Sustainability + technology = compelling style

Mall goers had the rare opportunity to see the local fashion industry’s technology and sustainability efforts during the recent Sinulid Epilogue at SM Megamall’s Mega Fashion Hall.

A joint project of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Fashion Design and Merchandising

Program and SM Megamall, Sinulid Epilogue is the final installment of the Sinulid trilogy which started in the Sinulid Prologue held last April at the DLS-CSB’s School of Design and the Arts, followed by Sinulid: Altered Translation, an annual fashion show and exhibit held last July at SM Aura Premier.

Sinulid Epilogue featured a series of talks, exhibits, activities and an upcycling competition all focused on the concepts of sustainability and technology. One of the highlights of the event was the gathering of educators from the top fashion schools and programs in the country to discuss “The Impact of Education in Fashion and Sustainable Development,” among other talks. These included CSB, School of Fashion and the Arts, University of the Philippines, Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship, Fashion Institute of the Philippines, and Fashion Institute of Design and the Arts Cebu.

The top 10 collections from CSB-Fashion Design and Merchandising Program, and children’s wear collection were also shown as part of the exhibit. A fashion upcycling contest was held with items from American retailer Forever 21.

Showcased in the event was a 3D body scanner from the Philippine Textile Research Institute, which aims to produce a Philippine standard sizing system. There were also exhibits from industry providers, including Lectra, Norde, Reviva, Triple K and Manila Fashion Supplies.

Total
39
Shares

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Previous Article

Home Radio plays up original Pilipino music

Next Article

‘Manneken-Pis’: World’s most fashionable boy

Related Posts

Read more

Let’s nurture each child’s giftedness

AS the world opens up after this Covid-19 pandemic, we as parents are starting to revert back to our routines and pre-pandemic lifestyles. We somehow assume that as our children start going back to physical school, and we are able to now go out and join social activities, it should be the same for them. The reality is this pandemic has had the biggest impact on our children. Dr. Sean Deoni, associate professor of pediatrics and diagnostic imaging at Brown University, shared that in one of the studies they recently conducted of post-Covid children, they noticed that children were not paying as much attention or not getting as far with the activities as before.  The reason, he shared, is due to the lack of stimulation these past few years.

Read more

5 ways to be healthy—with your kids

WHENEVER we admonish our kids to “Eat your vegetables!,” “Get up from bed already!” and “Put that gadget down now!” for the nth time, how many of us catch ourselves thinking that we should be doing the same?

Read more

Increasing your visibility in the workplace

Carlo Atienza-Sui Generis

ONE of the worst things that could happen during performance reviews is when you list all your accomplishments to your manager, and then they are surprised you did all those things. This is especially true when your manager has numerous direct reports, and your work either flies over their head, or you have not done enough to catch their attention.

Total
39
Share