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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.

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IFP News

NIFA Screening in Darwin

NIFA Screening in Darwin

Image: Winners, Community Collaboration Award, Julie Shaw of Maara collective & Mary Dhapalany Mangul, Margaret Djarbaalabal Malibirr and Evonne Muyuyngu of Bula’bula Arts. by Nina Fitzgerald and Ellie MeyerMeanwhile in Darwin The inaugural National Indigenous...

Congratulations to the NIFA 2020 Winners!

Congratulations to the NIFA 2020 Winners!

Image: NITV Live Facebook broadcast by Nina Fitzgerald and Ellie MeyerThe Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) is thrilled to announce the winners for this year's inaugural National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA). The Inaugural National Indigenous Fashion...

Introducing the National Indigenous Fashion Awards

Introducing the National Indigenous Fashion Awards

Image: Featured from the 2019 From Country to Couture Runway, Maara Collective X Bula’bula Arts collaboration. Photo by Dylan Buckee.By Nina Fitzgerald and Ellie Meyer The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) is launching the inaugural National Indigenous...

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!