Supima, the non-profit organization that promotes the use of what many regard as the cashmere of cotton, will stage a live joint runway show during next month’s New York Fashion Week, hosted by stylist Law Roach.
Supima, in a smart response to the pandemic, staged its annual celebration Design Lab entirely online on Thursday, as the organization looked forward to its next participation at this month’s Hyères Festival.
Amanda Forastieri of Drexel University has won the 2020 Supima Design Competition, one of fashion’s leading prizes for student designers. She has received a $10,000 prize from Supima to kick-start her design career.
Supima, often dubbed the "cashmere of cotton", has supplied dozens of alumni of its Supima Design Competition with fabric to create masks and gowns for medical workers and organizations in the Covid-19 frontlines.
Supima, the cashmere of the cotton world, has won a fresh and artistic accolade. On Monday night, French artist Adrien Vescovi unveiled two giant seven-meter high toiles of dyed Supima inside the Palais de Tokyo.