The Australian Fashion Council, together with key supporters The Woolmark Company and His Excellency Brendan Berne, Australian Ambassador to France, co-hosted an evening reception on September 30th to celebrate Australian fashion at Paris Fashion Week.
Australia's premier international sourcing show is back for 2019. Join us in connecting with international industry professionals specialising in apparel, textile manufacturing, marketing and sourcing!
Entries have officially opened for the 2020 Westpac Private Bank Emerging Fashion Designer Award. The prestigious award, formerly known as the BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award, aims to identify and showcase Australia’s most promising emerging fashion designers and provide financial support, advice and mentoring…
Welcome back to our series delving into the links between the Sustainable Development Goals and Australia’s textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) industry. This time round, we explore the role the our industry can play in achieving SDG 5; Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
The National Wool Museum will host a major new biennial Design Festival in 2020 – inviting fashion designers, makers and artists to make items of headwear, neckwear (including scarves), bodywear or footwear and complete looks – which respond to the Festival’s 2020 theme of “Design for the Future: Sustainable and Ethical Textiles and Fashion.”
Undress Runways was born out of a pop-up runway at a Brisbane car park in 2011. The event strives for sustainability in fashion, diversity on the runway and setting a higher bar for the industry. Since then, Undress has grown into Australia’s leading sustainable fashion runway event worked on by hundreds of people each year. We have showcased over 100 Australian and international sustainable designers, welcomed more than 5,000 guests to our shows and reached 50,000 people each year.
We catch up with AFC Member Jodie Hilton, CEO and Founder of The New Garde, to talk emerging businesses, local manufacturing and the newly launched Maison Garde and the Uncommon Store…
RawAssembly™ Melbourne will be showcasing a wide variety of exhibitors and product innovations that embrace the ‘law of return’ and the positive impact this has on the earth. These exhibitors and innovations are a small part of what will be accessible to all visitors, with the aim to inspire and enable the industry to ‘source differently’ We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne at the Deakin Edge on the 28th & 29th October.