BENILDE WINS 2016 GREEN FASHION REVOLUTION IN MANILA. De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde emerged as the Grand Winner of the first-ever Green Fashion Revolution (GFR) in Manila held on January 31 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura, Taguig City. Team Benilde’s rivers-inspired design collection Eiron won a clean sweep of all the special awards. They received P75,000.00 total cash prize and trophies made from recycled VECO Â wooden crates.
Aboitiz successfully staged the Manila debut of the Green Fashion Revolution (GFR), an intercollegiate design competition that challenges the youth to create sustainable clothing, footwear and accessories using various waste materials. It aims to educate the young people on the importance of the 3Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle.
With the theme “ECOUTURE: Greener Design For A BetterWorldâ€, talented students from Asia Pacific College (APC), De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, and the University of the Philippines Diliman transformed 211 kilos of waste materials into stunning wearable design collections.
GFR is a Wealth On Waste (WoW) initiative under BetterWorld’s focus area on Waste Management. Through the green design platform, GFR empowers young stakeholders to combat environmental decay, and help build a sustainable planet that can be enjoyed by future generations.