VAMFF NEWS

Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Evolution Continues

Dates for 2018 Festival revealed, new Chairman announced and Victorian State Government funding confirmed. We’re pleased to announce the Festival’s 2018 dates; we will return 1-18 March 2018, marking our 22nd season. The Festival program will launch in early 2018, focusing… …

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… …

National Designer Award

National Designer Award finalists announced

We’re exciting to share the finalists for Australia’s most prestigious award fostering excellence in the fashion industry, the National Designer Award presented by David Jones and Supported by Harper’s BAZAAR. The six finalists for 2017 are: Lois Hazel (VIC) EXINFINITIS (VIC)… …

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… …

LA to NYC: #VAMFF visits the US

As part of our brainstorming for the up-and-coming 20th Festival next year, the team here at Festival HQ took some inspiration from the business buzz words, and motivational catch phrase of late, “shared wisdom”. And it got us thinking…with a… …

London Calling

Our CEO Graeme Lewsey visited London last week with Festival Chairman, Laura Anderson, where they hosted a special “Welcome Reception” at the Australian High Commission. Graeme and Laura braved the cold to bring Melbourne and the Festival’s dynamic fashion and… …