THE AUSTRALIAN WOOL FASHION AWARDS
The Australian Wool Fashion Awards has become a major wool industry event. The awards are designed to showcase the use of Merino Wool by national and international fashion designers and students. The competitions main aim is to educate and encourage young designers in the wonderful qualities of wool. Secondary school students through to tertiary fashion students are enticed to use the many versatile wool and wool blend fabrics to create their entries.
The rewards include significant cash prizes, gifts of mentoring from leading Australian fashion designers and scholarships to study at recognised fashion institutes.
Wool production begins at home, and our New England pastures are the home of merino fine wool production in Australia.
In 2015 Leonnee PTY LTD became official event co-ordinators taking over from Elizabeth Foster founder of The Australian Wool Fashion Awards. Leonnee provides the Australian Wool Fashion Awards with 90% critical support to stage the awards in Tamworth, keeping the event local in New England.
The Wool Fashion Awards are always seeking support and sponsorship from Australian woolgrowers, industry goods and service providers, corporate companies, and state and local governments.
LEFT: LIZ FOSTER
WOOL FASHION AWARDS