Australian Fashion Laureate Awards 2018

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The Australian Fashion Council congratulates the winners of the 2018 Australian Fashion Laureate Awards.

Among the winners were Co-Chair of the AFC, Edwina McCann, and AFC Members Song for the Mute, Romance Was Born, Zimmermann and Albus Lumen!

The recipients were announced at a ceremony held on the evening of 20 November at Sydney’s State Theatre. Judged by a panel of more than 30 industry leaders, the awards honour individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth, development and global promotion of the Australian Fashion industry.

Established in 2008 by IMG, the Australian Fashion Laureate was aims to shine an international light on the exceptional talent and creativity within the Australian fashion industry. 

The full list of winners are:

AUSTRALIAN FASHION LAUREATE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
EDWINA MCCANN

BEST AUSTRALIAN WOMENSWEAR 
ROMANCE WAS BORN

BEST AUSTRALIAN MENSWEAR 
SONG FOR THE MUTE

BEST AUSTRALIAN EMERGING DESIGNER 
ALBUS LUMEN

BEST AUSTRALIAN RETAILER 
ZIMMERMANN

BEST AUSTRALIAN ACCESSORIES DESIGNER
LUCY FOLK

MODEL OF THE YEAR 
ADUT AKECH BIOR

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL
GEORGES ANTONI

INTERNATIONAL IMPACT HONOUREE
RUSSELL JAMES