City Of Melbourne
Melbourne Fashion Week
Melbourne Fashion Week
10 – 16 October 2022
10–16 Oct 2022
  • Talk

Driving Demand – The Australian Fashion™ Campaign

Thu 13 Oct

  • TICKETS: $20

Featured Speakers

  • Alix Higgins

    Alix Higgins founded his eponymous label in 2020 upon returning from Paris as Marine Serre’s head textile designer. A love letter to the internet, his collections use simple shapes as a canvas for digital explorations of print, interrogating the boundaries of identity, image, materiality, and fashion.

  • Corrine Barchanowicz

    Corrine is a retail property expert with a keen interest and knowledge of what makes customers tick. She has worked globally for the Westfield World Trade Centre, Westfield Garden State Plaza, and Westfield Century City, before returning to Australia where she is the Head of Brand, Marketing and Experience at Vicinity Centres.

  • Denni Francisco

    As the Founder of First Nation fashion brand Ngali, Denni brings the artwork of talented Indigenous Australians to the world through premium-quality clothing and collectibles. She collaborates with remote artists to expand their reach and celebrate First Nations’ creativity.

  • Leila Naja Hibri

    Leila Naja Hibri is CEO of The Australian Fashion Council – an organisation that provides a unified voice to champion the Australian fashion and textile industries. She has close to twenty years’ experience in multi-disciplined line leadership brand management and development. Leila is passionate about ensuring industries delivers a legacy of sustainable prosperity for future generations.

  • Mary Lou Ryan

    When she co-founded bassike with Deborah Sams in 2006, Mary Lou Ryan chose to work with organic cotton, Australian makers and ethical business practices right from the beginning. Today, bassike is as committed as ever to accelerating positive change within the community and the broader fashion industry.

Event Partners

Presented by

  • Creative Victoria


  • Wheelchair accessible
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    Accessible by wheelchair

  • Accessible toilet
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    An accessible toilet is available at this event