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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

Meet our Country to Couture 2020 Lineup…

Meet our Country to Couture 2020 Lineup…

We’re thrilled to introduce you to the amazing line-up for Country to Couture 2020 in Darwin, and 2021 in Melbourne. Covid-19 restrictions may have halted the annual event for 2020 this August, but the showcase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fashion and...

DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup

DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup

Part of Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF)’s mission is to help light the path and create platforms that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and fashion design, share cultural knowledge, and make connections with, and between, the incredible...

NIFA 2020 | Behind the Scenes

NIFA 2020 | Behind the Scenes

Image: The Bula'bula shoot, July 2020, photo by Hilary Crawford.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. If you haven’t spoiler alert! Save this read for later, and...

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 facebook broadcast of the annual showcase of First Nations textiles and fashion!