VAMFF NEWS

Runway in the Sky

The Festival and Virgin Australia has made aviation and fashion history today holding the first-ever fashion runway in the sky during a flight from Sydney to Melbourne on Tuesday 13 February, headlined by international model Kelly Gale. Flying in from… …

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… …

Jackie Frank

The Business: Jackie Frank

Jackie Frank is a true leader when it comes to publishing. As the founding editor of one of Australia’s most-loved magazines marie claire for two decades, and now the general manager of fashion, beauty & health at  Pacific Magazines, she… …

The Business: Elle Ferguson & Tash Sefton

In this instalment of The Business, we chat with the powerhouse pair behind beloved blog They All Hate Us, Elle Ferguson and Tash Sefton. These Sydney-based BFFs started their blog to share and celebrate beautiful items on their must-have lists…. …

The Business: Luca Alessi

Luca Alessi is a man of the world. He’s lived in New York and Hong Kong and visited plenty more remarkable places, but it’s his home country of Italy where he draws the greatest inspiration. Luca is is a fourth… …

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… …

Michelle Aznavorian

The Business: Michelle Aznavorian

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jennifer Lopez, Bella and Gigi Hadid, and the Kardashians are just a handful of celebrities who have fallen in love with Misha Collection. We chat with the woman behind these elegant and a-list-worthy designs, CEO and Creative Director… …

The Business: Helen O’Connor

Helen O’Connor is the woman behind Thurley, one of Australia’s most coveted labels. Helen’s relationship with VAMFF has lasted over a decade. Her first collection was launched at the Festival in 2006 to an overwhelmingly positive response then in 2008,… …

The Business: Brooke Testoni

In this installment of The Business, we talk to a woman with an enviable amount of talent and creativity. Brooke Testoni started her career as a blogger but has grown into much more than that. Add writer, stylist, producer, photographer and creative… …

national designer award

Kacey/Devlin wins the National Designer Award

Designer Kacey Devlin of KACEY/DEVLIN was crowned the winner of Australia’s most esteemed and highly regarded Award for fashion design, National Designer Award, presented by David Jones and supported by Harper’s BAZAAR. Announcing David Jones as the presenting partner and celebrating… …