The Future Fashion Designer Scholarship was launched by Bruno Pieters' Honest By. Honest By's philosophy is to support and encourage an MA student aiming to innovate in sustainable fashion design and innovation within fashion designers. The FFDs is open worldwide to accessory and garment design students graduating from MA qualifying courses in 2015. Applicant's work will be judged by the design skills and technical innovation, previous work in sustainability is not required.
Encouraging production transparency and sustainable fashion amongst fashion students the FFDS is offering a €10,000 scholarship to "an exceptional student who wants to develop his or her MA collection in a sustainable and transparent way." along with the mentoring from Honest By's Burno Pieters.
The winner of the FFDS will work on either a menswear or womenswear collection in a "100% transparent manner, use sustainable materials where possible and create new and innovative alternatives for animal based materials (such as fur, feathers, leather…)."
Final submissions is accepted until Monday, August 25th 2014 and the winner will be announced in September 2014.
To learn more and apply for the scholarship, visit their website here or email contact@futurefashiondesignership.