An upcycled collection of discarded textiles and secondhand bedsheets of 21-calendar year-old style innovator Darius Jireh Juson is the country’s consultant in Hong Kong’s Redress Layout Award Opposition, the world’s major sustainable vogue structure contest.
Spearheaded by Redress Asia, a non-government organization and environmental charity that promotes sustainability in the vogue marketplace, the competitiveness was released alongside one another with the government’s Produce Hong Kong (CreateHK), an company that champions the advertising and advancement of the imaginative industries in Hong Kong.
With the objective to completely transform the world wide trend field, the function opens the eyes of rising designers on the round vogue program and its sustainable layout theories and approaches. It furthermore serves as a system and rewards promising fashion match-changers to improve the extensive-time period impression of their style and design innovations.
As the lone Filipino semi-finalist, Juson elevated the flag of Philippine artistry and craftsmanship amid a roster of fellow designers from
Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, New Zealand, Nigeria, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, U.S.A, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
The budding artist from Davao City finished a Simple Fashion Style and design Study course at the Fashion Institute of Design and style and Arts Davao. He is currently honing his inventive expertise less than the Fashion Layout and Merchandising (FDM) Method of the De la Salle-University of Saint Benilde in Manila.
Entitled Bed room Fairytale: Act 1, Juson’s Redress Design Award entry is a 10-piece womenswear line that narrates the lifetime cycle of a garment.
Conceptualized and produced with flexibility, operation and sustainability in brain, the assortment used discarded textiles and secondhand bed sheets, sourced from his household and thrift shops, as very well as quilted cotton usually observed in placemats and aprons.
His inspirations come from childhood reminiscences and his fascination with transformative costumes in theatrical demonstrates and animated characteristic films. “I can recall how I applied to drape mattress sheets all-around me and how I transform them into unique seems with just basic safety pins and belts,” he beamed.
“Bedroom Fairytale: Act 1 shows the cyclical process of how we can increase the life of materials: From a bedsheet, revived into a garment, then back as a textile for kitchen area or dining use,” he defined.
The series is also Juson’s contribution to lower squander and lessen the use of raw products. He even opted for purely natural dyeing methods to decrease the general environmental influence of the manufacturing.
“I want my viewers to see outside of the glamour and sophistication that fashion can provide. I want them to benefit the things they by now have – there’s generally splendor in it,” he expressed.
“I assume it is time to be responsive to the current environmental troubles,” he included. “Now that we’ve witnessed the alluring aspect of style, I persuade them to sign up for the gradual vogue movement by leasing, swapping, or donning their garments longer or by getting secondhand, pre-loved, or vintage parts. Let us be mindful of generating an effects on the atmosphere.”
“It is reinventing the thought of outfits – its lifetime does not stop just after staying marketed, rather, there is a new journey of what it can be on the palms of the conclusion-user,” Juson spelled out.
Discover extra about Bedroom Fairytale: Act 1 by this hyperlink (https://www.redressdesignaward.com/2022/darius-jireh-juson). All those who desire to aid Juson progress into the closing round may vote by way of this connection https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QGLRYD6.