Second-year student Kévin Germanier has won this year’s EcoChic Design Award, organised by fashion NGO Redress. Kévin, who is studying BA Fashion at Central Saint Martins, represented the UK at the sustainable fashion design competition.
Speaking about his victory, Kévin said: “Making it to the final of the EcoChic Design Award has been an exceptional experience. Winning this prize is an unprecedented opportunity for me, as an emerging designer, to create a collection that represents the future of fashion design, production and consumption.”
Kévin’s prize will be to design the first up-cycled collection for Shanghai Tang. Raphael le Masne, Executive Chairman of the Chinese luxury brand, said: “We are delighted to welcome Kévin Germanier to our design team in Hong Kong, to create their up-cycled collection for Shanghai Tang’s global customers.”