Emerging Fashion Designer Award

BT, Jane Dillon Creative
Sydney, NSW

“The Australian fashion industry has gone from strength to strength. It’s had some dark years to be honest. We really had to challenge ourselves, and young designers had to be challenged to create something truly unique, because it’s a really noisy world out there.”
- Edwina McCann, Vogue Australia

In its seventh year, this prestigious award aims to identify and showcase Australia’s most promising emerging fashion designers.

Past recipients include Albus Lumen, Christopher Esber, macgraw, Kacey Devlin, Emma Mulholland and Michael Lo Sordo.

This video, part of the content we produced for the 2019 BT Runway, aims to gives context to the Australian fashion industry, with a particular focus on how young designers are addressing the challenges of sustainability. It features our interviews with: