Miami, FL – Miami Swim Week® The Shows and Love for Upcycling invites design students worldwide to compete in a search for the best 12 upcycle resort and swimwear pieces to be showcased during Miami Swim Week from July 5-10 at SLS Hotel on South Beach.
The competition is open to all students currently enrolled in design schools worldwide. Each design piece must include 95% of upcycled materials – maintaining the sustainability ethic guiding all Love for Upcycle fabrications. Please send video submissions to the Love for Upcycling Instagram @loveforupcycling before June 15, 2023, to be considered. Six finalists from the most popular social media will be chosen, and a jury will select 6. Videos should be one-minute showcasing materials used, the process and the final piece. Remember our “rework, reuse, and recycle” ethos when preparing your submissions.
Love for Upcycle company was founded by Jose Alexzander, who has been working with upcycling for more than 30 years. The company is dedicated to promoting and supporting upcycling and recycling artists. Their focus is on responsible and sustainable practices to reduce the negative impact of fast fashion on the planet.
Miami Swim Week ® The Shows is an incubator for emerging designers, including those focused on sustainable [production] and established brands. “We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and promoting ethical and responsible fashion,” said Moh Ducis, founder and CEO of the official Miami Swim Week® The Shows.
Miami Swim Week ® The Shows is owned, managed and the trademark property of the DCSW group. With over a decade of experience producing fashion shows, it has established itself as the fastest-growing luxury fashion show production ecosystem, specializing in innovative fashion concepts, production, and execution.
For more information, visit the Miami Swim Week ® The Shows website here and follow the brand on Instagram – miamiswimweekshows.