VAMFF NEWS

First look: NGV’s House of Dior exhibition

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition is only days away from opening at the National Gallery of Victoria. Here is your exclusive preview behind-the-scenes from the Dior Heritage archive. 140 garments will feature in the exhibition… …

5 FASHION FILMS TO SEE AT MIFF

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) officially announced its 2017 program, spread over 18 days and featuring 357 films.  From the program, we’ve curated the five most fashionable films you must see this season.   1. DRIES  Director Reiner Holzemer | Belgium Germany (2016) An… …

The Report: Global Indigenous Runway

The Report is a series created to showcase our Fashion Writing finalists. We send our writers to Arts, Ideas and Offsite Runway events to take a closer look at fashion that challenges our preconceived notions of the runway and explore… …

Graeme Lewsey

The Business: Graeme Lewsey

In our final interview for The Business series we hang out with VAMFF’s very own CEO, Graeme Lewsey. Fashion is part of his heritage. His love of fashion and design blossomed at RMIT University where upon completion of his Arts Degree, he was awarded… …

Nadia Bartel

The Business: Nadia Bartel

Shopping, style and business are just a few of the areas that Nadia Bartel excels in. She’s the founder and publisher of one of Australia’s most loved fashion blog’s Chronicles of Nadia. Here she shares her personal style and helps… …

Fashion Film Series Finalists

Watch this year’s amazing selection of Fashion Films Finalists for the Festival’s Fashion Film Series presented by RUSSH,  supported by Val Morgan Cinemas and Official screening partners ACMI and Fed Square as part of the esteemed #VAMFF Arts Program.  AUSTRALIAN… …

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Behind the scenes at 2017 model casting

Today, the nation’s top modelling talent vied for their chance to grace the esteemed runway in the nation’s largest fashion event this March.  Taking place in the iconic Touring  Hall,  Melbourne  Museum,  the model casting presents the best talent to our world-class runway producers who each… …

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:… …

Faces Behind the Festival: The Show Caller

There are many different elements required to make a runway show the exciting spectacle that it is. Every aspect of production for our events is timed to perfection for maximum theatrical impact, whether it be the lights illuminating the stage, the step… …