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Staying grounded while reaching for the stars
Beach blonde hair paired with a sun-kissed glow and a charming down-to-earth personality, few would argue that Billie Jean Hamle...
Phoebe Blogg 27 Feb 2024
First Nations designers to headline Melbourne Fashion Festival
Recognised as Australia’s largest consumer fashion event, the PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival is back again in 2024. Celebrati...
Phoebe Blogg 6 Feb 2024
Indigenous businesswoman Corina Muir changing the world, one piece of clothing at a time
While getting international recognition for her sustainable clothing is wonderful, seeing young Indigenous kids wearing the desi...
Brendan Foster 30 Jan 2024
Mainie Australia wins First Nations category at Premier of Queensland's Export Awards
Mainie Australia, a fashion brand hailing from Far North Queensland has emerged as the inaugural winner of the First Nations awa...
Rhiannon Clarke 27 Oct 2023
First Nations fashion labels make headlines with international showcase
Joining forces with established Australian fashion brand Kirrikin on the evening of September 19, the Australian High Commission...
Phoebe Blogg 24 Sep 2023
"Take the past and the present and make a future for yourself" - Elaine George ahead of Brisbane Fashion Festival finale  

Since debuting as the first Aboriginal woman to front the cover of Vogue Australia in 1993, Elaine George has become a force with which to be reckoned.  Originally scouted whilst w...

Phoebe Blogg Aug 24, 2023
Wiradjuri Artist Kristie Peters introduces ‘Blaklabel Dreaming’, announces inaugural Canberra Indigenous Fashion Show

Talented Wiradjuri Artist Kristie Peters has made a name for herself within Canberra and surrounding regions, with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities embracing the arti...

Jess Whaler Aug 15, 2023
"They will be walking with me": Colleen Tighe-Johnson on her path to New York Fashion Week

From Moree to New York City, this September proud Gomeroi woman Colleen Tighe-Johnson and a team of deadly Aboriginal women are set to take the fashion world by storm, with the lab...

Jess Whaler Aug 4, 2023
Indigenous designers set to present at 2023’s Country to Couture runway

Boasting a whopping 22 collections across two sold-out runways, fashion’s annual Country to Couture showcase is back for another year of action. After Indigenous Fashion Projects...

Phoebe Blogg Aug 1, 2023
From concept to reality: Rowland Vision gains international exposure

24-year-old Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lindyn Rowland is the proud founder of Rowland Vision. The aesthetic eyewear has been seen on the Kid Laroi, in GQ, in Bonds adve...

Shahna Smith Jun 30, 2023
First Nations designers and local Indigenous models dazzle in Boorloo

Native Threads, curated by Karla Hart, showcased creative, vibrant, and authentic beauty grown out of the Indigenous community as designers unveiled their latest creations in Boorl...

Rhiannon Clarke Jun 7, 2023
Liandra Swim hit the runway on the last day of Australian Fashion Week

Liandra Swim hit the runway on the final day of Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, opening the Next Gen show.  The swimwear brand was founded by Liandra Gaykamangu, a Yolngu woman...

Rhiannon Clarke May 19, 2023
Culture and creativity ready for the runway

This Wednesday, on Gadigal land, the David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects runway returns, showcasing the incredible talent and innovation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islande...

Shahna Smith May 16, 2023
Noongar designer kicking goals with personalised Indigenous jumpers

When Noongar artist Robin Keen designed an Indigenous AFL footy jumper for himself as a bit of fun he never envisaged he would be creating guernseys for several sporting clubs. ...

Brendan Foster Apr 27, 2023
Joseph & James: The new player in menswear

Hot off the runway and ready to wear, Naarm (Melbourne) based label Joseph & James is about to go to the next level in the fashion game; announced as one of the seven First Nations...

Shannon McGuire Feb 14, 2023
Indigenous Fashion Projects announces new cohort for 2023

Seven up-and-coming First Nations designers have been selected for the prestigious Indigenous Fashion Projects Pathways Program, including the already well-known GALI Swimwear, Gam...

Shannon McGuire Feb 14, 2023
Fashion project in Fitzroy Crossing inspired by one of the region's brightest stars

Inspired by late Aboriginal actress Ningali Lawford, local artists and fashion designers have partnered with students attending Fitzroy Valley District High School to deliver a daz...

Emma Ruben Dec 8, 2022
Pilbara fashion brand, Kaninda, relaunches after seven year hiatus

Pilbara-born fashion brand Kaninda, has returned to the fashion scene after more than five years on hiatus. Banjima and Yindjibarndi woman Lilla Gagliano first began her brand ove...

Emma Ruben Nov 22, 2022
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