Bangladesh fashion students’ Denim design contest, an initiative to bring the talent of aspiring young designers of Bangladesh to the world by Denimsandjeans Dhaka, concluded successfully, as stated in a press release. The students showcased collections on the theme ‘denim in high fashion’ at the fifth edition of Denimsandjeans. Students from multiple fashion universities including INIFD, NIFT, SMUCT, and BUFT had participated in this competition. The 15 shortlisted designs were voted by all exhibitors and visitors at the event.
The Fashionim runway displayed the collections of Vicunha Textile and Envoy Textile. For the first time the designs of young students of Bangladesh were showcased to an international audience which included the Diesel team from Italy and India.
Shovon Majumder from SMUCT secured the first placed and Fatema Zohoro from SMUCT stood second in the contest. The students were well appreciated for their striking designs by all the attendees. The whole process of students design competition was guided by Anna Troupe, a sustainable design lecturer and social entrepreneur based in Dhaka.