Junk Kouture Finals 2017 – The Winners
Mariusz Malon of Scoil Mhuire Secondary School from Buncrana Co. Donegal was the overall winner of this years Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition. He designed and modelled his piece ‘Enigmatic’ made from an old trampoline, a carpet maker, and a broken chandelier.
The winning school received a cash prize of €2500 and each member of the team got a prize of €500 and a mini iPad.
The competition was judged by ‘X Factor’ judge Louis Walsh, The Saturdays star Una Healy, designer Rhys Ellis and Jane Leavy, programme director of Griffith College.
“The talent is amazing – what these students can do with old bottles and pieces of rubbish is amazing,” Walsh said
Now in it’s seventh year, the competition challenges students to create outfits from recycled materials and junk.
See HERE all the photos from the night