Login | Create Account Poll Currency Weather Facebook Youtube Search

QSI Phuket to hold 11th Trash Fashion Show

On May 3, QSI International School of Phuket (QSIP) will host the 11th annual Trash Fash­ion Show at its school campus. This year, the show will be hosted by the new art teacher Ms Thali, who has plans to make it slightly different from previous years.


Monday 15 April 2019, 11:00AM

Students of all age groups will be participating.

Students of all age groups will be participating.

“This year I’ve decided to make a few changes and come up with a theme for the show. I’ve brainstormed some ideas with students and the theme we decided on is ‘Universe’. Students can create any designs that are inspired by any ele­ments related to the universe,” explained Ms Thali.

The Trash Fashion Show aims to raise awareness about waste, bringing students together to create something beautiful out of what could be considered by many as useless.

Students have been putting a lot of effort and time into coming up with outfits that are made en­tirely of recycled materials. QSIP wants to avoid further waste, and once the show takes place, all the clothes made will be turned into an art display in the school so that students, parents and visitors can take a closer look at the designs.

“The whole point of the Trash Fashion Show is to raise awareness about waste. We want to avoid using materials that are new and we want to make sure that once the event is over the clothes won’t end up in the trash anyway. By creating an exhibit, visi­tors will be able to check out what we have done as if they were visiting an art gallery,” explained Mr War­ren, the media teacher who came up with the idea of turning the outfits into an exhibit.

QSI International School Phuket

Students of all age groups will be participating and have already started coming up with the de­signs and creating their fashion sketches. On top of that the whole school staff, parents and students are working towards saving recycled materials to use in the making of the outfits. Those outside QSIP are welcome to do the same by donating paper, plastic, bottles, bottle caps, can pull-tabs, cardboard, pack­ages, toilet rolls, corks etc. The only requirement is that the recycled materials are delivered clean.

“We have been working hard to bring awareness to the amount of waste we generate and what we can actually create with it all. Students have been mak­ing musical instruments, art decorations, organisers and more with resources that would have been wast­ed otherwise. The leftover material from the Trash Fashion Show will be used to create furniture and objects for use around the school,” said Mr Peters, QSIP’s Director.

The Trash Fashion Show starts at 1pm on May 3. Entry is free. If you would like to support the event by donating recycled materials, please contact Ms Thali at or drop the materials at the school. QSIP is located at 81/4 Moo1, Chalermp­rakiat R.9 Rd, Kathu, Phuket, 83120.



Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

Comments Here:
Comments Left:
# Characters

Be the first to comment.

Have a news tip-off? Click here


Phuket community
Navy launches operation ’Remove Seastead’

I'm wondering if Thailand has any right to touch this object, from what we are told it is in int...(Read More)

Police hunt for lifelong serial sex offender, rapist with mental problems at large in Phuket Town poorly can officials manage a mentally ill person that has proven himself a threat to soc...(Read More)

Mains water supply outage announced

"No water supply,no electricity,by temperatures around 37 degrees....."Silly,couldn't ...(Read More)

Navy launches operation ’Remove Seastead’

300 officials- must be one heck of a photo op!....(Read More)

Navy launches operation ’Remove Seastead’

This whole Seastead affair is a thai exaggerated, overblown, hysterical matter. Where in the world t...(Read More)

Navy launches operation ’Remove Seastead’

300 people involved??? Oh brother. ...(Read More)

Welcoming HMAS Canberra: Australian Navy head to Phuket for training and community activities

Wonder how a Governor + health Officials who have Koh Siray with their poor people in their portfoli...(Read More)

Welcoming HMAS Canberra: Australian Navy head to Phuket for training and community activities

I salute the Australian Navy men and women who going to clean up for 10,000 Koh Siray people,( who s...(Read More)

Push for murder charges against drink-drivers divides force

Harshest action, yes, but legal? Have doubts about that....(Read More)