THE TALKS

JOIN THE CONVERSATION AT AAFW’S UNMISSABLE SERIES OF TALKS

This year, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week will once again play host to an unmissable series of thought-provoking, inspiring panel discussions featuring some of the most noteworthy and trailblazing names in the fashion industry, including i=Change’s Jeremy Meltzer, Spell Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer Elizabeth Abegg, @ausindigenousfashion founder Yatu Widders-Hunt, IMG model Bree McCann, and Glam Corner’s Audrey Khaing-Jones to name but a few.

AAFW: The Talks, presented by Glenfiddich Whisky, will take place throughout Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) at Carriageworks and provide a unique opportunity to hear from and be inspired by the fashion industry’s leading names along with fashion’s next gen stars.

Read on for all the details about this year’s four AAFW: The Talks, presented by Glenfiddich Whisky, including the discussion topics, when they’re on and how to book tickets.

Passion for Purpose
Join i=Change founder Jeremy Meltzer, model and activist Mahalia Handley, and Spell Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer Elizabeth Abegg, as they discuss creating engaging social experiences to achieve cut-through and connect meaningfully and authentically with new and existing customers.
Date: Monday, May 31, 2021
Time: 4pm
Location: Carriageworks, Sydney
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Wonder Women
Founder and curator of social platform and online community @ausindigenousfashion, Yatu Widders-Hunt, will be joined by Disability Affairs Officer Lisa Cox, model and activist Manahou Mackay, IMG model Bree McCann, and INPRINT Magazine’s Creative Director Megha Kapoor, to discuss driving change and representation across the fashion industry.
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Time: 6pm
Location: Carriageworks, Sydney
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Fashioning the Future, presented by City of Sydney
Sustainability in fashion is at the forefront of the global fashion dialogue. But what is the bigger picture around social sustainability? Maggie Marilyn designer Maggie Hewitt, Nobody Denim Co-Founder John Condolis, and Glam Corner’s Audrey Khaing-Jones will discuss this key question.
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Time: 5pm
Location: Carriageworks, Sydney
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Generation: NXT, presented by DHL
Hear from the 2021 Next Gen winners, Aaizél designer Minhee Jo, Erik Yvon, Outfaced designer Megan Taylor, and Replica Project designer Amanda Nichols, as they discuss the challenges and opportunities of the global pandemic and where they see the future of the fashion industry.
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time: 6pm
Location: Carriageworks, Sydney
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Don’t miss your chance to be part of the Australian fashion industry’s most prestigious event, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, buy your tickets to the AAFW: The Talks, presented by Glenfiddich Whisky, here. Buy tickets to the runway shows and more AAFW special events, here.