RCGD GLOBAL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TENCEL AND CLO ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF THEIR LARGEST, MOST INNOVATIVE GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE CONTEST FOR YOUNG AND ESTABLISHED DESIGNERS TO EXPERIMENT WITH VIRTUAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

LOS ANGELES, Tuesday 2nd November – RCGD Global™ (RCGD), in partnership with TENCEL™ and CLO, have named this year’s global design contest winners.  Open to emerging and established designers over the age of 21, this year, applicants submitted a digital sketch of their sustainable red carpet design before the international contest closed on the 23rd […]

Tingting Chen – Sustainable Fashion and her time with RCGD in 2015

In 2015 Tingting Chen dressed actor @jake_mcdorman in a tuxedo comprised of dead-stock 100% wool, lining made of dead-stock 100% GOTS certified organic peace silk, and a trim of peace silk dyed with logwood. McDorman wore a vegan shoe from Moo Shoes called The Innovator, a shirt by @ekocycle™️ and hemp boxers. Fashion designer and Associate [...]

RCGD Global™ announces 2020 Global Design Contest winners

The RCGD Global Design Contest 2020, in partnership with TENCEL™ Luxe, has awarded an exciting opportunity of a lifetime for two winners within the international fashion design community. Open to emerging and established designers over the age of 21, this year, applicants submitted a digital sketch of their sustainable red carpet design before the international […]

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We are reconnecting with our roots…after all RCGD Global began as a global design contest for designers around the world! We have some exciting design initiatives coming up in 2020 and beyond, and we would like all designers to be part of it! Sign up through link here.

Going green with RCGD

In 2014, Alice Elia, a former student at ESMOD in Paris designed Olga Kurylenko’s gown in 2014. Kurylenko’s gown is 100% GOTS certified organic peace silk and 100% GOTS certified organic silk, hand-dyed with Sappanwood and then over-dyed with madder root to achieve the resulting shade of red by Penny Walsh. Kurylenko wore a RCGD Global […]

Winner of Vivienne Westwood prize – Talia Connolley

We have our winner! Congratulations to Talia Connolley from Rhode Island School of Design for securing the RCGD Global prize to spend time with fashion house Vivienne Westwood in London. Thank you to ALL of our entrants for your patience in the selection. This took a little longer as the entries were simply too good […]

Win an Internship at Vivienne Westwood – deadline extended 

This year’s student competition element to the campaign will be held on the RCGD Global website in collaboration with Vivienne Westwood’s London ­based fashion house. Vivienne Westwood’s Head of Couture, Brigitte Stepputtis, will be choosing one winner from the worldwide contest, open to anyone over the age of 18. The winner will: – Be flown […]

RCGD Global design contest announces esteemed judge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RCGD Global Announces Vivienne Westwood As Judge And Mentor Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 2012 With great delight, Suzy Amis Cameron (above, right), Founder of RCGD Global, and Samata Angel (above, left), the Global Campaign Director, have announced that Vivienne Westwood (above, center) will not only serve as a judge for this […]