Hovering designer Jill Hyndman hopes her Celtic-inspired pure silk costume will convey her worldwide recognition.

The 25-year-old from Castlederg is only one of eight girls at the moment within the working for victory within the Richmond Middle’s Miss Earth NI Nationwide Costume Design and Creation competitors.

The Star Prize is a £ 500 grant to create the bespoke costume and a visit to the sunny Philippines to compete within the Miss Earth Worldwide Magnificence Pageant the place the costume might be worn on stage by the Miss Earth Northern Eire consultant.

The annual Miss Earth magnificence pageant is televised annually and considered by hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe.

Since any designed costume should be created from environmentally pleasant supplies, it’s becoming that Jill’s costume is made solely from pure silk materials – silk chiffon, silk lace and silk ribbon.

In step with Jill’s proud Irish heritage, his high is impressed by Celtic patterns and is created from crocheted silk ribbon.

And so as to add an additional traditional contact, Jill’s costume begins as a knee-high cape and may be unbuttoned and folded to disclose a fragile quantity with cascading frills.

“Whereas doing analysis on Irish heritage, I observed a pattern for girls to put on capes over their clothes,” defined Jill. “It was then that I got here up with the concept of ​​a reworking costume.

“It is a design I am very happy with – I would not change something about it.

“I entered this competitors as a result of I believe it will be a implausible alternative to get my work revealed and to point out it to a big viewers,” continued the Bathtub Spa College scholar.

“It could be surreal to see my design being seen by hundreds of thousands in such a well-known competitors, and getting the prospect to do it will be a win in itself.”

• Remember to take a look at the Richmond Middle Fb web page to love and share Jill’s submit. Voting ends at this time (Friday, Might 19).

Posted: 12:55 PM Might 19, 2017

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