Red Carpet Green Dress is extending the competition deadline to November 15th due to the effects of hurricane Sandy.
Organizers of the challenge released the following statement:
“To accommodate designers in the USA, Cuba and Haiti who have been struggling, due to Superstorm Sandy, to finish materials by November 5th, Suzy Amis Cameron, Red Carpet Green Dress Founder, and Samata Angel, Global Campaign Director, have decided to extend the deadline for all potential entrants to Thursday, November 15th.
Just off the heels of this devastating storm that was fueled by circumstances relating to climate change, there couldn’t be a more fitting time to amp up the conversation of sustainability as it relates to fashion. ‘We want to ensure that everyone interested in entering this competition, where ever they are based, is given a fair chance at this fantastic, life-changing opportunity to make a statement on behalf of sustainable fashion,” proclaims Amis Cameron. “And our thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragedy.'”
The winner will get to work with fashion legend Vivienne Westwood directly on the creation of the gown. The gown will be worn by a still unannounced actress at the 2013 Oscars.