My welcome to VAMFF & the National Graduate Show

After an amazing first experience at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) last year, I couldn’t wait to go back again this year.

I booked my hostel style hotel ‘Space Hotel’, which was actually a brilliant choice by me because it was as the receptionist described only a “short” stroll from the Melbourne Museum where the event was being held and was the perfect fit for a singleton lady like me travelling from interstate. Of course it was, but as any lady knows any walk in heels (and with a backpack loaded of camera equipment) is like a never ending road.

Any way just as well the scenery was pretty and Melbourne wasn’t raining so that was a major plus. I found my way to the entrance of the event for the first show on my list, which the National Graduate Showcase presented by Target Australia and Supported by Fashion Journal. The show didn’t disappoint.


The graduates were bubbly as to be expected and all got along like a house on fire, so the show really just felt like a big celebration of their outstanding achievements.

Here are some photos I took prior to the show starting and then if you scroll down you’ll see the talented work by the graduates…


Nixi Killick and her mum.


Fuscia, fringing and clear heel boots. Big tick. @bellamcgoldrick




Stephanie Frig, Stephanie Frig, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW @stephanie.frig


Ben Lalic, Ben Lalic, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW @benlalic


James Greenway, Harlem, Whitehouse Institute of Design, VIC @atelierharlem


Alexandra Lane, Alexandra Lane, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW


Panayota Theodore, Panayota Theodore, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW @panayoyo


Rose Church, CHURCHOFROSE, Curtin University, WA @ChurchofRose


Anna Thora Lindell, A Thora, RMIT, VIC @AnnaThoraLindell


Lauren Elise Trend, Lauren Elise Trend, RMIT, VIC



Alice Kennedy, Leila, RMIT, VIC


Cherry Luk, Cherry Luk, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW @cherry_lyy_


Hannah Kim, HALUMINOUS, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW @haluminour_official


Liz (Mij) Kim, Mij Kim, University Of Technology Sydney, NSW @_mij


Finally a big thank you to Brisbane designer Roux May for supporting me with outfits to wear for VAMFF. You are an absolutely legend and talent.


Thank you for checking out my post.

Love Nat


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