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At the 2019 Melbourne Retail Festival every fashion buyer who attended was very impressed with the high calibre and individuality of the exhibiting brands and designers. Australia has always received global recognition for our unique lifestyle and natural wonders however one thing that has always been overlooked is the uniqueness of our fashion designers. We are very excited to be bringing...

Best Fashion Podcasts

We are podcast obsessed at the moment in the Sydney Retail Festival office! We'd love to share with you our top picks for the best business, fashion and life advice. Listen Here Fashion journalists Camille Charriere and Monica Ainley give you a unique, behind the scenes look at how the fashion industry operates with their podcast series “Fashion: No Filter”. Joy from our sales team’s favourite episode is “Behind the Instagram algorithm with Eva Che...

#SUPPORTLOCAL: 3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Fashion Boutiques Can Increase Sales & Traffic

In today’s competitive retail climate, it is becoming more important than ever to ensure that your fashion boutique store has a point of difference. Here are 3 tips for bricks-and-mortar stores to increase their foot traffic & sales.


We are passionate about supporting and promoting the high calibre of Australian designers who are finding it difficult to connect with the fashion industry's movers and shakers. Our retail events allow local buyers, wholesalers and designers to develop new relationships. A true celebration of the Australian Fashion Industry's community and innovation, the event fosters an environment to showcase designs, share wisdom, collaborate ...

Melbourne Retail Festival 2019 Recap

We had a wonderful time at the Melbourne Retail Festival in February showcasing over 100 local and international fashion brands. Thank you so much to all of the buyers, wholesalers, designers, influencers and industry personalities who joined us over the two days! If you are interested in connecting with industry professionals, registrations for the Sydney Retail Festival (16-17 September) are now open.


Here at the Sydney Retail Festival we are passionate about promoting emerging and established Australian designers. We believe that there is a huge need for Australians to really support emerging and new brands. Retailers large and small can help inspire and assist individuals who may end up being our next Alex Perry or Toni Maticevski. We do not want to discourage new local talent who bring their individuality and unique...