Make a pocket-sized fashion statement

October 18, 2017

  Artwork by Indigenous artists Elverina Johnson and Justin Butler is adding a dash of cultural colour to men’s attire through a range of silk neck ties, bow ties and pocket squares. The range is […]

What’s wrong with the ‘real thing’, asks designer

October 4, 2017

Authentic Australian-made and designed garments are being bumped out of retail outlets and resorts to make way for cheap ‘Australiana’ items imported from overseas, according to an Indigenous fashion designer. Shaun Edwards, co-founder of the […]

Fashion fusion set to make a statement

July 12, 2017

Fashion and the environment will converge when models take to the catwalk on the opening day of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair this Friday. Garments by Hopevale Arts Centre, Indij Design, Mossman Gorge’s Uki Burchill, […]

Indigenous fashion turns heads in Melbourne

March 22, 2017

Indigenous fashion took to the runway at the Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival on the weekend. Garments by Australian Aboriginal designers, New Zealand Maori designers and First Nations designers from Canada were showcased at the Global […]

Kym Lester wraps new fashion around timeless ideas

March 8, 2017

Fashion designer Kym Lester wants to bring Indigenous Australian culture to the masses. Capitalising on 35 years in the industry, Lester has launched his Unity Fashion line with a range of luxury silk scarves cut and […]

Look out world, Magnolia’s about to blossom

July 14, 2016

Fashion is full of fairytales but probably none as enchanting as that of Magnolia Maymuru, who has grown up in the remote community of Yirrkala in East Arnhem Land hunting and fishing and watching out […]

Charlee’s sizzling in outback fashion shoot

July 13, 2016

Model Charlee Fraser, who is on her way to becoming the first Indigenous model to crack the international fashion world, is fronting a new Australian campaign. Accessory brand Mimco has signed the 21-year-old from Newcastle […]

Cairns cranks up for art, dance and fashion feast

May 11, 2016

The highly-acclaimed Cairns Indigenous Art Fair has launched this year’s program, with Artistic Director Janina Harding creating a broad-ranging program taking in dance, music, film, and fashion. Welcoming crowds of more than 50,000 visitors last year, the […]

Dion has designs on a winning uniform

April 25, 2016

A growing Indigenous design business has been awarded a contract to provide ceremonial uniforms for the upcoming First World War Centenary commemorations on the Western Front. Darkies Designs, established in 2010 by Dion Devow who […]

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