ABOUT THE EVENT

The Australian Fashion Laureate recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to the growth, development and/or promotion of the Australian fashion industry. Established in 2008 IMG and the support of the New South Wales Government and IMG to shine an international light on the talent and creativity within the Australian fashion industry, past Laureate award recipients include Carla Zampatti, Zimmermann, Jenny Kee, Toni Maticevski, Dion Lee and Edwina McCann. 

 

Each Australian Fashion Laureate Award recognises outstanding accomplishments in categories including the Laureate award for Lifetime Achievement, Womenswear, Menswear, Retail, Emerging, Accessories, Model of the Year and Outstanding Creative and for the first time, a new category in 2019: Sustainable Innovation.

As the industry’s highest accolade, Laureate recipients are nominated and voted for by a panel of more than 30 industry leaders including media, buyers, communications professionals, brand executives and designers called the Australian Fashion Industry Alumni. 

The award ceremony will be held on the 23rd October 2019 in Sydney,  Australia.  

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2019 FINALISTS


 

FINALISTS:

BERNIE LESER

LAURA BROWN

MAGGIE TABBERER

MALCOLM CARFRAE

LAUREATE


 

FINALISTS:

BASSIKE

BIANCA SPENDER

CHRISTOPHER ESBER

LEE MATHEWS

WOMENSWEAR

FINALISTS:

BLAIR ARCHIBALD

CHRIS RAN LIN

DOUBLE RAINBOUU

EX INFINITAS

MENSWEAR

EMERGING


FINALISTS:

ANNA QUAN

JACINTA JAMES

MATTEAU

YOUSEF AKBAR

RETAILER

FINALISTS:

BASSIKE

INCU

LEE MATHEWS

LUCY FOLK

ACCESSORIES


FINALISTS:

BY NYE

HOLLY RYAN

SARAH & SEBASTIAN

RYAN STORER

MODEL OF
THE YEAR

FINALISTS:

CHARLEE FRASER

DUCKIE THOT

JULIA NOBIS

ROBYN LAWLEY

OUTSTANDING
CREATIVE

FINALISTS:

CHRISTINE CENTENERA

JILLIAN DAVISON

NAOMI SMITH

JANA POKORNY

SUSTAINABLE

INNOVATION

FINALISTS:

BASSIKE

ELK

KITX

OUTLAND DENIM

 
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The Australian Fashion Laureate is an IMG initiative. 
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