Fashion Council WA
Fashion Council WA (FCWA) is a not for profit peak industry body with the mandate to represent, promote and champion the fashion and creative industries in WA.
Through a series of established annual events and service offerings, FCWA facilitates growth opportunities for the sector across cultural, creative and commercial platforms.
FCWA provides industry members with the opportunity to connect with and gain insights from peers and authorities in the industry via a series of Industry Forums, mentoring and development, and networking opportunities.
The WA fashion and creative sector is represented and promoted on a local, national and global scale via a comprehensive calendar of local events including Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, Swim + Resort Series, and WA Fashion Awards, along with opportunities to access international markets via FCWA’s partnership with global counterparts, including China Fashion Association and Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week.
Through strong partnerships with corporate, government, education, industry and community networks, FCWA provides extended opportunities for the industry and champions the Western Australian fashion and creative sector.
Perth Fashion Festival Proprietary Limited (PFF Pty Ltd) delivers world class, ground breaking events and projects, the annual premier event being Telstra Perth Fashion Festival (TPFF), that showcases our State's fashion sector, attracts significant media profile and recognises WA as the premier creative hub of emerging and established talent in the fashion industry through the Asia Pacific region.
Now in it’s 19th year, Telstra Perth Fashion Festival is one of Australia’s renowned fashion events. Founded in 1999, TPFF has cultivated an international reputation for fostering some of Australia’s most sought after creative talent and showcasing Western Australian designers on a global stage.
With international fashion success stories including Wheels & Dollbaby, Gemma Ward, Skye Stracke, Nicole Trunfio, Aurelio Costarella, Megan Gale, Bridget Malcolm, E L L E R Y, Russell James and Zhivago all hailing from Perth, the scene is set for the most exhilarating week of fashion Australia will see in 2017.