The Challenge: Design a garment that represents your culture and how independence influenced that culture.
Winner: Rebecca Stirm
Rebecca’s take on her winning design:
Belize native Rebecca Stirm started off on a winning note, capturing the first design challenge. She tells AW that after receiving the challenge, she immediately envisioned what she wanted to see on the runway. “I chose to highlight two of our main cultural identities — the Hispanic and the Mayan.”
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