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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
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 6
Fashion Design Studio FDS Innovators Source: Getty Images The Fashion Design Studio's Innovators Show features the next generation of young talent to the industry since 1999 and is credited with producing international heavyweights like Dion Lee and Zimmermann. This year was no exception with Jessica Van, Kakopieros by Demetra, Ahmad Taufik, Frederick Jenkyn, Ipsen by […]
21 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 5
Camilla Camilla Source: Vogue Australia With a bright and early 7am kickoff, Camilla Franks hosted her African inspired Resort 17 Collection aboard luxury super yacht 'The Seadeck' on Sydney Harbour. Inspired by her recent travels to Africa, Camilla 's collection 'Jambo Jambo!' featured her signature bold and colourful aesthetic across kaftans, dresses, swimwear, childrenswear, boardies […]
19 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 4
Romance Was Born RomanceWasBornMBFWA16 Source: Getty Images Designer Duo, Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett, kicked off day 4 of MBFWA at the waterfront Carthona House in Darling Point. Romance Was Born's Liberace-inspired collection called 'Whispering Angel' showcased loud and intricate prints, paired with ruffles, velvet, fringed and quirky fabrics. From the colourful makeup, with models adorned […]
18 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 3
Manning Cartell ManningCartell1 Source: Getty Images Manning Cartell began MBFWA Day 3 in a spectacular location - beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Resort 16/17 Collection, 'Diaphonous', has been described as 'utility meet feminity' featuring bold yellows and reds, mixed with graphic stripes, rich textures and lots of layers. Merging modern romanticism with industrial elements. […]
18 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 2
Ginger & Smart Ginger&SmartMBFWA Day 2 of MBFWA kicked off with AFC member, Ginger & Smart, showcasing their Resort 17 collection. The collection titled, 'Voyager', saw silhouettes wrapped, folded and layered with hints of relaxed sport elements and swimwear pieces, tied together with oversized sun hats designed by milliner Jonathan Howard. Yeojin Bae YeojinBaeMBFWA Victorian […]
17 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 DAY 1 - TONI MATICEVSKI
Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 9.09.05 pm Source: Getty Images, Lisa Maree Williams The biggest event of the Australian fashion calendar has begun with Australian Fashion Chamber member, Toni Maticevski showcasing his 2017 Resort collection tonight, officially opening Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 9.08.22 pm Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 9.08.58 pm Screen […]
15 May 2016
Australia & New Zealand Nominees Announced for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize
GD2012 2016_17 IWP Nominee Montages regions_558px ANZ The Woolmark Company have announced the Australia and New Zealand nominees for the International Woolmark Prize for 2016/17. The regional award will be held on 6 July 2016 in Sydney. The Australia and New Zealand nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize are: Womenswear Daniel Avakian – Australia […]
15 April 2016
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