Pop star Soulé will join Roz Purcell, Louis Walsh and Stephen McLaughlin to judge sustainable style at the Junk Kouture finale.
For the finale, which takes place on May 5th at the Bord Gáis Energy Theater in Dublin, 60 outfits will be modeled on stage using 100-piece recycled materials.
All outfits will be designed and created by students aged 13-18 across Ireland and the top 10 will advance to the first-ever Junk Kouture World finals to be held in 2022.
Where the World Finals will be held has not yet been announced and the top 10 outfits from the Dublin show will compete against students from London, Paris, Milan, New York and Abu Dhabi.
Soulé, who will also perform on the night of the finale, joins influencer and fashion upcycling enthusiast Roz Purcell, fashion designer Stephen McLaughlin and Louis Walsh in the search for the top 10 designs.
Speaking of entering the competition, the singer said: “I am delighted to be joining the Junk Kouture judging panel for the Dublin City Final 2022!
“As a singer, I know that both your performance and your fashion choices play a big part in helping you be memorable on stage.
“I will be on the lookout for young designers who will give 110% to their performance and express their inner Lady Gaga who has made so many fashion statements throughout her singing and acting career!
“When I watched the regional finals last week, I could see that the level of this year’s competition is incredibly high with many fantastic designs. So if you want to stand out from the crowd, a big performance at Bord Gáis on May 5th will definitely catch my eye!”
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Longtime Junk Kouture judge Tracey Fahy and Griffith College fashion design program director Jane Leavey will also return as technical judges.
Tickets for the final in Dublin City go on sale on April 1 at 9am from Ticketmaster and the Bord Gáis Energy Theater box office.
https://www.independent.ie/style/popstar-soule-will-judge-sustainable-style-at-junk-kouture-final-with-roz-purcell-and-louis-walsh-41499754.html Pop star Soulé will judge sustainable style at the Junk Kouture finale with Roz Purcell and Louis Walsh