Category: News

Pre-loved & Post-loved

6 reasons to shop pre-loved and donate your unwanted clothing to your closest charity store! NCBI as a sustainability and recycling champion is delighted to partner with Junk Kouture to share knowledge and materials with the students. DID YOU KNOW?   1) A mind-boggling 100 billion items of clothing are produced each year Overproduction and … Continued

A SPORT FOR CREATIVE KIDS; ROCKET SPORTS JOINS FORCES WITH JUNK KOUTURE

    Junk Kouture, the world’s largest sustainable fashion competition for young people, has signed a strategic partnership with Rocket Sports, (the sports marketing agency co-founded by Sir Elton John and Luke Lloyd-Davies), as its lead brand partnerships agency in the UK and Europe.   Defined by co-founder Troy Armour as a “sport for creative kids”, … Continued

ETIHAD AIRWAYS PARTNERS WITH JUNK KOUTURE

The World Final of Junk Kouture 2022 hosted at Etihad Arena on 11 January 2023!   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates announces its partnership with Junk Kouture, the world’s largest sustainable youth fashion competition. Junk Kouture’s partnership with Etihad Airways will see an exciting … Continued

Important Statement Regarding the Upcoming City Finals

STATEMENT FROM JUNK KOUTURE – MAY 2022   Due to unforeseen circumstances, involving a number of positive Covid-19 cases across our touring team, we have had to make the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming shows.   London – 19 May Milan – 23 May Paris – 25 May New York City – 8 June … Continued

Soulé joins Junk Kouture Dublin judging panel

Junk Kouture is pleased to announce a new addition to the Dublin City final judging panel, as one of Ireland’s best upcoming musicians – Soulé – joins for 2022. No stranger to the stage herself as one of Ireland’s freshest young voices at the forefront of the new wave of Irish pop, Soulé has landed … Continued

Judges announced for Junk Kouture NYC!

Junk Kouture is excited to announce the outstanding lineup of judges for the NYC competition, with Dr. Ben Barry and Designer Nicole McLaughlin joining Emma McKee (The Stitch Gawd) as New York City judges. Dr. Ben Barry is Dean of Fashion and Associate Professor of Equity and Inclusion at Parsons School of Design in New … Continued

EdWeb Series is back for its second edition!

Join us for our next online, live session where you can meet the team, get tips from experienced Junk Kouture teachers and alumni, and join in on our live Q&A session, to help your students successfully complete their projects on time!   We will also share a link to our NEW Junk Kouture training programme, … Continued

EdWeb series with Junk Kouture!

Junk Kouture is launching an online EdWeb series to support teacher and student’s participation throughout the competition.   As you know, the aim of the Junk Kouture fashion design competition is to challenge your students to  transform everyday ‘junk’ into wearable fashion before showcasing their finished sustainable designs and backstories to the world in a … Continued

Meet a JK creator from Paris!

Milene is a final year student at ICS Paris.  She entered the 2021 Junk Kouture Competition and has made it to the Grand Final which will be aired on National Television towards the end of the year.  Milene is naturally quite shy and does not like being the focus of people’s attention. However, her creative … Continued

JUNK KOUTURE LAUNCH NEW CPD PROGRAMMES

In education news, we are delighted to partner with the Education Support Centres in Ireland (ESCI) to develop a suite of CPD programmes to support schools on their Junk Kouture journey, funded by Creative Ireland.   Dr Siobhan Kavanagh, Chairperson of the ESCI facilitated an excellent launch webinar for Junk Kouture in late September. Along … Continued

Concrete jungle where dreams are made

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

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