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Meet | Artisans of Fashion

The richness and diversity of textile traditions provide sustainable solutions for the fashion industry layered with cultural heritage, authenticity and stories of positive social and environmental impact. Founder & CEO of Artisans of Fashion (AOF), Caroline Poiner is on a mission to find a way to engage with industry and develop new technologies, strategies and processes to create ethical pathways for designers to access these incredible cultural traditions as a key factor in the design process…

5 March 2019
Watch | Frontline Fashion

Frontline Fashion is an award-winning documentary co-created by Redress and Mustard, aiming to inspire consumers about sustainable fashion…

2 March 2019
Meet the AFC Board of Directors | 2019

Meet the Board Members representing the newly established Australian Fashion Council, as voted by members of the merged entities, the Australian Fashion Chamber and Council of Textile and Fashion.  

18 February 2019
Meet | SELJAK BRAND

We caught up with Karina Seljak, Co-Founder and Director of the Tasmanian based SELJAK BRAND, to talk about their closed loop design approach, and vision for a world without waste…

5 February 2019
The MFW Student Award Finalists! (Copy)

Get to know the finalists for this year’s Student Award at Melbourne Fashion Week; Hannah Berry, Lucy Broomhall, Navarone Johnson, Nigel Vogler! The award acknowledges the top five student collections which demonstrate excellence in research and development of fashion design, innovation, construction and potential to contribute to the future growth of the industry. We're thrilled to support the award alongside the City of Melbourne and búl.

6 November 2018
International Sourcing Expo 2018!

It's Back! Returning to Melbourne from Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 November 2018, the International Sourcing Expo Australia brings the world to you.

29 October 2018
Fashion Equipped | Social Media Success Coaching Programme

AFC members, Claire Goldsworthy (The Fashion Advocate) and Elizabeth Formosa (Fashion Equipped) have partnered to offer an exclusive learning program: Social Media Success Coaching.

2 May 2018
Garment Labelling with APN
_ Garment Labelling with APN Thanks to Pinakin Chaubal from APN Performance Testing for taking us through the ins and outs of labelling for garments at our last Friday Afternoon Session. Didn't make it along? Not to worry. We've got some notes for you here! See the Presentation >> On The Blog 1 Apr 2021 […]
16 November 2017
! FASHION360 !
! FASHION360 ! CEA's Fashion Accelerator is back and looking to recruit the 2018 group of fashion creatives, committed to driving their labels to the next phase! The team have been working very hard on the new rollout for next year and have just rebranded the program to be called Fashion360.  Thuy Nguyen | CEA's Fashion […]
9 November 2017
Industry Call Out | Australian Sizing Standard Project

We are calling for letters of support for an industry project to address the lack of Australian clothing size standards for men and women. The ultimate goal of the project is to develop an Australian Sizing Standard with Standards Australia's support.

9 August 2017
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia - Dion Lee Resort 2018
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14 Dion Lee Resort 2018 (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images) Dion Lee opened Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia presenting his Resort 2018 collection held outdoors on the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House. Despite threatening grey skies, the show drew a large crowd of industry heavy weights and international photographers. Lee's […]
15 May 2017
Australia & New Zealand International Woolmark Prize Nominees announced
From left: Thomas Puttick, Chris Ran Lin, Elissa McGowan, Blair Archibald, Jessica Grubisa and Madeline Harman of Harman Grubisa, Jason Alexander Pang of AMXANDER. Photo by Tim Kindler International Woolmark Prize nominees for Australia and New Zealand have been announced and include AMXANDER - Australia, Chris Ran Lin – Australia and Blair Archibald - Australia […]
4 May 2017
AFC Seminar: 'Exporting to the US' (April 26, 2017)
In partnership with City of Sydney, the AFC will be hosting its first seminar of the year... 'Exporting to the US' This seminar will focus on exporting to the US, taking an up close look at Export Market Development Grants (EMDG). The seminar is an excellent opportunity for designers to attend and hear an in depth explanation […]
11 April 2017
THREE WOMEN ARRIVE Fashion Film
ThreeWomenArrive2 As the global fashion industry is starting to realise the significance of film as a necessary creative tool, a fashion film featuring Australian talent has emerged featuring our very own AFC members.  THREE WOMEN ARRIVE ,  a collaborative fashion film by Marie Schuller and Görkem Hayta, features designs by AFC members - Dion Lee , Toni Maticevski and […]
4 June 2016
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