Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / BFTA Design Competition 2009 coming soon
BFTA Design Competition 2009 coming soon
16
Dec '08
The British Fur Trade Association (BFTA) is pleased to announce that students can send in their entries, from now onwards, for participation in the BFTA Design Competition 2009.

“This year we have several well-known fashion colleges on board,andwe hope that further colleges throughout the country will join during the next weeks”, says BFTA. The competition enables students to explore the use of fur in fashion and discover the endless opportunities that using fur can give the designer. All entries need to arrive at BFTA offices by Wednesday 4 February 2009.

The competition brief can be sent to colleges by email or post and requires students to design an innovative collection of garments or accessories with a commercial feel.

As every year, finalists will take part in a workshop with a designer and have the opportunity to learn more about the techniques possible when working with fur. Winners will have their garments made up.All materials are provided by BFTA. There is also a cash prize and the overall winner will be entered into the International Fur Trade Federation's international competition, Remix 2009.

Currently nearly 400 designers work with fur. The BFTA would like to raise consumer awareness and promotes the use of Origin Assured fur (OA).

Origin Assured is a new labelling programme designed to give consumers confidence about the provenance of the fur they are buying. Just as people wish increasingly to know the sources of their food, coffee and clothing, they would like to know about the source of their fur.

When consumers see the OA label, they can be certain that the fur comes from a country where national or local regulations or standards governing fur production are in force.

British Fur Trade Association


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Fashion Revolution/Fashion Transparency Index

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Apr 2018

Transparency helps in swiftly alerting brands

Disclosing key supplier, supply chain and operational information...

Japan’s clothing imports up 4% in fiscal 2017

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Apr 2018

Japan’s clothing imports up 4% in fiscal 2017

Japan’s imports of clothing and accessories increased by 4 per cent...

Courtesy: Fashion Revolution/Fashion Transparency Index

Fashion | On 23rd Apr 2018

Top global fashion brands now more transparent

Fashion Revolution’s Fashion Transparency Index 2018 reveals Adidas...

Interviews View All

Top executives
Textile industry, India

The event should be organised every year

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


April 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.9%
No
12.6%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 103

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.1%
No
29.1%
Skip
7.8%

Total Votes: 103

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.4%
No
8.7%
Skip
3.9%

Total Votes: 103

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
7.8%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 103


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search