Exclusive AFC Seminar with Net-A-Porter buyer Sasha Sarokin


A discussion with NET-A-PORTER.COM’s buying manager Sasha Sarokin and designer Dion Lee on the essential relationship between the creative and the commercial, to be hosted by AFC Chair and Vogue Australia Editor-in-Chief Edwina McCann as part of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Business Series,

TIME: 8AM DATE: 16TH APRIL 2015 PLACE: The Box, Carriageworks, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week



Finalists for BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award 2015


BT Financial Group is pleased to announce labels Emma Mulholland, macgraw and Pageant as the finalists for the 2015 BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award. With the first prize valued at $40,000, the winner will be announced at the BT Runway for Success event on 25 March 2015.

2015 marks the third year for one of Australia’s most prestigious fashion design awards and this year’s winner will join the ranks of previous recipients Michael Lo Sordo (2014) and Christopher Esber (2013).

The Award provides the winning designer with a $10,000 cash grant and one year of financial planning services provided by BT Financial Group; two return flights to Los Angeles courtesy of Virgin Australia to further their fashion ambitions; backstage hair services for one major fashion event by TONI&GUY; and two mentoring sessions with two fashion industry icons provided by the Australian Fashion Chamber.