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Plastic waste and its incredible afterlife... on the Dow catwalk!

Five unique runway shows will showcase the incredible garments and talent that this extraordinary collaboration has brought to life, every afternoon at 5pm from October 19-21 and 24-25 on the Dow Stand in Hall 8a. Don’t miss out!

Exclusively for K 2016, Dow has teamed up with the Fashion & Arts School at Southampton Solent University, UK to bring together a fashion show made entirely out of plastic.
More than 30 young designers have created garments, hair-pieces, make-up and accessories. Join their unveiling live at the K 2016 Dow Stand!


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It is exciting to see how our students have adopted plastic materials and how it fuels their creativity. Most of them are used to plastics as waste or as a by-product at best. Working and experimenting with plastic materials to design up-cycled couture, made them realize the inherent value of plastic and what you can create with it.

Sharon D. Lloyd, Course Leader at Southampton Solent University