VAMFF BLOG

A Fashion Lover’s Guide to AsiaTOPA

AsiaTOPA is a celebration of the creative conversation taking place between Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in the form of a multi-faceted festival of cultural activity, running right now in Melbourne until April 2017. There is a plethora of enthralling… …

Fashion Film Series

Fashion Film Series 2017 Finalists

The Festival’s Fashion Film Series is the longest-running and leading platform in Australia for the exposure and recognition of creative talent in the local and global fashion film industries. In 2016, the Australian and International finalists’ short films were screened… …

Australian Fashion On The Global Stage

Each year, more and more Australian fashion designers are making their mark on the global stage, with designers such as Zimmerman, Tome and Dion Lee receiving international acclaim for their recent shows at NYFW. Our Festival CEO Graeme Lewsey believes that we… …

2017 Fashion Writing Series Mentors Announced

Returning for its third consecutive year, the Fashion Writing Series – part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Arts Program – sees another group of influential journalists come on board to support the winners of the mentorship program. The… …

Vivid Colours and Striking Sculptural Forms at CIAF 2016

This month, the VAMFF team attended the opening of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) which celebrates the local talent of indigenous designers, models and artists.  After their hugely successful Birrimbi Dulgu Bajal  premiered as part of VAMFF in 2016,… …

#VAMFFloves Dinner Parties Ft. The Grand Hotel

Whether you’re hosting Christmas in July or already preparing for those stylish end-of-year occasions, now is the perfect time for party planning. Festival Dress Circle Patron, Barnie Bouchaud, knows exactly how to curate a chic celebration. Having spent the last 14 years running… …

Fashion Film Series: Top Three Films Announced

The Cultural Program Launch Party on Thursday 11 February at ACMI signified the official beginning of the Festival, kicking off the start of a month long program of fashion related exhibitions, events, performances, and films. Utilising launch event host ACMI’s unparalleled… …