Photo: Georges Antoni for marie claire

Welcome to Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and governed, the IFP collaborates with Indigenous Australians working in textiles and fashion, with a range of development programs, mentoring opportunities and promotional events.

Brought to you by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF), home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) and Country to Couture Runway.

Photo: Georges Antoni for marie claire

IFP News

IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week

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 first time ever, six First Nations designers are set to showcase...

Be Part of Country to Couture 2021

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 iconic Country to Couture fashion showcase! Held alongside DAAF each year...

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...

The purpose of Indigenous Fashion Projects is the organised support of the development of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textile and fashion practice and enterprise.

With a focus on the following:

  • Cultural expression, advancement & protection
  • Sustainable practice: environmental, social and financial
  • Community engagement
  • Collaboration
  • Developing stronger businesses
  • Good governance and Indigenous agency

Watch the NITV facebook broadcast of the 2021 National Indigenous Fashion Awards!