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Choose Your 2018 Young Designer of the Year

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We asked all young Irish designers to send in a mood board outlining their designs for a wedding dress for the chance to be crowned Young Designer of the Year onstage at the Wedding Journal Show. This year the standard of entries has been higher than ever and it is clear to see the amount of time, work and creativity that every entrant has put into their inspiring ideas.

Agape Submitted by Hannah Warwick

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Blathanna Submitted by Carol Ann Hughes

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Bridal Look by Valencia Submitted by Valerie O’Shea

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Birds of a Feather Submitted by Caitriona McGettigan

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Liberté Submitted by Stephanie Scanlon

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Submitted by Cara McAleenan

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Naturally Free Submitted by Aoife Finlay

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Submitted by Courtney Shields

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Wings Submitted by Cara Magee

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Submitted by Mayo Ladejoli

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Voting

We have whittled it down to our 10 favourites but we need YOUR help to choose five semi-finalists. Voting will run from Thursday 2nd November until midnight Sunday 12th December and the five entrants with the most votes will go forward to the final where they will be asked to make their dress to be showcased by a professional model on-stage at the Spring 2018 Wedding Journal Shows in Belfast and Dublin. A panel of celebrity judges will then crown one of the finalists Young Designer of the Year 2018!