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.
Backstage at Country to Couture 2022, photo by Mel Brautigam, Territory Savvy Expressions of interest have now closed. *Expressions of interest closed on Monday 5pm ACST, 27 Feb 2023* The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects...
Artist Mary Dhapalany bundling the pandanus, visit to Bula'Bula Arts, Ramingining in Central Arnhem Land, 2022A collaboration model to support commercial partnerships in the Australian fashion industry. As First Nations textile and fashion explodes in popularity, the...
This August, Indigenous Fashion Projects joined forces with marie claire Australia to celebrate some of this year’s talented line up of NIFA winners, with a special shoot under the Top End sun on Larrakia Country. The vision came to life with First Nations...