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What is
Junk Kouture?

Junk Kouture is a recycled fashion competition which challenges young people to design, create and model high end couture from everyday junk. It takes in elements of fashion, design, engineering and environmental sustainability and transforms them into a creative contest like no other.

Junk Kouture 2020 is open to all pupils who are enrolled in second level education in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland in the school year 2019/2020.

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After enjoying extensive success with our biggest ever final in 2019 in the 3Arena, we’re impatiently awaiting our 2020 events and we want you to be part of the fun and magic of this year’s competition!

Student registration opens on Monday 6th January (9am) until Monday 20th January (6pm) 2020 only. This gives you invaluable time from now to organise your team and fine tune your design before entering the competition over on

Teacher Registration Opening Soon!

Teacher registration opens on Tuesday 1st October (9am) until Friday 1st November (6pm) 2019. Please note that ALL teachers should register within this time frame via


If you are a SNA for a student who is interested in taking part in the competition, you can also register using the same process – selecting ‘SNA’ on the registration page.