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AATCC reveal winners of 'Concept 2 Consumer Design' event
Jun '13
AATCC announces the winners of the 2013 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer Design Competition for students. AATCC received 71 entries from 16 colleges and universities for its ninth annual design competition.

This year’s theme, Ooh La Leggings!, asked students to showcase their talent in textile design by creating coordinating skirt and leggings sets for a 16-24 year old female. Color palettes could be chosen from the PantoneView Colour Planner Summer 2013…Unity & CO.

Awards included a first place cash award of US$1,000 along with a copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport, a US$750 award and copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport for second place, and two US$100 awards for honorable mentions. 

1st Place – Lucky London by Ashley Meek, Kansas State University
2nd Place – Folklore by Lindsay Ley, University of Wisconsin-Stout

Honorable Mentions –
Friends by So-Young Jung, Central Michigan University
Crazy in the 80s by Cheryl Yacenda, Kansas State University

AATCC would like to extend appreciation to the competition judges:

Amy Cornwell, Technical Designer-Leggings at Kayser-Roth Corporation
Bebe Purcell, Product Development at VF Corporation-Jeanswear
Dan St. Louis, Director at The Manufacturing Solutions Center at CVCC
Emily Coleman, Designer/Merchandise Manager at Jefferies Socks
Heidi Noggle, Technical Designer
Keith Davis, Director of Product Development at Renfro Corporation
Sally Kay, President & CEO at The Hosiery Association

About AATCC:

AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, is the world’s leading not-for-profit association representing textile, apparel and materials professionals, since 1921. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, AATCC provides test method development, quality control materials, educational programs, award-winning textile literature, and professional networking for global membership.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

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