Source：Sanda News Agency
Reporter: YOU Shuting
Editor: CAI Jingling
On 28th September, also Sana’s 24th birthday, the final for the Second Originality Contest?Dad’s Shirt was held in the Integrated Experiment and Training Lab of Sanda. Party Secretary ZHU Shaozhong, Party Secretary of Shanghai International Fashion Education Center LIN Jian and Chairman of the Board of Shanghai Kaikai Group ZHOU Xiangming addressed the final contest.
Mr. ZHU showed his gratitude in his speech to Kaikai Group for providing opportunities to Sanda students and to Shanghai International Fashion Education Center for offering great support. He also congratulated students on entering the final. He pointed out that advocating enterprise-university cooperation mode has close relationship with the building of an applied technical university.
At the contest, male models from the Fashion School dressed in delicately designed costumes appeared on the catwalk, accompanied with illustrations from contestants through slides on the screen.Every piece of works embodies the designer’s understanding of “love from dad” and their gratitude.
Compared with the last design contest, which placing more emphasis on originality, this contest valued more on whether the works could be accepted by the market. DAI Yujing, a teacher from the Fashion School said: “Different from children’s clothing in the last season, men’s clothing, though it seems simple from the appearance, needs more delicate design. It is more difficult for contestants and thus they’ve done a lot”. The first three winning costumes will be put into production and sold on the e-shop of Kaikai.
Chairman ZHOU Xiangming mentioned that he could see the time and energy spent on every piece of works designed by students. They showed the love from their fathers through designing costumes and this act reflected their approval of national spirits and traditional Chinese culture. Party Secretary LIN Jian said that he felt the vigor and youth of Sanda students. They can put what they’ve learnt into use and develop their strong points to the full.
Translated by MEN Haiyan