The backstage experience at VAMFF is pretttty full on.

A room full of models (with legs for miles), make-up artists, hairdressers, stylists, dressers, assistants, volunteers and a whole lot of others moved us into a flurry and state of awe. 

We crept backstage throughout the week in an attempt to catch the buzz and beauty of backstage. Here's what we came up with.

vamff.com.au 

Photography: 
Esther Ling, Sarah Lay, Bianca Fioritti, Justin McLean for AEVOE

Leave a comment

Related

Is it too soon to break out the acid wash denim and jelly bracelets?
We've come a long way since the old suit and tie.
Exploring the Fashion and Textiles collection.
The one that was held in a carpark.
The one where I outfit repeated.
Presented by Target and Supported by Fashion Journal.
The one where street style steps up.
The one where I tried (and failed) to look effortlessly cool.
A celebration of the strength and diversity of Australia's fashion industry.
Curious Birdy & S.Rush collaboration collection.
NB: some of these lessons were learned the hard way.
Really, really, ridiculously good-looking.
Celebrating bigger and better than ever.
Drooling over shimmery suit jackets.
Beautiful mermaid sea creatures from outer space.
It’s called Make-up Genius and it actually works.
Let us take a moment to reflect on the inspiring week that has been. In GIFs.
VAMFF comes to a close with Romance and Bush Magic.
Running off the catwalk and into your wardrobe.
Converse kicks on the runway? Thumbs up always.
The best part of fashion week.
We really, really wanted to reach out and feel the models (and yes we know how weird that sounds).
"I like the idea of how we as Australians are really in awe of everything that’s going on overseas, but really we take a...
"We looked at Japanese Bosozoku girls, which is an underground subculture of female biker gangs in Japan."
"I guess I feel a bit, not like the underdog, but I am very different to everyone else here."
"Well it was quite interesting last year, the fire alarm was set off by a steamer and we all had to evacuate."
"Not for the fainthearted, but for today's fashionkilla."
'You are never going to see us do the same sort of thing or send the same thing down the runway."
"But this is the pinnacle, the most important award in the country."
Melbourne Fashion Festival off to a fiery start.
All the beauty, mayhem and those fish-tail ponytails.
Not too busy to visit us Melbourne kids.
Mac, your new fairy godmother
The future of Australian fashion is right here...
This is going to make for one jam-packed festival.
TOME, ètre cècile and Martin Grant are coming home for VAMFF.
A inside look into behind the scenes of VAMFF.
A cultural night out for the fashion lover.
Pure evil has never looked this good.
Resident FJ makeup artist Victoria Martin gives you the run-down on the new MAC x Lorde collaboration, along with a mini beauty...
Learn how to create a beautiful winged eye in four easy steps PLUS win a Benefit gift pack
We’ve long obsessed over the perfection that is Alexa Chung - her '60s makeup, winged liner, Peter Pan collars, perfectly...
Bobbi Brown has opened their first stand-alone store. Cosmetics lovers rejoice!
We review The NARS Matte Multiple - use it on your lips, cheeks and eyes
FJ fave Victoria Martin shows us her top five red lipsticks and teaches us how to apply them like a pro
Hair stylist Adlena Dignam shows us how to style an effortless, messy bun in five easy steps.
Curling your eyelashes is one of the most simple beauty steps and yet, people so often skip it when doing their makeup.
We've rounded up five of the best highlighters and illuminators to help you achieve a perfect winter glow