THE AUSTRALIAN FASHION LAUREATE
Established by IMG and the New South Wales Government in 2008, the Australian Fashion Laureate rewards and recognises the achievements and exceptional creative talent of the Australian fashion industry. As the pinnacle fashion industry honour, the Australian Fashion Laureate gives consideration to persons who have, over time, made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the Australian fashion industry. Past lifetime achievement award recipients include Laura Brown, Edwina McCann, Dion Lee, Zimmermann and Carla Zampatti.
Australian Fashion Laureate recipients are nominated and chosen by a voting panel of industry leaders, including media, buyers, communications professionals, brand executives, creatives and designers, called the Australian Fashion Industry Alumni.