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Welcome to Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and governed, the IFP collaborates with Indigenous Australians working in textiles and fashion, with a range of development programs, mentoring opportunities and promotional events.

Brought to you by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF), home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) and Country to Couture Runway.

Photo: Georges Antoni for marie claire

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Meet the Designers…

Meet the Designers…

Get to know the Designers in the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway! Tickets are now on sale for the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week! Ahead of the show, here's a look at the six First Nations designers who will be showcasing...

NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!

NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) 2021 Who will you nominate this year? DAAFF's Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) is thrilled to invite you to nominate for this year's National Indigenous Fashion Awards! Launched in 2020, the...

IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week

IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week

FIRST NATIONS DESIGNERS ARE SET TO SHOWCASE AT AUSTRALIA’S LEADING FASHION EVENT, AFTERPAY AUSTRALIAN FASHION WEEK This June will mark a historic milestone on the Australian fashion calendar, for the first time ever, six First Nations designers are set to showcase...

The purpose of Indigenous Fashion Projects is the organised support of the development of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textile and fashion practice and enterprise.

With a focus on the following:

  • Cultural expression, advancement & protection
  • Sustainable practice: environmental, social and financial
  • Community engagement
  • Collaboration
  • Developing stronger businesses
  • Good governance and Indigenous agency

Watch the facebook broadcast of the annual showcase of First Nations textiles and fashion!