics working in and around the clothing and fashion industry and the winning desingers received a £5,000 prize, as well as the opportunity to commerically develop their designs.
Winners and finalists of the 2014 – 15 award developed a number of innovative fashion concepts that incorporated emotional and functional resilience, developing designs that allowed for longevity of use and desirability.
Rhiannon Hunt, Chelsea College of Art and Design
for her adjustable, versitile and customisable designs.
Kitty Ferreira Ltd
for her sustainably sophisticated womenswear.
Marbella Design Academy
for her effective transformable designs.
London College of Fashion
for his clothing to disolve size restrictions.