Wool Week : The International Woolmark Prize Exhibition
- Wed 23rd May 11:00pm - 11:00am
- Sun 3rd Jun 12:00am - 7:00am
Australia’s iconic wool industry will be celebrated as we celebrate our love of wool in collaboration with the wool growers, designers and retailers during The Woolmark Company’s Wool Week Australia - 24th of My to the 3rd of June.
This year Westfield Doncaster is the stage for exhibiting the rising fashion stars of the prestigious International Woolmark Prize. We are proud to exhibit the outstanding fashion talents from across the globe who showcase the beauty and versatility of Merino wool.
The Woolmark Company
The Woolmark Company (TWC) is the global authority on wool. Through their extensive network of relationships spanning the international textile and fashion industries, TWC highlights Australian wool’s position as the ultimate natural fibre and premier ingredient in luxury apparel.
One of the world’s most recognised and respected brands, the Woolmark logo provides assurance of the highest quality. Since 1964, the symbol has represented pioneering excellence and innovation at every level of the supply chain to increase consumer demand and enhance the profitability, competitiveness and sustainability of the Australian wool industry.
The International Woolmark Prize | An Exhibition
Image source: A group shot from the International Woolmark Prize 2018.
First held in 1953 as an initiative of the International Wool Secretariat, the award was won the following year by iconic fashion designers Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent.
Today, the International Woolmark Prize continues to recognise design excellence using Australian Merino wool. The prize crosses borders and cultures to spotlight emerging fashion talent from hotspots in more than 60 countries before a who’s who of the international fashion industry.
The exhibition will be located on the ground floor near Witchery from the 24th of May the 3rd of June.