VAMFF NEWS

Fashion Events this week in Melbourne

This week in Melbourne there’s a vibrant and immersive selection of fashion festivities to get involved in. We have put together some must-see events for our art, design and fashion followers:   Fashion in Games discussion Headed by a panel… …

Trend Report: Hair and Beauty at VAMFF

Looking for inspiration for your spring summer beauty look? 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… …

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… …

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… …

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