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Meet the 2024 NIFA Judges

Meet the remarkable judges for this year’s NIFA! Central to the success of NIFA is our esteemed panel of judges. These individuals bring their unique perspectives and expertise to the table, ensuring that NIFA not only highlight exceptional talent but also honour the cultural significance of each creation.

Boundless

Always was, always will be. From the desert to the sea, Country holds us, teaches us. Our fashion is a celebration of our cultural stories, from traditional materials, to streetwear, to couture

Under Fire

Hear. Our. Voice.
More than garments, fashion can be a vehicle for healing, for activism and political expression, for fighting for Country and the survival of culture.
We keep the fire burning.

NIFA 2024 Shortlist Announced!

The shortlisted nominees for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) in 2024 are…

Country to Couture 2024

Indigenous Fashion Projects is proud to announce the Country to Couture runway shows and lineup for 2024!

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Here we’ll be updating you with news on Indigenous Fashion Projects, and introducing you to some of the incredible First Nations fashion and textile designers and artists from across Australia…

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Meet the 2024 NIFA Judges
Meet the 2024 NIFA Judges

Meet the remarkable judges for this year’s NIFA! Central to the success of NIFA is our esteemed panel of judges. These individuals bring their unique perspectives and expertise to the table, ensuring that NIFA not only highlight exceptional talent but also honour the cultural significance of each creation.

Boundless
Boundless

Always was, always will be. From the desert to the sea, Country holds us, teaches us. Our fashion is a celebration of our cultural stories, from traditional materials, to streetwear, to couture

Under Fire
Under Fire

Hear. Our. Voice.
More than garments, fashion can be a vehicle for healing, for activism and political expression, for fighting for Country and the survival of culture.
We keep the fire burning.

Country to Couture News

Boundless
Boundless

Always was, always will be. From the desert to the sea, Country holds us, teaches us. Our fashion is a celebration of our cultural stories, from traditional materials, to streetwear, to couture

Under Fire
Under Fire

Hear. Our. Voice.
More than garments, fashion can be a vehicle for healing, for activism and political expression, for fighting for Country and the survival of culture.
We keep the fire burning.

Country to Couture 2024
Country to Couture 2024

Indigenous Fashion Projects is proud to announce the Country to Couture runway shows and lineup for 2024!

Pathways Program News

Backstage at Australian Fashion Week
Backstage at Australian Fashion Week

The David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) lit up Australian Fashion Week on 16 May 2024. Five designers from the IFP Pathways Program wowed the runway on Gadigal Country, sharing powerful stories of legacy and connection. Thanks to everyone involved in this unforgettable event.

Now, let’s go backstage to catch some favorite moments captured by Suleiman Thomas!

Behind the Collections
Behind the Collections

The David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway at Australian Fashion Week, showcased collections from GALI Swimwear, Ihraa Swim, JOSEPH & JAMES, Lazy Girl Lingerie, and Miimi & Jiinda. Celebrating stories of legacy, connection, and growth.

Two Stylists Take Over…
Two Stylists Take Over…

This year’s David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway will be led by head stylist Lindyn Rowland and head stylist mentor Karinda Mutabazi.  Both stylists are leading figures within their line of work, Lindyn Rowland is a proud Wiradjuri and Waiben Island...

NIFA News

Meet the 2024 NIFA Judges
Meet the 2024 NIFA Judges

Meet the remarkable judges for this year’s NIFA! Central to the success of NIFA is our esteemed panel of judges. These individuals bring their unique perspectives and expertise to the table, ensuring that NIFA not only highlight exceptional talent but also honour the cultural significance of each creation.

NIFA 2024 Nominations – Have Closed
NIFA 2024 Nominations – Have Closed

NOMINATIONS_ Nominations for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2024 are now closed. Who will you nominate this year?Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) is thrilled to invite you to nominate for this year’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA)! Launched in...

Best Practice News

The Journey to Best Practice
The Journey to Best Practice

Indigenous Fashion Projects, in collaboration with IP Australia and Arts Law, is addressing an important gap in the burgeoning Indigenous fashion and textile industry.

Banner Image | Models wearing Bima Wear x Nobody Denim, backstage at Country to Couture 2021, Photo by Timothy Hillier.