MELO PROJECT RUNWAY FOR THE YOUTH
As a nonprofit dedicated to urban community youth in the Arts, offering skills & knowledge to higher education & future careers in Art & Fashion Design, the proceeds goes to supporting our mission.
This is open to K-12 to adults all over the US, their creativity in using one of the most environmental disasters textiles that has polluted waters all over the globe is our #1 fabric choose for this contest. All participants will attend by virtual or in-person at the Fashion Show in June 2023. Everyone has 1 full year to plan, design and execute their designs. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners will be awarded tangible or monetary awards, to be announced.
The Fashion Show will be via FB Live and watched on all social media sites, globally. This will be huge, please follow us on FB.
The youth will learn how the fashion industry has used chemicals to treat denim for decades and how toxic these chemicals are to humans and our planet. Fashion Dying & Chemical houses that treat denim are working on correcting these issues, but the damage has been done. BY learning to recycle denim in particular our youth can help speed this up.
The more creative the child is the better, above are examples of our own young designers using Quilting as a method to create a whole new textile choose of three different types of denim together -adding novelty trims is a must for this contest.
All Fees are tax-deductible