Student Design Competition

Taiwan

2024 COMPETITION NOW OPEN

We are delighted for the fifth year to host the Taiwan Region Real Leather. Stay Different. Student Design Competition 2023, a search for the best of Taiwan’s new designers and for those who want to promote slow style and a more sustainable future for fashion.

The competition opens March 1, 2024, and closes on May 11, 2024. Any entries submitted after that date will not be accepted.

Visit rlsd.internationaldesigncomp.com to read the brief and deliverables!

CATEGORIES AVAILABLE:

1

Apparel

2

Footwear

3

Accessories

DESIGNS THAT CELEBRATE THE BEAUTY, VERSATILITY & SUSTAINABILITY OF LEATHER AND CHAMPION SLOW STYLE.

Designs must be made of at least 50% leather from cow hide.

Any other materials used must be natural or organic materials, for example wood or any natural fibres.

No fur or exotic skins. Our mission is to cut waste and utilise materials that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

Plastics must only be used where no natural alternatives are available.

Prizes

Each of the three category winners will receive a trophy, a cash prize [amount to be determined by the regional organisers], certificate and Coffee Table Book covering the competition and including their entry. See all prizes at rlsd.internationaldesigncomp.com!

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Want to learn more about how using leather cuts waste, landfill and carbon? Or about its durability, versatility and timeless style?