Free Subscription

  • Access 15 free news articles each month

Professional

Try one month for $6
  • Unlimited access to news,insights and opinions
  • Quarterly and weekly magazines
  • Independent research reports and forecasts
  • Quarterly webinars with industry experts
  • Q&A with retail leaders
  • Career advice
  • 10% discount on events

Aus Fashion Week has been slammed for performative inclusion. But is it fair?

Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) has been heavily criticised for not creating an inclusive final show on Friday night – the runway was covered in decorative paper that got stuck in my wheelchair wheels as I exited the runway, as the event’s closing model. But rather than join the chorus of misinformed opinions, I wanted to set the record straight. After all, unlike all of the other keyboard warriors, I was actually there!  My disappointment is not with IMG or the event itsel