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Junk Kouture appears at Climate Week NYC this month (20-26 September)   As part of its global expansion, Junk Kouture will appear at Climate Week NYC this month for the first time. As ‘Sustainable Living’ partner for the event, Junk Kouture will have a presence in New York with a number of exciting activations taking … Continued

Junk Kouture funding round secures $1m investment

Junk Kouture’s trajectory to global expansion has taken another positive step, with the securing of $1 million (€840,000) in seed funding. The funding round values Junk Kouture at $12 million.   The financing is to be used to accelerate the rollout of Junk Kouture’s platform in New York, London, Paris, Milan and Abu Dhabi – … Continued

‘Behind The Design’ launches as part of Cruinniú na nÓg

Junk Kouture was delighted to introduce a brand-new workshop ‘Behind the Design’ as part of Cruinniú na nÓg, a day of free creative events for the youth of Ireland.  Hosted on Junk Kouture’s YouTube channel, the workshop consists of three episodes and design teams from the 2020 Grand Final, Get with the Programme from Our Lady’s Bower Athlone, Blinded by Perfection … Continued

PEACE UNFOLDS scoops bright Enterprise Award at Junk Kouture Grand Final

Three students from Portlaoise walked away as winners of the Junk Kouture bright Enterprise award in the rescheduled final of Junk Kouture 2020 on Thursday 4th February on RTÉ 2. Sarah Tuohy, Elise Finn and Grainne McCaul of Scoil Chríost Rí were awarded the prize sponsored by green energy supplier bright Energy for their design … Continued

Synergy crowned 2020 Junk Kouture Overall Winner!

Donegal students Brónach Harkin, Robyn O’Donnell and Orlaith Doherty win rescheduled final with Elie Saab-inspired dress made of sea glass, plastic milk cartons and smashed jam jars  “I’m never going to look at a milk carton the same way!” – Judge Michelle Visage  Months of sewing, cutting and smashing glass paid off for three Donegal students Brónach Harkin, Robyn O’Donnell and Orlaith … Continued

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