winner of Blue fashion challenge 2017
sissal Kristiansen of Shisa Brand
In August 2017, NORA held the first Blue Fashion Challenge on the Faroe Islands. 11 designers from Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Denmark, Norway, Åland and Finland were picked to comped for the price.
Sissal Kristiansen of Shisa Brand won the competition with the Fish Leather smock and travel bag and the seal inspired Seaweed fabric dress.
PRESS COVERAGE FROM AROUND THE WORLD
The competition has received great interest, from around the world. Below there are links to some of the articles that have been on on-line media. After winning the competition, Sissal Kristiansen, of Shisa Brand, has been invited to talk about the competition and sustainable blue fashion in Ireland and on Malta. You can read the speech here.
Eco Warrior Princess has covered the event with great interest and enthusiasm. Here are some of her stories:
Mind Body Green had this article: Why seaweed could be the next fashion statement
Faroeislands.fo brought the news: Seaweed and fish-skin: The future of Sustainable Fashion
The host of the Challenge, Nora, (danish): Blue fashion challenge 2017
Fashion Forum (danish): freya dalsjoe repraesenterer danmark designkonkurrence