Thank you to our technology partners; Bandicoot Imaging, CoutureCAD, Ponz Studio and Style Atlas; who demonstrated how their software and services work together to tackle a new, more sustainable sampling process.
On 2 February the AFC and Consortium members held our first open industry session to start the conversation around co-designing a National Clothing Product Stewardship Scheme: A Roadmap to Clothing Circularity in Australia.
Developed specifically for businesses in the Australian fashion & textile industry, this guide outlines the resources and funding opportunities available to support initiatives around innovation, exporting, sustainability, manufacturing and more.
By removing friction points and collaborating with technology partners, the AFC FashTech Lab will create an industry-backed, commercially-viable pathway to help small businesses to increase sustainability through digital design workflows.
The Future Laboratory’s strategic foresight helps clients such as Selfridges, Farfetch, LVMH, Reebok, H&M, Lululemon, Country Road Group, Chanel & P.E Nation to harness market trends and inspire innovation.
Australian Designer Jordan Dalah, has been selected amongst seven finalists for the 2022 International Woolmark Prize - the world’s original and most prestigious fashion awards and talent development program.
The highly anticipated event saw ‘wearable art’ and structural pieces featuring bold colours, eclectic prints and a diverse range of models walk the runway amongst painted objects to match - designed by Jordan and a community of creatives.
Created to unite and bolster the Australian Fashion industry during COVID-19, #WeWearAustralian was launched in 2020 as a rallying call to all consumers to invest in Australian designers and brands at a time they needed it most.