Trash Fashion Show Macedonia 2016

On June 2, 2016 at the Youth Cultural Center in Skopje, OXO held  the sixth Trash Fashion Show contest, Macedonia 2016,  where  fashion creations made with redesigned materials from waste were created by the teams from 38 secondary schools in Macedonia.

The schools represented themselves with on-stage performances lasting 60 seconds and presented their fashion creations which were made based on this year’s topic:  "Film and cartoon characters" including Tinker Bell, Cinderella, Spiderman, The Devil Wears Prada, Maleficent  and many others made from different types of waste: plastic bags, paper, wires and even old computer chair.

This year, the three-member jury including Branislava Jankovska - Fashion Lover, famous model Katarina Ivanovska and Bojan Trajkovski - frontman of the band "Eye Cue" selected the top three places.

First place was awarded to the team from high school "Josip Broz Tito" for a creation called "She-Edward" made of buttons on keyboards, nylon ropesand cables. In second place was the school DUCOR "Partenija Zografski" from Skopje with a creation called "Michael Jackson" made of plastic, cardboard, tape, insulation tapes and paper. Third place went to school "Naum Naumovski - Borce" from Krusevo who presented their creation "Queen Elizabeth" constructed from openers for cans, plastic bags, paper and wire. The prize fund was provided by Bozinovski and Euro-Ekopak Ltd who gave vouchers to the winning teams.

Trash Fashion Macedonia 2016 was organized by Civic Association OXO and is part of the program Integration of environmental education in the Macedonian educational system.

Each year the Show is organized on the 5th of June which is also World Environment Day and represents an event which is unique  in the region in that it has been organized six years in a row, causing enormous attention in both domestic and foreign media.