CFD SUSTAINABLE FASHION WINNERS
DUBAI BASED FASHION AND DESIGN COLLEGE AWARDED STUDENTS
December, 2018 – Dubai: The College of Fashion and Design in Dubai awarded trophies and scholarships to the winners who participated in the Sustainable Fashion Competition.
With an aim to educate and spread awareness amongst the youth, CFD designed a competition that brought forth ground-breaking concepts and ideas in creating sustainable designs. Budding fashion designers from over 27 UAE schools participated in this competition and presented their designs under three categories; 1. Zero waste fashion 2. Up-cycling fashion, and 3. Reconstruction of waste textile.
Leading judge of the competition, Moussa Daya from Si Fashion picked the final winners of the competition. Fashion designer Moussa Daya has over 23 years’ experience and knowledge in the technical and operational aspects of fashion. With a fashion degree from Y Institute, Beirut, Moussa’s extensive experience in styling, pattern making, design and quality control added immense value to the judging process.
The top three winners received 70 per cent scholarship at CFD; the first runners up walked away with 50 per cent scholarships and the second runners up walked with 30 per cent scholarships. In addition, one full scholarship was also awarded to special needs participant.
The College of Fashion and Design, Dubai:
The College of Fashion and Design has aligned its initiatives to the UAE’s Vision 2021 by providing educational excellence in the field of Fashion and Design. Conveniently located in Business Bay, Dubai, CFD students are able to enjoy a vibrant fashion and cultural environment in a safe and multicultural city. It is the only accredited fashion and design educational institute offering Bachelor’s degree in fashion and design.
CFD faculty are highly skilled professionals with solid theoretical backgrounds and compelling research interests. Their years of experience are shared with the students through the use of hands-on practical exercises and industry-based projects. “We provide opportunities for students to have real-life experiences in the fashion and design industry. We collaborate with local and international industry leaders to provide an education that is relevant to the fashion design business, today!” Haifa Al Anjari, Dean. Collaborations with local designers, participation in fashion events and an embedded internship program ensure that all CFD graduates gain valuable real-world skills leading to diverse career options.
CFD offers a comprehensive curriculum covering both creative Fashion and Design skills along with the essential Business and Communication skills necessary to be successful in the competitive world of fashion. Students are able to complete a 2 Year Diploma in Fashion and Design and continue seamlessly for a further 2 years to complete a well-recognized Bachelor degree in Fashion Design or in Fashion Business Management.
CFD is well-equipped with professional-quality fashion and innovation labs containing industrial sewing machines, ironing machines, a 3D printer, a laser cutter and an embroidery machine. A computer lab with MAC computers for digital design and a full-service Nikon photography lab are available for students to develop their skills. The CFD library boasts an exciting collection of Fashion and Business books, magazines, and films as well as access to three comprehensive databases of online resources.
Admissions & General Inquiries:
For the new term are open now and prospective students can apply online www.cfd-dubai.com.
For more information contact Tel: +9714 563 7777