IFP is committed to supporting the development of First Nations fashion designers and their labels. This is achieved through our mentoring and business development programs and also the many promotional opportunities that we present.
IFP supports artists and designers at various stages of their development, from the very beginning of their journey in textiles through to growing an established fashion business.
We provide opportunities for growth through mentorships and business development support:
As well as opportunities for promotion, story telling and recognition:
Above | Samantha Harris wears Kirrikin, Indigenous Fashion Projects runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021, Photo by Stefan Gosatti, Getty Images.
Banner | Joshua & Shadeene wear BOONKAJ collection by Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Country to Couture, Head Stylist – Rhys Ripper, 2021, Photo by James Giles.
In July of this year (2023), Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) joined forces with NT Health and Gapuwiyak Arts and Culture Centre to nurture the rapidly growing interest of young people in fashion and modelling within one of the most remote communities in North East...
Yesterday, David Jones launched the First Nations Designer Capsule Collection, welcoming six designers from our Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) Pathways Program: JOSEPH AND JAMES, Gammin Threads, Miimi and Jiinda, Kamara Swim, Gali Swimwear and Lazy Girl...
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) is excited to invite you to be part of the renowned Country to Couture fashion showcase! Held alongside DAAF each year since 2016, the 9th Country to Couture is set to return to...