2017 FASHION LAUREATE FINALISTS

The 10th Annual Australian Fashion Laureate finalists have been announced, recognising figures who have contributed to the fashion industry in Australia. Former winners include Zimmerman, Carla Zampatti and Jenny Kee. The categories include Lifetime Achievement, Womenswear, Menswear, Retail, Emerging Talent and Accessories, which is a new category being introduced this year. The awards are voted on by a panel of more than 50 top buyers, communications professionals and industry experts who are all members of the Australian Fashion Industry Alumni.

The winners will be announced on November 9th, at a ceremony in Sydney along with a retrospective runway show of looks from previous award winners. Keep up with @FashionWeekAus on Instagram for all the action...

 

AUSTRALIAN FASHION LAUREATE AWARD FINALISTS

·         DION LEE  Dion Lee

·         EDWINA MCCANN  Vogue Australia

·         KYM ELLERY  Ellery

·         NICHOLAS HUXLEY  The Fashion Design Studio

·         LUKE SALES & ANNA PLUNKETT  Romance Was Born

BEST AUSTRALIAN WOMENSWEAR FINALISTS

·         CAMILLA AND MARC

·         DION LEE

·         ELLERY

·         ROMANCE WAS BORN

·         ZIMMERMANN

BEST AUSTRALIAN MENSWEAR FINALISTS

·         CALIBRE

·         JAC + JACK

·         P JOHNSON

·         SONG FOR THE MUTE

·         STRATEAS.CARLUCCI

BEST AUSTRALIAN EMERGING DESIGNER FINALISTS

·         ALBUS LUMEN

·         DOUBLE RAINBOUU

·         KACEY DEVLIN

·         P.E NATION

·         WE ARE KINDRED

BEST AUSTRALIAN RETAILER FINALISTS presented by DHL 

·         BASSIKE

·         DAVID JONES

·         HARROLDS

·         INCU

·         PARLOUR X

BEST AUSTRALIAN ACCESSORIES DESIGNER FINALISTS

·         DINOSAUR DESIGNS

·         LUCY FOLK

·         RYAN STORER

·         SARAH & SEBASTIAN

·         THE DAILY EDITED