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Designing for the future

The Australian Fashion industry employs more than 489,000 people, according to a recent Australian Fashion Council report produced in partnership with Ernst & Young. During 2020 and 2021, the Australian fashion and textile industry contributed a hefty $27.2 billion toward the economy. That’s 1.5 per cent of the national GDP. Fashion in Australia is alive. And some parts of the industry are thriving, even after the devastating impact of Covid-19. Why? Unbeknownst to many, our fashion ecosys