Sheepvention introduced the Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards in 1991. This exciting competition is a wonderful opportunity for young designers to showcase their designs in wool to the public and win a prestigious award and prize.The aim of the competition is to encourage young designers and artists to create garments using wool.The Young Designer Awards is being closely supported by the fashion schools, as well as secondary schools.
The Winner and Place holders for the Young Designer Competition 2018:
Danielle Herbert: Overall WINNER
Soffey Athanasopoulos: Racewear – 1st Place
Sayede Diman (Airin) Samadi Valid: Corporate wear – 1st Place
P.D. Nayana Nilmini: Corporate wear – 2nd Place
Danielle Herbert: Evening wear – 1st Place
Grace Brooks: Evening wear – 2nd Place
Rachel Van Brussel: Sports/Streetwear – 1st Place
Briana Holman: Sports/Streetwear – 2nd Place
Patrick Melhuish: Sports/Streetwear – 3rd Place
All Fashion Parades are held in the Fashion Pavilion during Sheepvention.