The sixth annual Red Carpet Green Dress contest, which challenges young designers to create eco-friendly, awards-show-appropriate attire, has extended the deadline for entries to Jan. 12.
The call for submissions, which kicked off Dec. 15 and was originally set to close Jan. 5, invites emerging designers and fashion students from around the world to enter a sketch of either a red carpet gown or a tuxedo, along with a description of how the design could be created sustainably.
The two winners -- one for the gown design, one for the tuxedo -- will be paired with a high-profile fashion label mentor to create the looks, which will make their debut in front of millions of eyeballs on the
Last year's winners, New Zealand designer Jomnarn Dul and ESMOD fashion student Alice Elia from Paris, saw their creations worn to the Oscars by Kellan Lutz and
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Full contest criteria, including information on how to submit an entry, can be found at the organization's website, redcarpetgreendress.com.