Beautiful Monster | Ireland 2021
700 Hand Cut Pieces Of Recycled Egg Boxes
Wicked Westwood | Ireland 2019
Synthetic hair, blinds, pillowcases, and a football lining were combined through hand styling, folding, and sewing
This fireside-style conversation will feature Troy Armour (CEO, Junk Kouture), Anne Whiting (Founder, Anne James New York) and Reza Cristian (Editor-in-Chief, SUSTAIN The Mag), as they discuss how circular practices such as thrifting and upcycling, as well as the principles of programs such as Junk Kouture, can help young people positively influence future generations with their fashion choices.
There will also be an opportunity for a Q&A with both guests, and a chance to see up-close a number of Junk Kouture creations – designs made completely from recycled waste.
An online festival of finals will begin on Monday, 24 October, across London, New York, Paris, Milan, and Abu Dhabi. The Junk Kouture website will air a City Final each evening at 7pm local time. A great chance for our entire Junk Kouture community to check out all the amazing talent competing for a spot at this year’s World Final in Abu Dhabi on January 11th!
Reminder to all students competing in this year’s city finals to contact their teacher for all competition-related information. For any further support please contact email@example.com
The 2023 competition is open to all post-primary students aged 13 – 18 across New York.
Look around you and get creative! Everywhere you see waste, there is opportunity! Recycled materials tell stories, and also make for fabulous fashion and bring creativity to life! A design can be crafted into any style of wear- from glamour to theatrical. The only really important rule is that your deign is made from 100% recycled materials! Be brave, take chances, experiment, and push the boundaries! We vision a cleaner and more sustainable environment. Show us your dreams of the future, show us these through design!
Have you kicked off your 2023 Junk Kouture journey? Are your students developing and finalising their designs? Visit our Education Hub to access downloadable assets, the starter kit, masterclasses, CPD courses and so much more!
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