Sumary of Junk Kouture goes global as fashionistas embrace recycling:
- Clothes made from plastic cutlery, bike gears, old aprons, recycled glass and Barbie dolls are just some of the materials used by teenage creatives to be unleashed next week at the grand final of the annual Junk Kouture fashion competition for schools around Ireland..
- The fashion extravaganza, usually held in the 3Arena before an audience of thousands, takes place instead with a film aired on RTÉ2 for the first time..
- The wild, superstar creations made by post-primary Irish students from 12-18 years from recycled junk now has an alternative, televised, modern format to counter the effects of the pandemic..
- Junk Kouture began 10 years ago as a small independent fashion competition for local secondary schools in the northwest of Ireland by Buncrana-based entrepreneurs Troy Armour and Elizabeth O’Donnell…