VAMFF NEWS

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… …

Yolanda Finch

How to make it in the fashion industry

“My favourite moments’ involved disasters of some kind that we overcame to make the show go on”. – Yolanda Finch Whenever people with successful careers in fashion give interviews, there seems to be one thing we all want to know first:… …

Maticevski’s Dark Wonderland Unveiled

“Dream a little more than you’re supposed to, dress up and feel wonderful” – Toni Maticevski. The works of Toni Maticevski have come to life in a new retrospective exhibition hosted by the Bendigo Art Gallery which opened on Saturday… …

#VAMFFbiz – The InDetail* Wrap-Up: 24 June 2016

The team is thrilled for the Festival to lead this week’s #VAMFFbiz wrap-up after announcing the outstanding achievements of the 20th Festival on Wednesday and a new set of dates for the 2017 event, 1-19 March. Festival friends and Tiffany… …

Save the Date: #VAMFF 2017 + 2016 Highlights

We are celebrating our milestone 20th year. The extraordinary 2016 program boasted over 700 Australian and international designer fashion brands and creative heavyweights across 186 world-class events. To the 380,000 people who attended this year, including our incredible partners, influential supporters and our loyal fans,… …

#VAMFFbiz – The InDetail* Wrap-Up: 17 June 2016

We may have had a lean working week but there’s been no shortage in industry news. Carolina Herrera is tapping into the social media platform of the moment to launch her 2017 resort portfolio via the first ever straight-to-Snapchat Discover… …

#VAMFFbiz – The InDetail* Wrap-Up: 10 June 2016

Before switching our professional minds off in preparation for a relaxing long weekend ahead, we’ve collated some of this week’s fashion business insights and news from around the world. Celebrating industry successes, Marc Jacobs, Thome Browne, and Beyoncé were three winners… …