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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.

IFP News

Want to support First Nations Fashion? Here are some things to think about

Nick Harvey-Doyle shares considerations to reflect on when engaging with Indigenous fashion, and has a yarn with Michelle Maynard from Indigenous Fashion Projects.

IFP Pathways Program in 2023

The IFP Pathways Program, supported by David Jones, returns in 2023 with a new cohort of First Nations designers set for AAFW – AND – a newly launched ‘Track to Pathways’ program underway.

Be part of Country to Couture in 2023!

Expressions of Interest are NOW OPEN to be part of the Country to Couture showcase in 2023…

IFP Safeguards First Nations Interests with Guide to Best Practice

A collaboration model to support commercial partnerships in the Australian fashion industry – see what IFP have been working on with Helen Kaminski and our Art Centres…

As seen in marie claire!

While up on Larrakia Country for this year’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards, marie claire took a moment to celebrate the talent of some of the amazing winners with photographer Michael Jalaru Torres…

IFP Safeguards First Nations Interests with Guide to Best Practice

IFP Safeguards First Nations Interests with Guide to Best Practice

Artist Mary Dhapalany bundling the pandanus, visit to Bula'Bula Arts, Ramingining in Central Arnhem Land, 2022A collaboration model to support commercial partnerships in the Australian fashion industry. As First Nations textile and fashion explodes in popularity, the...

As seen in marie claire!

As seen in marie claire!

This August, Indigenous Fashion Projects joined forces with marie claire Australia to celebrate some of this year’s talented line up of NIFA winners, with a special shoot under the Top End sun on Larrakia Country. The vision came to life with First Nations...

Country to Couture, Show 2, 2022

Country to Couture, Show 2, 2022

Here's your look at the stunning collections from Show 2 at Country to Couture, 2022!  The annual showcase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fashion and textile design returned for its 7th iteration on the 2 August, alongside the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair and...

Watch the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2022

Thanks to NITV, the NIFA ceremony is now Streaming!

Photo by Dylan Buckee

Become a supporter and join the Indigenous Fashion Projects family…

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

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