Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Call to artists! Worn Again 2010: Recycled Fashion Benefit for Books on Wheels

A Cast-Off Couture Showcase: CALL TO ARTISTS!
Friday, July 2nd at Art6 (6 East Broad Street)
Doors open at 8, $5 minimum suggested donation at the door.

Worn Again 2010 is our 7th Recycled fashion extravaganza and the latest
opportunity for Richmond designers to take the Worn Again challenge.

Designers and artists will have from May 23rd - June 27th to take cast-off clothing
and materials and turn them into a recycled runway masterpiece!

All are welcome to register but not everyone will make it past our W.A. jury (on June
27th) and walk in our Cast-off Couture Showcase, Friday July 2nd at Art6.
Only designers/artists that bring innovation, craft and overall WOW will be chosen to
represent our mission.

Whether it's high fashion or wearable art, your imagination is your only limitation. After 5 years and six shows we have seen our fair share of talent and we are ready to introduce Richmond to the next level, so shred, dye, deconstruct and re-construct. Tap into your couture and help us prove how innovative and beautiful recycled fashion can be.

Since it's 2005 debut in Richmond, Team Worn Again's goal has been to promote a
recycled lifestyle that is innovative, creative, accessible and always fashionable!
Part of this mission includes raising money for other local grass roots non-profits and
strengthening positive efforts in our community. That's why TWA is proud to donate
all proceeds from Worn Again 2010 to Books on Wheels.
Register today!

$15 non-refundable registration fee per designer

  • Rolling registration: April 25th - June 12th
  • Official Clothing pick-up: May 23rd
  • Worn Again Jury: June 27th
  • Worn Again 2010: A Cast-Off Couture Showcase, First Friday, July 2nd
  • Top 15 designs honored at Eco-Logic, August 6th

About our beneficiary:
Books on Wheels is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that brings free books and
free bicycle repair to low income communities. As a mobile operation Books on
Wheels is able to take this mission beyond Richmond and around the country. By
providing free books and helping educate community members about basic bicycle
maintenance, Books on Wheels ensures access to valuable life-long skills that
promote both physical and mental wellness. While Books on Wheels commonly
works with at-risk youth their services are available to everyone.

For more information please visit:

Please fill out the following information and return this form in an envelope,
clearly marked WORN AGAIN 2010
along with a $15 non-refundable registration fee to the following location.*

Books, Bikes & Beyond: 302 Brookland Park Ave.
Richmond, VA 23222

*or contact worn again@gmail.com
**Please make checks payable to: Books On Wheels




The Official Worn Again Jury is Sunday June 27th.

*Please note that this is a juried exhibition and Team Worn Again does not
guarantee that your work will be chosen for the showcase.

*The official clothing pick-up day is May 23rd and while we suggest you
register prior to this date (to maximize your work time),
registration will be open until June 12th.

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