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WHAT IS JUNK KOUTURE?

Junk Kouture is a global platform to unleash the creative brilliance of young people. One way it does this, is through a fashion competition which challenges the world’s most talented emerging designers, engineers, artists and performers to envision, create and model high end couture from everyday junk!

junk kouture 2021

From January 2021, creators in Ireland and UK will be challenged to design and create their own recycled couture and take part in the Junk Kouture 2021.

Then, in September 2021, Junk Kouture will launch registration for its first ever international competitions – opening in Milan, Paris, New York, London and Abu Dhabi!

Junk Kouture offers incredible prizes for winners. Such as attendance at prestigious events, memorable experiences, bursaries and scholarships, and a monetary prize for the winning school!  (T&Cs apply) 

Abu Dhabi

Registration opens January 2021

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New York

Registration opens January 2021

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Milan

Registration opens January 2021

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London

Registration opens January 2021

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Dublin

Registration opens January 2021

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Paris

Registration opens January 2021

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Take a look behind the scenes…

WORLD FINAL 2022

The Junk Kouture World Final 2022 will see finalists from 13 countries compete to be crowned the Junk Kouture World Designer of the Year, in front of a global audience. With amazing prizes up for grabs, this event will be a fusion of the most exciting, emerging designers and artists from across the world.

We’ll dance, collaborate, and hear from some of the world’s top icons in fashion, sustainability and design.

COMING IN 2022

Los Angeles

Sydney

Singapore

Auckland

Cape Town

Sao Paulo

Joining London, Paris, New York, Milan, Abu Dhabi and Dublin, 7 new territories will complete the Junk Kouture Global Tour in 2022!

Competition Rules

Judging process and rules surrounding the competition.

JK Handbook

Download this handbook for tips and guidance on your road to a Junk Kouture final.

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