Fleece to Fashion Awards

Sunday 07 July 2019

The Fleece to Fashion Awards has become a major wool industry event.

Located in Armidale NSW, the awards are designed to showcase the use of Merino Wool by national and international fashion designers and students.

The competition's 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 competition endeavours to enhance the capability and competiveness of the Australian Wool Industry by encouraging designers to view wool as the worlds best natural fibre.

The rewards include significant cash prizes, gifts of mentoring from leading Australian fashion designers and scholarships to study at recognised fashion institutes.

A Raffles College of Design and Commerce half fee scholarship to the value of approximately AUD28,000 is up for grabs.

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