VAMFF NEWS

Fashion Film Award 2019

The Festival’s Fashion Film Award series is the longest-running and leading platform in Australia for the exposure and recognition of creative talent in the local and global fashion industries. Engaging audiences through fashion film, here’s what you need to know… …

Designer series: Meet Margie Woods

Get to know Margie Woods, the designer behind the label VIKTORIA & WOODS committed to leaving a lighter footprint on the planet. VIKTORIA & WOODS will be showcasing their latest collection in Runway 3 on 6 March.  Here’s what you need to know… …

Top 5 things to know for your first VAMFF

Will 2019 be your first Festival? Here’s the top 5 things you need to know to be runway ready.  1. The runway shows you won’t want to miss  There are two runway shows a night, starting at 7pm and 8:30pm… …

Designer series: Meet Christian Kimber

Get to know Christian Kimber, the designer behind the label trying to redefine Australian Menswear through authenticity. Christian Kimber will be showcasing his latest collection on the Menswear Runway show on 8 March and on the MEL:BORN Menswear Runway show on 5… …

Australian Fashion and Arts leaders join the Board

We’d like to welcome two new board members to our Festival, former Harper’s BAZAAR editor and esteemed fashion mentor, Kellie Hush, along with experienced philanthropic director Kallie Blauhorn to join our Board of Directors, cementing our future growth and success. … …

Everything That Happened At Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Vogue’s sustainability editor Clare Press shares her diary. Last week the Copenhagen Fashion Summit happened. What’s that? Think the Davos of sustainable fashion, with everyone who’s anyone in the green scene, globally, coming together to network and discuss ways to… …

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:… …

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