Get Set for AIFW
Indigenous fashion designers are finally having their moment thanks to the inaugural Australian Indigenous Fashion Week (AIFW). Tomorrow sees two not-to-be-missed runway events happening at Sydney’s Town Hall, with models including Samantha Harris – official ambassador for the event – showcasing garments from the best emerging and established Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island labels such as Aarli, Mimi Designs, Djarainj, Kaninda and more. There’s also a daytime industry trade fair providing the opportunity to meet and purchase from over 40 exhibitors of art, fashion, homewares, furniture and accessories, as well as a creative lab forum and industry discussion panel. The runway shows start at 6pm and 8pm tomorrow (Friday 11th April), with the official after party running from 9.30pm till late! Get your tickets here and help support contemporary fashion design from the world’s oldest surviving cultures.