The Global Change Award 2016 will be open for applications on September 1, 2016. The five winners will share a grant of €1 000,000 and get tailor-made support for one year from H&M Conscious Foundation, Accenture and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
On August 25, the H&M Conscious Foundation launches the first ever Global Change Award − one of the world’s biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry. By catalysing green, truly ground-breaking ideas the aim of the challenge is to protect the earth’s natural resources by closing the loop for fashion.
The starting place of Designers & Agents, over 15 years ago; D&A LA takes place in the landmark New Mart Building located in the heart of the downtown Los Angeles Fashion District at the Intersection of Ninth and Los Angeles Streets. Designed by famed architects Curlett & Beelman, the first high rise to be built in the downtown Los Angeles area and originally an apparel manufacturing facility, is known today for not only its notable tenant roster but also its proprietor, The Ben and Joyce Eisenberg Foundation. A charitable trust with the provision that all profits be donated to several pre-selected charities, primarily in the fields of medical research and the care of children and the elderly.
Timeless and classic pieces in Julian Chang's collection at the 15th annual Miami Beach International Fashion Week
On March 20, designer Julian Chang showcased at the 15th annual Miami Beach International Fashion Week at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year, the event was the center of attraction for all fashionists with the arrival of more than 60 designers, who presented their exclusive designs and over 100 celebrity guests in attendance. Chang received the Humanitarian Award on the opening night.