Bush students at Junk Kouture final
Bush Post Primary School will be represented at the final of Junk Kouture after their entry ‘Expresso Yourself’ won through from the semi-final.
The dress was created by Leah Condon and Lucy Murphy out of empty coffee bean bags, under the guidance of art teacher, Amanda McDonnell.
Junk Kouture is a national competition for second level students in Ireland and Northern Ireland which challenges teenagers to create high-end wearable fashion from everyday junk that would normally find its way into the bin. Junk Kouture aims to inspire and ignite passion in these teenagers while at the same time subtly educating them about the importance of recycling and reusing waste for the good of the planet. In the last number of years.