A FASHION COMPETITION FEATURING DRESSES MADE ENTIRELY FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS (NO FABRIC).
May 15, 2016, 3:00PM
Trashion Show, to be presented at Mercedes Benz of Durham
Tickets are on sale now!
Purchase advance tickets starting at $15 for reserved seats through the link below.
$5 at the door for general admission/standing room only.
Rubbish 2 Runway III features a fashion show event, and a month long exhibition of garments, all made by nearly 50 local high school and college students from recycled materials. Each participating student was asked to consider creative possibilities for re-purposing discarded materials while also thinking about sustainable design and creating something lasting and useful – and in this case, wearable. Each garment will be modeled on the runway in front of a panel of industry relevant judges for jurying and awarding of prizes. Each is judged on Innovation, Use of Materials, Wearability, and Creativity. In past years, the recycled garments have shown imagination and thoughtful craftsmanship in reusing everything from packing peanuts to bicycle tires, newspapers, playing cards, and road maps. More...