AFC Member Profile 2016

Meet | MTK Australia

Meet | MTK Australia

What do luxury labels Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga, Dion Lee, Proenza Schouler, Lanvin, Zac Posen and Opening Ceremony have in common? They are all clients of Melbourne's own bespoke knitting mill MTK Australia! Servicing the local and international industry for the past 87 years, these Council of Textile and Fashion members are a testament to the quality and capability of our textile & fashion sectors!

Meet | UGG Australia

Meet | UGG Australia

We'd like to draw your attention to one of our amazing TFIA members: UGG Australia. Established in 1981, they have proudly been crafting an Australian icon for over 35 years, here in Melbourne. The Roman Tannery is the only sheepskin footwear tannery left in Australia and ensures the very best quality from sheep to boot. The team focus on an ecologically friendly tanning process, with techniques ever evolving through modern thinking and innovation. Their philosophy is born of a love for excellent quality and kept alive by the family’s passion for true honest craftsmanship.

Meet | Paul Castro

Meet | Paul Castro

Introducing TFIA Member Paul Castro! Paul is among the first batch of students undertaking the new Masters of Fashion (Design) program at RMIT. With incredible talent and a dedication to sustainable design you need to keep an eye on this one!