2 August, 2022
Photo by James Giles.
The annual showcase of First Nations textiles and fashion design.
Supported by the Northern Territory Government via NT Major Events and iconic Australian lifestyle brand Country Road, Country to Couture celebrates the marriage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary fine art and high-end fashion.
The success of the textile design movement in remote Indigenous communities has led to innovative fashion collections and exciting collaborations with well known Australian designers, which have been showcased in the Country to Couture event alongside the annual Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) since 2016.
Split into TWO incredible runway shows, this year’s Artist and Designer line-up will be announced soon!
Save the date – 2 August 2022
Darwin Convention Centre
Runway 1 – 6:30pm – Tuesday 2 August 2022
Runway 2 – 8:30pm – Tuesday 2 August 2022
Country to Couture News
Foxxy Empire, Country to Couture, 2021, photo by Charlie Bliss, Getty ImagesCountry to Couture in 2021 In August 2021, the iconic Country to Couture showcase once again returned to Larrakia Country, with an exciting runway featuring 13 First Nations collections....
We’re thrilled to introduce you to the amazing line-up for Country to Couture 2021 in Darwin! The annual showcase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fashion and textile design returned for its 6th iteration on the 4 August, alongside the Darwin Aboriginal Art...
Country to Couture 2021 Expressions of Interest are NOW OPEN! The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) are thrilled to invite you to apply to be part of the iconic Country to Couture fashion showcase! Held alongside DAAF each year...
Country to Couture in 2021!
In 2021, Country to Couture took place at the Darwin Convention Centre on the 4 August, drawing together a record crowd on Larrakia Country to see 13 First Nations collections!
Country to Couture in 2020
Country to Couture returned in 2020 and made its way into 2021 with a national broadcast through NITV on Facebook!
Ending the year in style, the annual fashion event took place once again on Larrakia country, with an intimate showcase in Darwin in December 2020. Celebrating and sharing the stories of the incredible First Nations designers and artists involved through the digital broadcast in 2021, the showcase also made its debut in Melbourne with an exclusive screening.