VAMFF NEWS

World Environment Day: Going Green

As a change-maker in the fashion industry, here are the top ways that we are going green.  We introduced the Honourable Mention of Sustainability at the National Designer Award, presented by David Jones. We program and amplify sustainable designers.  Our… …

Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Reality with a dose of heartbreak, optimism, and some dancing By Festival General Manager Yolanda Finch   The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the seminal gathering of industry leaders discussing matters of sustainability in fashion and the premier place to shed… …

Trend Report: Hair and Beauty at VAMFF 2019

From subtle soft pinks and fall-where-they-may curls, to bold lipstick and big hair, here’s a look at the hair and beauty trends at VAMFF this year, led by Sarah Laidlaw, Make Up Director and Kenneth Stoddart, Hair Director at Priceline… …

Social Studios: 10 year retrospective panel

By Naomi Hatton This piece was written as part of the Fashion Writing Program 2019 In honour of The Social Studio’s 10 years of sustainable design and ethical business practice, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival hosted an inspiring and interactive… …

The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift at NGV

By Joanna Elena Batsakis This piece was written as part of the Fashion Writing Program 2019 Curiously, when one first walks into the Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift Exhibition, one does not immediately see any archival couture items but a row… …

PLATE TO POCHOIR: fashion before photography

By Tanisha Angel This piece was written as part of the Fashion Writing Program 2019 Before there was Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle, there was Gazette Du Bon Ton, Cabinet Des Modes, and Journal Des Dames Et Des Modes. Prior… …

Fast Fashun – an interactive experience

By Angelia Van Le This piece was written as part of the Fashion Writing Program 2019 A tonne of clothing, otherwise destined for landfill has been salvaged for the Fast Fashun wonderland held behind the Art Centre at the Testing… …

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