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2016 ACDGP grantees

Designers Abroad

Project summary

Designers Abroad - Ist photo Paris Embassy 2015 - model in Camilla & Marc all other photos March 2016. Credit: photographers; Camilla photo - Rodney Deane - all other photos Ribal Hosn with Mikey Ayoubi as stylist

Sector: Arts and Culture

Art form or genre: Fashion

Country location: France

Grantee: Australian Fashion Chamber Ltd.

Project Description

The Australian Fashion Chamber (AFC) is a not-for-profit organisation united by the vision to strengthen, promote and develop Australian fashion design. The AFC's Designers Abroad Showroom is a business development program created to promote international recognition of Australian designers amongst key target markets during both the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter seasons. Working to engage local press and retail buyers from around the globe, the showroom is open only to designers carefully selected by the AFC as being capable of growing internationally and representing the best of Australian design talent. In the lead-up to the event, the AFC works collaboratively with designers to ensure that they are well prepared to meet the demands of the global fashion marketplace. Designers will also be offered sales, marketing and media support as part of the event, to expand their respective businesses.

Social media accounts: @afashionchamber Instagram, australian fashion chamber on Facebook and

Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program grant offer: $150,000 (over three years)

Total project value: $510,000

Last Updated: 19 August 2016
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