Second Annual Trash'n Fash'n Show

Making wearable art out of repurposed materials

Second Annual Trash'n Fash'n Show

When: August 5th, 2023, from 6pm to 8pm

Where: New Hanover county Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403

Come join the Plastic Ocean Project for a night of fun and fashion at the Second Annual Trash'n Fash'n Show.  Support the high school students who have organized this event in order to help bring awareness to the community about general wasting habits. Create an amazing outfit made of recycled/reused materials and show it off at the beautiful gardens at the New Hanover County Arboretum.  Attendees please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on!

The Trash'n Fash'n theme for 2023 is Nature!                  
Designers of all ages will have the opportunity to model their fashions made out of repurposed materials like old fabrics, vintage clothing from thrift stores, plastics, and other single use materials like paper, etc.                   

Participants - Rules and Requirements

Deadline for participant registration: August 3rd

This two hour event will have:

2 Raffle items:

$75 OCEANIC gift certificate

 Custom Upcycled Design - Nothing too Fancy Design

live music by Olivia Gillaspie

Food Trucks:

Pepe's TACOS - Food Truck

Sweet Cleo's - gourmet frozen desserts 

Yaupon Tea Company - Drinks

It promises to be a night of wildly creative fashions surrounded by the beautiful gardens at the New Hanover County Arboretum. 

*IF designers DO NOT WISH TO MODEL THEIR OUTFIT, THEY ARE WELCOME TO HAVE a stand in Model Participate. *

100% of the proceeds will go towards the Plastic Ocean Project!

For questions: [email protected]

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