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Junk Kouture

Posted on: 26 Jan 2014

It took a lot of time for a group of young designers from GCC to turn a pile of bike tubing and multi-colored copper wire into haute couture. 

But the weeks and months of collecting, weaving, and intricate stitching, to recycle junk into cutting edge fashion looks set to pay off.  

On Thursday the 7th of February, Bank of Ireland made a special visit to Galway Community College to award them the silver ticket. There was only 1 silver ticket awarded in Galway City this year. 

It took a lot of time for a group of young designers from GCC to turn a pile of bike tubing and multi-colored copper wire into haute couture.
It took a lot of time for a group of young designers from GCC to turn a pile of bike tubing and multi-colored copper wire into haute couture.  

 
Junk Kouture is a competition challenging budding designers in second level schools nationwide to create high-end fashion from everyday junk. 

 
The catwalk display for the regional finals of Junk Kouture take place in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Wednesday March 7th. 
There will be a public REGIONAL VOTE for all finalists.

This vote is worth 10% of your overall score, and will take place from 10am on Monday 18th February until midnight on Friday 22nd February.

Voting for both will take place on  app.junkkouture.com – please note that all public voters will be required to register before they can vote.  Thanks for your support !!!