NHNZ helps bring iD Fashion Awards online

NHNZ helps bring iD Fashion Awards online

The iD Fashion International Emerging Designer Awards will be moved online due to coronavirus. 

Uncertainty around international travel, coupled with applicants from 17 countries, prompted organisers to make the event a virtual awards event.

iD board co-chair and iD Dunedin Fashion creative director Margo Barton said the judging panel would assess garments from designer statements, drawings, photos and videos.

"Then we’ll work with the incredible talent at Dunedin’s NHNZ to create a digital production showcasing the talent of these young designers from throughout the world in a sustainable manner.”

The NHNZ-produced videos will premiere at Otago Museum as a part of its Fashion Forward Disruption Through Design exhibition in early May.