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IFP Events

Indigenous Fashion Projects’ events are a vital element of our support of the growth of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textile and fashion practice and enterprise.

IFP events range from art to high fashion, from community to the big stage and from industry to the consumer.

These events are important for story telling and culture sharing as well as the showcasing and promotion of work and products. 

Through our events we support a wide variety of the roles that work together to bring an event to life. Models, designers, photographers, film makers, stylists, musicians, set builders and others are employed, supported and mentored.

Check out our headline events:

Country to Couture

Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW)

National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA)

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF)

Above | 2019 From Country to Couture, Julie Shaw, MAARA Collective x Bula’bula Aboriginal Arts Corporation, MAARA Collection. Photo by Dylan Buckee

Above | Nathan McGuire with Garramilla Dancers, Country to Couture, 2021, photo by Charlie Bliss, Getty Images.

Events News

Be Part of Country to Couture 2022

Be Part of Country to Couture 2022

Expressions of Interest are NOW OPEN! The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair  (DAAF) 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 since 2016, the...

Wearing it Well

Wearing it Well

Shadeene Evens wears The Boonkaj collection by Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Country to Couture, Styled by Rhys Ripper, 2021, photo by James GilesWearing it Well Over the past six years, DAAFF’s annual Country to Couture event has become a leading national platform to...

A peek at the 2021 Country to Couture show!

A peek at the 2021 Country to Couture show!

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....