The VAMFF largely prides itself on showcasing Australian talent during the festival, whether it be through established designers and brands, emerging designers, bloggers, models and/or hair and makeup creatives. Guests can admire the hard work that each contribute to the festival and show their support by attending the events.
This year the festival has created various avenues for Australian designers to feature their unique and on point designs, including exclusive runway shows, the Grand Showcase, the cultural program and several business series events.
Must see Australian Designers at VAMFF:
Presented by Miss Vogue, Runway 1 features the quintessential Australian designers that are not to be missed. Bassike brings structured, wardrobe staples whilst Josh Goot maintains the structure, he adds bold and clean lines to his standout collection. Maticevski, is the one to watch with sleek tailoring and an eye for detail but not far behind is Christopher Esber, a self-proclaimed perfectionist. Other Australian designers featured include Scanlan Theodore, Strateas Carlucci and Willow.
The ‘Grand Showcase’, is a next level runway presentation celebrating the strengths and talents of Camilla Franks. Camilla, is one of Australia’s most recognised, glamourous and successful brands, which will be presented along with world-renown make up artists, production teams and hair creatives. The Camilla winter collection sees the return of her bold signature designs mixed with fresh silhouettes and luxe fabrics.