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Eco-friendly garments: UD senior one of five students nationwide to compete in design competition

Eco-friendly garments:  UD senior one of five students nationwide to compete in design competition

University of Delaware senior apparel design major Brynn Williams is one of five students nationwide selected to compete in one of the outdoor fashion industry’s leading design competitions.

The competition, Project OR, is a race-the-clock event, in which contestants must produce an original, innovative and functional prototype garment for the outdoor industry using performance and eco-friendly materials in 48 hours.

As one of the five student contestants, Williams will attend the Outdoor Retailer (OR) Winter Market tradeshow in Salt Lake City this January, where she will be given a design brief from which to make initial sketches on the show’s opening morning.