Crowns, feathers, spikes and ruffles — and all with an eco-conscious twist. Not the Met Gala however the dwell remaining of Junk Kouture. Sixty high fashion designs constituted of recycled supplies have been created and modelled by post-primary college students eager for his or her probability to attend the World Ultimate in Abu Dhabi later this 12 months.
9 winners have now been chosen by judges Louis Walsh, Roz Purcell, Soulé and Stephen McLaughlin to signify Eire.
Bohemian Pampas Tree by Clodagh Ramsey (mannequin) and Dimo Tate of Wilson’s Hospital Faculty, County Westmeath. This residing gown requires every day water, air and lightweight and is constituted of pampas grass, moss and black grass.
Story of Two Pods by Kate Molloy (mannequin), Eimear Keenan and Samantha Irwin of Moate Group Faculty, County Westmeath, constituted of 3,000 espresso pods, a damaged umbrella, previous heels and an previous Debs gown.
Again to the Future by Joshua Osabuehien and Solomon Eduard (mannequin) of Cnoc Mhuire, County Longford, a futuristic coat of armour towards local weather change constituted of an previous laundry basket, automobile wipers, and an previous bathe mat.
Acantha by Genevieve Keane of Ursuline Secondary Faculty, Tipperary impressed by the story of St Patrick and constituted of potato sacks, curtains, wool and previous carpet.
Ode to Pleasure by Maha Shahzadi (mannequin), Jadine Keane-Fitzpatrick and Somaia Anwari of Coláiste Nano Nagle, Limerick, impressed by the European Inexperienced Deal and constituted of tinfoil, bedsheets and previous rope.
Black Swan by Sky Synnott of Mount Sackville Secondary, Dublin impressed by the story of the Ugly Duckling and constituted of previous raincoats, pillows, quilt covers and hangers.
Minima by Alison Dalton, Emma Touhy and Orlaith McNamara of Scoil Chríost Rí, Portlaoise, Co Laois, made out of greater than 100,000 tiny Styrofoam beads present in an previous beanbag chair and impressed by designer Zac Posen.
On Pointe by Orlagh White and Emma Connolly of Borrisokane Group Faculty, County Tipperary promotes the revival of previous Irish craftsmanship, utilizing weaving, knotting and threading methods and is constituted of bulrushes and feathers.
by Hannah Potts and Louise McChesneys of Monaghan Collegiate, Co Monaghan, made with steel forks, knives and spoons.
And there’s nonetheless a wildcard spot nonetheless up for grabs.
- The Dublin Metropolis Ultimate Highlights present will probably be on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Participant on Thursday, Might 19 at 7pm. 5 designs will probably be picked to compete for the wildcard place on the World Ultimate: a public vote will open instantly after the printed on Might 19 for the viewers at house to vote for his or her favorite.
The tenth design to signify Eire on the World Ultimate will then be introduced dwell on RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Present in June.
The ultimate 10 Irish designs will probably be up towards 50 different designs — 10 from every of Junk Kouture’s different metropolis finals of their 5 new territories: London, Paris, Milan, New York and Abu Dhabi. On the World Ultimate, there will probably be six particular person Metropolis Designer Awards for every location plus the first-ever Junk Kouture World Designer of the 12 months. Different prizes up for grabs embody the Glamour Award, Wearable Artwork Award, Innovation Award and a Efficiency Award.