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Meet the Designers…

Get to know the Designers in the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway! Tickets are now on sale for the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week! Ahead of the show, here's...

NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) 2021 Who will you nominate this year? DAAFF's Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) is thrilled to invite you to nominate for...

IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week

FIRST NATIONS DESIGNERS ARE SET TO SHOWCASE AT AUSTRALIA’S LEADING FASHION EVENT, AFTERPAY AUSTRALIAN FASHION WEEK This June will mark a historic milestone on the Australian fashion calendar, for...

The Pathways Program | Meet the Designers

Indigenous Fashion Projects x David Jones Pathways Program   In the next steps of the Indigenous Fashion Projects x David Jones Pathways Program, six First Nations fashion brands have been paired...

Be Part of Country to Couture 2021

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...

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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 Designers…
Meet the Designers…

Get to know the Designers in the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway! Tickets are now on sale for the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week! Ahead of the show, here's a look at the six First Nations designers who will be showcasing...

NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!
NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) 2021!
Who will you nominate this year?

IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week
IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week

This June will mark a historic milestone on the Australian fashion calendar, for the first time ever, six First Nations designers are set to showcase their collections on the runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) in Sydney…

Country to Couture News

Be Part of Country to Couture 2021
Be Part of Country to Couture 2021

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 since 2016, the 6th Country to Couture is set to return to Darwin on Larrakia country on the evening of Wednesday 4th, this August 2021.

Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro
Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro

Country to Couture 2020, Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to one of the creative minds behind the Country to Couture 2020 showcase, which took on the form of two intimate gatherings across the country, and a national...

DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists
DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists

Today we’re in the remote yet thriving community at Haasts Bluff, around 230 kilometres west of Alice Springs in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Here you’ll find Ikuntji Artists, the very first Art Centre established by women in the Western Desert Art Movement…

NIFA News

NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!
NIFA 2021 Nominations NOW OPEN!

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) 2021!
Who will you nominate this year?

NIFA 2020 | Behind the Scenes
NIFA 2020 | Behind the Scenes

If you’ve watched the NIFA 2020 ceremony, then no doubt it’s brought on a smile and perhaps even a tear or two. Originally intended to be held as an in-person gala ceremony, COVID-19 had other plans, and so the inaugural NIFA like so many industry events this year, had to be reimagined. Here’s a glimpse at some of the action behind the scenes during filming up in the NT!

NIFA Screening in Darwin
NIFA Screening in Darwin

While many of us across Australia were able to tune into the ceremony on screens, a lucky few were able to come together to celebrate in person at the Darwin Convention Centre.

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