While almost 90 percent of presentations will be live runway shows, the event is also ramping up its digital program.
The event’s 2021 edition will see significant Indigenous representation via runway, showroom and talks initiatives.
“A few years ago, people were saying we need girls with Instagram followings, now we’ve realized it’s not just Instagram followings, it’s personality,” said casting director Ashley Brokaw of how casting has become a part of fashion brand storytelling.
#ChangeFashion invites companies to take responsibility for their impact on the world and provides concrete steps that will ensure the industry is working toward racial justice.
The federal government program offers funding of up to a quarter-million Australian dollars per eligible business exhibitor at approved events.
They have partnered for a content series that showcases the intersection of the fashion and automobile industries.
The entities joined forces for the first time last season during New York Fashion Week.