The Townsville Fashion Festival would not be such a success without our talented designers! With more competitions and reduced designer costs, why not be apart of something great in 2018! See our 2018 designers below!  Why not click on their page to see their label!

Applications forms to become a designer for the 2018 festival has closed.

To apply for the Designer Excellence Award, please fill out the form on the bottom of this page. You must provide proof of residency. We look forward to receiving your application!


Anna Dutton

Anna Dutton Couture


Cheryl Creed

Murrii Quu Designs


Danae Taylor

Aus Designs


Elizabeth Barden

Elizabeth Barden Designs


Erica Gray

Erica Gray Artist


Morgan Allan

Immokalee Designs


Naa Shormey Pretzsch

Bobel the Label

Nardia Panettiere

Nardia Panettiere Couture

Peta Cripps

Peta C Designs

Ruth Groundwater

Addison Bailey

Samantha McDonald

The Scarlet Fox


Trish Bellero

Bellero Bridal

Tyler Giudes

Tyler Giudes Designs


The Designer Excellence Award

The Townsville Fashion Festival and Townsville City Council Sister Cities Program are proud to announce the development of the Designer Excellence award investing in local Townsville designers and offering one talented Townsville based designer the opportunity to travel to one of our Sister Cities to experience their fashion industry.

The winning Townsville designer will receive a $2,500.00 grant to contribute to the costs involved in travel and accommodation inclusive of a Sister City developed agenda to include but not limited to the designer to attend a local fashion event, opportunities for the designer to learn from manufacturing and textile businesses, and to attend a fashion industry networking function. The winning Townsville designer will be selected by a panel of industry representatives and announced on the night of the Townsville Fashion Festival Runway Event Saturday 26th May 2018.

Submit your application below to go into the running to win this amazing prize!

Designer Excellence Award

  • By agreeing to apply for the Townsville Fashion Festival Designer Excellence Award you agree to the following conditions: I confirm that I am the originator of all the designs submitted as part of this application and are based in Townsville. I have read the conditions, requirements and information accompanying this application (Application Deadline 5pm, Wednesday 23rd May) and agree in entirety to abide by the judging criteria and conditions of entry. On winning the Designer Excellence Award the winner must abide by all conditions set out in the Townsville City Council Sister Cities Program Guide. The Designer idemnifies the Townsville Fashion Festival for any loss, damage caused or suffered as a result of entering into the festival. The judging panel's selection decisions are confidential and final and no correspondence will be entered into. The festival will not provide feedback. By clicking accept, you agree to the above conditions.