The Design-A-Bag (DAB) online competition is open for designers and design students worldwide. Organised by APLF, the annual event brings together a global design community to Fashion Access trade fair in Hong Kong to showcase their creations to the world and exchange design concepts. This year, the theme is leather ‘Recycling, Upcycling, Retro-Future, Redesign in a Sustainable Way.’

The three finalists will win a free trip to Hong Kong to attend the final judging event during Fashion Access and APLF and a US$500 cash prize. The overall winner will be rewarded with a four-week bag design course at Arsutoria School in Milan valued at US$4,200 and a US$1,000 subsidy for accommodation.

The deadline for submission is May 3, 2021. For further information, please click here.