National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2021

indigenous fashion awards ceremony

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation‘s Indigenous Fashion Projects invites you to join us as we come together to celebrate excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fashion and textiles.

Streaming on Facebook, live from the Darwin Convention Centre this Tuesday evening, 3 August 2021, from 6.30pm ACST.

What to expect…

Launched in 2020, and presented by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects, the prestigious awards ceremony provides a vibrant and exciting platform to celebrate First Nations textiles and fashion, whilst contributing to the capacity building of the sector.

Returning for the second year, the NIFA received 31 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designer, artist and Art Centre nominations from the textiles and fashion design community.

Join us as we celebrate the talent and innovation of the nominees across each of the six award categories:

  • Cultural Adornment and Wearable Art
  • Textile Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Social and Environmental Contribution
  • Community Collaboration
  • Special Recognition

The NIFA is proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government, via NT Major Events Company, along with a host of industry supporters including Australian lifestyle brand Country Road, RMIT University, Darwin Innovation Hub, NITV, marie claire and the Australian Fashion Council.


Learn more here