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China Institute 2019 Fashion Competition - "China Cool: How Next Gen Designers are Defining a New Culture

  • 06 Apr 2019
  • China Institute, 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

2019 Fashion Competition - Meet the Judges

Saturday, April 6, 3:30 - 6:00 PM

Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

China Institute's Fashion Design Competition is an annual event showcasing up-and-coming contemporary Chinese designers inspired by Chinese tradition, art, and culture.


Meet the finalists below and join us at China Institute on Saturday, April 6 for a live fashion presentation and awards ceremony! The winning designer receives a $10,000 award.

About the Event: Opens with a panel discussion "China Cool: How Next Gen Designers are Defining a New Culture" featuring competition judges and past fashion competition contestants. Following the discussion, we will announce the 2019 Design Competition winner. 


Attendees are invited to stay for a cocktail reception and fashion showcase where the finalists will present their collections.


3:30 pm - Doors Open

4:00 pm - Panel Discussion: "China Cool: How Next Gen

Designers are Defining a New Culture"

4:50 pm - Runway Show of Finalists' Collections

5:05 pm - Sustainability in Fashion Initiative, Susan Rockefeller

5:10 pm - Announcement of Competition Winner

5:15 pm - Cocktail Reception


To evaluate the young designers' submissions, China Institute assembled a board of renowned judges with diverse backgrounds at the intersection of art, fashion and design. The judges are: Harlan Bratcher, Global Business Development Head at JD Fashion; Hazel Clark, Professor of Design Studies and Chair of Fashion at Parsons School of Design; Simon Collins, Founder CEO, WeDesign.org; Bil Donovan, Artist-in-Residence at Dior; Karen Van Godtsenhoven, Associate Curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute; and Mary Wang, fashion writer and editor. 


Attend the 2019 Fashion Design Competition: Admission is free but RSVP is required.

RSVP to mbuening@chinainstitute.org

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