Calling all Sustainable Fashion Designers! Put your upcycling skills to the test. Redesign a top, dress or pair of trousers which showcase your upcycling skills to create a wearable new garment. A panel of industry experts will judge competition entries based on creativity, transformation skills and sustainability.

The top five entries to the competition will be showcased in a TRAID shop window and will win a full retail experience with styling advice, as well as £50 in vouchers to spend in a TRAID charity shop. The overall winner will also receive a sewing machine to help them with future upcycling projects.

All participants will have the chance to get a free garment from a pre-selected stock of clothing in a TRAID store for use in the competition, or you can use a garment of your own. The dates available to collect the items of clothing from the TRAID Shop are as follow:

To enter this competition, you must live, work or study in one of the seven north London boroughs. You must submit your proposal by 27 January 2020. Register for the competition using this online form. You need to submit a “before” picture with a brief description of your upcycling project, plus a picture capturing the final result. All accepted entries will receive a confirmation email with details of where to post entries. All garments must be received by 4 February 2020. The winners will be announced on 7 February 2020.

More details including full submission information and the Terms and Conditions here.