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Crimson Education Gore, New Zealand
The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards are the longest running fashion design awards of their type in New Zealand. This year, 2019, will be the 21st anniversary of the event. This event is held in Gore, New Zealand in late July. The awards are powerfully established as a key event on the national fashion calendar and continue to attract entries and interest from throughout New Zealand. Entrants are required to design and enter a garment of their own choice in the fabric/fibre suitable to the section they are entering for. Since 1988, the awards have been a competitive platform for all amateur fashion designers to showcase their designs in front of well-regarded industry leaders. Over the preceding years the judging panel has included Karen Walker, Nic Blanchet, Francis Hooper, Trelise Cooper, Kate Sylvester, Liz Findlay, Doris Du Pont and Margi Robertson (of NOM*d). The entries for the 2020 Hokonui Fashion Design Awards open on 1 February. Fore more information visit the official website here .
Feb 26, 2019