Throw on your best threads and join us for a day celebrating some of Australia's breakout designers.

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia invites you to our annual showcase and business pitch, Fashion360. Watch emerging Australian entrepreneurs debut on the runway and present to a panel of industry experts in front of leaders in the fashion industry, entrepreneurs, retailers, media, and peers. Following the showcase, you’ll have the chance to mingle and make connections with fellow guests before being seated for a ‘fireside chat.’ Leading this will be panellists overseen by Kellie Hush from Harper's Bazaar, who will be discussing the future of the Australian fashion industry with specific reference to:
  • Technology and its impact on fashion authenticity and culture
  • Circular fashion versus fast fashion
  • The new face of retail
  • Identity and influence in fashion
This will include engagement with the audience in the form of questions and answers. The day will conclude with a celebration where drinks and canapes will be served, allowing the fashion and industry influencers to discuss opportunities for the sector, socialise with up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and drive industry engagement.
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What is Fashion360?

Australia's only fashion accelerator program

Fashion360 is a six-month program designed to equip early-stage to emerging fashion entrepreneurs with all the essentials required to execute and sustain a growing business. It comprises of weekly workshops and masterclasses covering a wide range of topics with industry experts. The program will conclude with a fashion showcase, where designers will pitch their business and collection to an exclusive panel of industry experts. Being Australia’s only Fashion Accelerator program, this platform provides an amazing opportunity for fashion entrepreneurs to fast-track their products without shortcuts to global markets.

An in-depth outline of Fashion360

  • Ideal business structure identified within the parameters of financial capabilities
  • Book-keeping and financial planning specific to the individual businesses
  • Brand clarity and awareness for effective marketing strategies
  • Opportunities for collaboration and connection with industry experts
  • Understanding garment technology for effective communication
  • Production - efficient processes and procedures
  • Textile print development and/or fabric sourcing options
  • Technical development skills (pattern, sample and fitting analysis)
  • Understanding of fashion legal requirements
Fashion360 FAQ's

$3300 Program cost

Fashion360 is a highly subsidised program valued at more than $25,000. We are proud to offer this special price as part of our commitment to fostering the next wave of fashion entrepreneurs. Your success will be our reward.

Our 2018 cohort

Ileana Birds Ivy Lucy Belle