'Trashion' designers needed for Trashy Fashion Show

Students, adults, individuals and groups will compete for cash prizes and the Best in Show title of Trashiest Designer. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the best designs in the following categories: Junior Designer (Grades K-5), Teen Designer (Grades 6-8), High-End Designer (Grades 9-12), and Adult Designer (Ages 18+). Deadline for entry is Monday, March 15. Interested participants must apply online at www.LargoRecycles.com or call 727.586.7424.

Amateur eco-fashion designers of all ages will showcase their wears at the Third Annual Trashy Fashion Show, a recycled fashion show at the Largo Cultural Center. In celebration of Earth Day, the Trashy Fashion Show will be held on Thursday, April 22 at 6pm and will feature a runway 'trashion' show and Green Expo.

Participants are encouraged think outside of the blue bin to create their wearable designs of at least 75 percent recycled or discarded items. The Trashy Fashion Show aims at instilling the importance of alternative waste solutions. Participants and attendees learn how to creatively reduce, reuse and recycle their waste into trashy trends.

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