Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina seeks Asheville-area designer to compete in its Color Me Goodwill Upcycled Competition fashion showThe Orange Peel will welcome back, which will return to The Orange Peel in April 2022.
The 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill showSeven designers will be featured, each creating a five-piece collection that is based on their chosen color. Each designer will receive $200 to purchase clothing and materials at Goodwill stores near their home. They will then repurpose the items to create their collections. Designers and models will be assisted by local hair stylists and makeup artists on the day. show.
“We’re thrilled to bring back Color Me Goodwill in 2022,” Jaymie Eichorn, Goodwill’s vice president of marketing and communications. “Color Me Goodwill is a showcase for Asheville’s unique community of sustainable fashion designers. We’ve had a standing-room-only audience every year, and there is even more anticipation for the 2022 edition.”
A panel composed of experts will evaluate the runway collections. They will be judged on the quality of the garments, their construction and the skill of the seamstresses. design. $500 will be awarded to the overall winner. Audience members can vote for their favorite designerTo be awarded an audience choice award with a $200 prize
“Over the years we’ve been pleased to highlight both established, well-known designers as well as up-and-coming artists,” Eichorn continued. “We’d like to present a slate of designers with distinct, original perspectives, so we encourage applicants of varied backgrounds and experience levels.”
Color Me Goodwill allows designers to apply as individuals or as a team of up to three. All levels designExperience is welcome. To apply, visit www.goodwillnwnc.org/cmgdesigners/ and complete the application materials by Monday, Nov. 1. The applicants will need to upload photos or links to their online portfolio. These should reflect their work. design skills.