The Australian Fashion Council congratulates the winners of the 2018 Australian Fashion Laureate Awards.
Among the winners were Co-Chair of the AFC, Edwina McCann, and AFC Members Song for the Mute, Romance Was Born, Zimmermann and Albus Lumen!
The recipients were announced at a ceremony held on the evening of 20 November at Sydney’s State Theatre. Judged by a panel of more than 30 industry leaders, the awards honour individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth, development and global promotion of the Australian Fashion industry.
Established in 2008 by IMG, the Australian Fashion Laureate was aims to shine an international light on the exceptional talent and creativity within the Australian fashion industry.
The full list of winners are:
AUSTRALIAN FASHION LAUREATE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
BEST AUSTRALIAN WOMENSWEAR
ROMANCE WAS BORN
BEST AUSTRALIAN MENSWEAR
SONG FOR THE MUTE
BEST AUSTRALIAN EMERGING DESIGNER
BEST AUSTRALIAN RETAILER
BEST AUSTRALIAN ACCESSORIES DESIGNER
MODEL OF THE YEAR
ADUT AKECH BIOR
INTERNATIONAL IMPACT HONOUREE