TAP is a student-run Oceanwise initiative dedicated to raising awareness about reducing overconsumption and alleviating eco-anxiety. Trash2Treasure will feature a myriad of talents – from fashion to film to literature – each contributing to the dialogue on sustainable living.
Trash2Treasure is scheduled to take place in the Studio Theatre at cSPACE Marda Loop, Calgary on February 10th, 2024, with the option of both afternoon and evening shows. Doors will open at 2:30 pm and 6:30pm, for the first and second shows, respectively. This showcase is expected to draw the attention of local and international fashion and environmental enthusiasts.
The runway will spotlight hand-crafted South Asian pieces made from recycled fabrics, presenting a diverse array of models, designs and ideas. Trash2Treasure aims to showcase the dynamic nature of the fashion industry celebrating creativity and sustainability through a South Asian lens.
In addition to the runaway presentations, Trash2Treasure will offer hands-on activities, refreshments and networking opportunities, creating an immersive experience for all attendees. This event seeks to spark conversations among industry professionals about over-consumption and sustainable solutions, allowing participants to witness firsthand the trends that will shape the future of fashion.