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Nolcha Partners with Ethical Fashion Forum to launch INNOVATION USA Award
The Sustainable Fashion Design Competition offers the chance to exhibit at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York September 2011
The competition seeks out and celebrates inspirational fashion design that benefits people and the environment by creating substantial impact. INNOVATION USA aims to inspire and motivate the new generation of design leaders to integrate sustainability at the core of what they do, and influence the industry overall, by shifting attention to a triple bottom line where all the stakeholders - people, nature, corporation-
INNOVATION Award is a high-profile award originated from UK, and has gained the support of multiple key figures from the fashion industry including Vogue.com Editor, Dolly Jones. Past INNOVATION Winners boast contracts from prestigious retailers including Topshop, Liberty's, Browns, yoox.com, amongst others.
Applications are accepted until June 17th and available at www.ethicalfashionforum.com/
The judging committee features Adriana Herrera, Founder, Fashioning Change; Debora Pokallus, CEO, Bel Esprit; Kelly Ramirez, Executive Director, Social Venture Partners Rhode Island; Kerry Bannigan, CEO, Nolcha; Jamila Payne, Director, National Association of Sustainable Fashion Designers and Marina Lefkaritis, Marketing Manager, Harrod’s Personal Shopping experience.
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Nolcha is an award-winning leading global platform advancing the business of independent fashion designers and retailers via social e-commerce, New York and London fashion week events and an educational video portal. The company has a strong brand presence with its unique platform and receives positive recognition from world-renowned media outlets such as CBS, Forbes, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Smart money TV, and BBC. Nolcha is sponsored by globally renowned companies including Coca-Cola, Paul Mitchell, Aveda, American Airlines, Ask.co.uk, Macy’s, Escada Perfumes and Procter & Gamble. www.nolcha.com