Organized by the Industrial Development Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (IDB) and co-organized by the Taiwan Textile Federation, “Taiwan Fashion Design Award” (TFDA) is the most iconic fashion design contest in Asia. Even with the turmoil of the epidemic, the contest is still in full swing! Under the guidelines of the Central Epidemic Command Center, the final selection show and awards ceremony of 2021 TFDA will be held both physical and online fashion show. The physical fashion show exhibits innovative design works will take place at 4:00 pm on October 6th while being simultaneously broadcasted live on the Facebook fan page of IDB and of Taipei Fashion Week. We sincerely invite everybody to participate in this high-quality visual feast and cheer for the designers.
The 12 finalists prudentially selected from nearly 450 contestants from 18 countries and regions including Europe, America, Asia, and Australia will compete on the catwalk stage of fashion show of the finals where they will each present a series of six sets of clothing to compete for prizes totally worth of US$35,000 sponsored by companies including Lealea Enterprise Co., Ltd., Li Peng Enterprise Co., Ltd., Coddy Global LTD., and Fortune Industrial and Commercial Development Foundation. A jury composed of international fashion masters and iconic fashion magazines will overcome the geological barriers to discuss and select via internet connection to announce the final results of the competition in a real-time manner.
The key points of the theme, such as “sustainability”, “creativity”, “functions”, and “performance” allow the maximum freedom of creation for the designers. The works of the finalists this year have their own unique characteristics, covering the exploration of the psychological fields or the contour changes developed by the speed mechanics, the deconstructed Hollywood-style cowboy spirit from the 19th century, the depth of three-dimensional volume brought by special yarns combined with the origami structure, the futuristic concept of human body packaging or the design emphasizing computer simulation of the human consciousness, and the distortion structure of the plates caused by the earthquake, etc., the viewers will experience the visual freshness brought by these innovative designs.
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