The National Graduate Showcase presents 12 fashion graduates in a celebration of emerging Australian design talent. Australia’s tertiary institutions are helping nurture new crops of designers responsible for leading Australian fashion far into the 21st century. The National Graduate Showcase brings together the brightest minds, hand-picked from the leading design institutions nationwide to present their original collections on a globally recognised platform. These most promising of talents will not only have a chance to showcase their work on the Festival’s main stage, but will also have the opportunity to participate in a career building mentor program. Target will encourage design in a range of fields that encompasses womenswear, menswear, swimwear and beyond.
This years’ finalists are Juliette Booth, Gabrielle Brown, Lillian Chan, Roxane Chan, Wing Chiang, Anna-Marie Gruber, Chin Hau Tay, Edwina Sinclair, Tan Thanh Trieu, Victoria Thaniotis, Yan Wang and Molly Younger.