Saturday, April 21st, 2012
12-5:30pm Largoing Green Expo
6pm Runway Show
Largo Cultural Center
|What is it?|
|The Trashy Fashion Show was
created to instill an awareness of the|
importance of alternative
waste solutions throughout the Largo community
and in tomorrow's
Adults, students and families will compete for
prizes and the title of
the Trashiest Designer.
|Any age designer/model can submit a 'trash'ion design|
Submissions must be an original fashion
creation of the group or individual applicant(s).
must be made from at least 75% recyclable or reused materials that
would otherwise be thrown away or recycled, this does NOT
include vintage clothing.
sharp edges or other items could potentially harm the model or other models may used in fashions.
Due to the nature of this all-ages, educational event we request that designs are not too revealing and models may be asked to wear secondary clothing underneath their design.
Ideal fashions will help to reinforce an environmental message through a theme or contents of fashion.
There are a limited number of fashions that will be
selected by the Trashy Fashion.
One designer may submit more than one design.
Fashions not chosen for show participation may be selected for display at the
reception preceding the show.
Contestants must submit each of the below steps for eligibility in the show.
Group/class designs are
encouraged. Groups are able to participate in the corresponding age
categories. There are a limited number of fashions that will be
selected by the Trashy Fashion Team for show participation. Fashions
not chosen for show participation may be asked to be displayed at the
reception preceding the show. Only one prize will be given. Models may
have, no more than one backstage helper during the show and dress rehearsal
|Steps to Enter a 'Trash'ion: |
|1. Fill out an entry form by March 21st |
2. Get eco-creative! Remember to use 75% recyclable/discarded items in your wearable creation! (Read Rules of Submission above)
3. Submit a digital photo of your art by April 1 here to be eligible for the show.
4. Submit an environment factoid by April 1 that connects with your fashion to be read on stage fill out form here
Example: Julie's dress is made of 138 sheets of paper in the US we
throw away 4.5 million tons of office paper each year!
5. Submit information about the designer, model and contents of the outfit by April 1
Contestants who do not complete each step will be disqualified from the April 21 show
Download a copy of last year's program to see how we list the descriptions, designers and models.
|What to Expect as a Model|
can select their own models or model the 'trash'ion themselves. Models
do not need any prior fashion experience but should be ready to best
represent the fashion on the 30-foot catwalk|
Models are required to reserve the following time to wear and prepare their fashion:
11am-1pm Arrive at Largo Cultural Center for hair & make up appointments (scheduled).
Noon-1pm practice runway show
2-3pm Pre-judging, Media and VIP Preview
5:30-7:30pm Line up for ticketed show
will have the opportunity to sign up for a FREE hair and
make up appointment courtesy of Midori Salon and Spa.
should arrive at the appointed times without exception (this includes
appointment at Midori Salon and at the Largo Cultural Center stage
Models/designers may be asked to participate in pre-show media events.
will be provided for models/designers on dress rehearsal day. There
will be available for purchase in the Largoing Green Expo
Models will be allowed one additional backstage pre-show pass to help them prepare. No more than one helper per model will be allowed. Anyone wanting an audience seat for the show must purchase a ticket.
|Interest Entry Application........................Wednesday, March 21|
Digital Photo of fashion, contents of fashion, environmental fact, designer and model information.........................................Sunday, April 1, 2012*
*All information must be submitted by April 1st for program publication and fashions
must be completed to allow for Trashy Fashion Team review and
Fashions and program information may be submitted for review by emailing a
photo of the fashion here
If you do not have access to a digital camera please contact for alternate arrangements.
Digital photos of fashions
will be pre-judged and selected by the
Trashy Fashion Show Team for eligibility in the show.
Prizes will also take into consideration model's stage presence.
3 judges will award points to fashions based on the following criteria:
will be selected based on a specific expertise the environment,
knowledge of fashion industry, and general knowledge of sustainability.
- Percent of re-used or re-purposed material
- Environmental impact/message
Judges will only have the information provided about the design to
judge aside from the fashion itself. Please include as much information
about the environmental impact and contents of your design when you
submit your fashion photo.
One winner will be selected from
each of the following categories:
Designer (Grade-levels K-5)
Teen Designer (Grades
High-End Designer (Grades 9-12)
Adult Designer (Ages 18+)
Designer (Best in Show)
4 Runner ups (one for each age category)
All models and designers will receive one participation bag of goodies per fashion.
will be awarded to top point awarded designs. Only one prize per entry.
are subject to change.
$50 gift card
$75 gift card
$100 gift card
$150 gift card
$200 gift card