Welcome to Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP)

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

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Image | Jessica Mauboy, DAAF Foundation Community Ambassador, 2022, photo by Wayne Quilliam, video by Global Headquarters, with thanks to Marrawuddi Arts & Culture.

IFP News

Shop the IFP Runway from AAFW

Shop the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway First Nations Designer Collections at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week.

Jessica Mauboy to Perform at the IFP Runway at AAFW!

The iconic Jessica Mauboy is set to perform her latest single at the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week! Presented by Afterpay and supported by David Jones, the event will showcase collections from six First Nations designers – and tickets are selling fast!

The IFP Runway Returns to AAFW 2022!

Presented by Afterpay & supported by David Jones, Indigenous Fashion Projects, are proud to be returning to Afterpay Australian Fashion Week on Tuesday 10 May at 8pm! The IFP Runway will feature NEW collections from six renowned First Nations women…

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.

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. Words by Camilla WagstaffIndigenous fashion and textiles is rocketing off as an industry. But with...

Celebrating Innovation, Diversity and Success

Celebrating Innovation, Diversity and Success

Image | Shaneiva wears Gumnut Gown by Paul McCann, winner of the 2021 Cultural Adornment & Wearable Art NIFA, National Indigenous Fashion Awards photoshoot with marie claire Australia, 2021, photo by Tristan Stefan Edouard. Celebrating innovation, diversity and...

IFP Yarns | Julie Shaw, MAARA Collective

IFP Yarns | Julie Shaw, MAARA Collective

Headed up by Yuwaalaraay creative director Julie Shaw, Maara Collective’s luxurious resort wear is informed by a deep connection to community.  Julie’s brand honours collaboration in the creative processes, with “maara” translating to “hands” in the Yuwaalaraay and...

Watch the Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway!

Thanks to Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, the runway presented by Afterpay and supported by David Jones is now Streaming!

Photo by Wayne Quilliam