Congratulations to the eleven teams who qualified for the regional finals of Junk Kouture, the premier fashion competition for teenagers which challenges them to create high end fashion from everyday junk.

jk2This year’s regional finals take place in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar on 12 March. Twenty creations will be selected to go forward to the national finals in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on 2 May.jk

At the finals last year, the top three from the western region were from the Bower and we were also awarded the Glamour prize, appearing on the red carpet at the London premiere of Mandela – Long Walk to Freedom. Good luck to this year’s competitors.