(DALIANNEWS)- "Dalian Cup" International Youth Fashion Design Contest 2018 kicked off at Dalian Z28 Fashion Silicon Valley, September 13, 2018.
Themed of “New Era Design”, the contest recieved more than 1, 200 entries. After the preliminary selection and publicity, a total of 37 contestants and their design works got through to the final last night.
The number of the overseas contestants also saw a record high this year with 16 designers from Italy, the UK, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and other countries competing for the final.
The event aims to attract global top designers to gather in Dalian and develop fashion industry in Northeast China, making creative designs, research and innovation become a core competence of the development of China’s fashion industry.
“Dalian Cup” International Youth Fashion Design Contest, part of China (Dalian) International Garment & Textile Fair (CIGF) 2018, is co-hosted by China Fashion Association and Dalian Municipal People's Government.