Yang Qi Ying (l) + Elena Loesch (r)
If these pics are anything to go by, the response has been pretty impressive, both in terms of the caliber of individual talents, and also their inventiveness. The fate of the 11 designers is now in the hands of not only those aforementioned celebrity judges who'll decide who gets to dream up a sustainable collection to be sold in Esprit stores next year, but also the rest of us eco fashion fans.
Wang An Qi (l) + Gong Jia Qi (r)
Voting for content's EcoChic People's Award opened today and any and everyone is invited to peruse designers' impressive efforts and decide which one of 'em gets to visit John Hardy's sustainable production facilities in Bali, Indonesia, to learn first-hand how the jewelry brand integrates sustainability into the core of its business.
Tiffany Fung (l) + Fu Xia Yan (r)
To help with the decision-making process and see the outfits' creation in the flesh, so to speak, head to the Grand Finalists' Exhibition, currently on show in Shanghai and touring to Beijing and Chengdu next month. For more information on that, check the listing here, and to vote for your favorite designer, visit the official website here.