The Australian Wool Fashion Awards has become a major wool industry event.
The awards are designed to showcase the use of Merino Wool by national and international fashion designers and students.
The competitions main aim is to educate and encourage young designers in the wonderful qualities of wool. Secondary school students through to tertiary fashion students are enticed to use the many versatile wool and wool blend fabrics to create their entries.
The rewards include significant cash prizes, gifts of mentoring from leading Australian fashion designers and scholarships to study at recognised fashion institutes...
Lucy is 22 years old, grew up in Sydney, spending time in the school holidays at her grandparents property "Westvale" Wollun, just out of Uralla, NSW. Her life has always been surrounded by sheep and wool talk...