The White Cashmere Collection 2017

The White Cashmere Collection, featuring couture designs crafted in soft sheets of Cashmere Bathroom Tissue is returning for its annual White Cashmere Collection, kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, raising money and awareness.  Also a chance for fashion lovers to vote for their favourite design and win prizes.

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As with the previous years, this 14th annual White Cashmere Collection helps Canadian Cancer Society (previously known as Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation) kicks off its Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a national fund- and awareness-raiser for breast cancer effort.  The collection also marked the return of the limited-edition Cashmere Bathroom Tissue, in which twenty-five cents from the sale of every package goes directly to the breast cancer cause.

The latest 2017 collection is to celebrate #Canada150 with a National Fashion Student Design Competition, with more than 150 students from across the country participated semester-long design challenge from these fashion design schools include, George Brown College, Seneca College, Ryerson University in Toronto; Collège La Salle, Cégep Marie-Victorin in Montreal; Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Blanche Macdonald Centre, Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver; Lethbridge College, and Olds College in Alberta and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

From the more than 150 students, 16 next generation designers were chosen to participated the final runway presentation in which Cashmere fashion bursaries were given out to first, second and third places, in total of $7000.

Here are the 16 finalists,

You can vote for your favourite in Facebook’s Cashmere Fan page for a chance to win a shopping spree.  And for every vote, Cashmere will donate $1* in support of the breast cancer cause.  Contest ends October 26th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST.  Please see Cashmere contest page for details, rules and regulations.

Here are the 3 winners,

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Third place ($1,000), Charlotte Li, Seneca College
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Second place ($2,000), Adrian Arnieri, Ryerson University
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First place ($4,000), Chelsea Cox, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners!  Remember to go Cashmere Facebook fan page to vote for your fav and help the cause and a chance to win!

photos: Ming Siu

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