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Indigenous fashion

Indigenous fashion Archives

How Indigenous brands are using the ‘power of fashion’ to create change

Winners of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards share how they're using their businesses to create positive change for...

From runway to reconciliation: First Nations artist talks fashion collab

Elverina Johnson has worked with plus-size fashion brand Taking Shape to translate her artwork onto clothing in the hope...

‘Blackfellas are thriving’: The bond between Indigenous design and culture

During an in-depth discussion at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, several Indigenous leaders across different industrie...

Kicking down doors: First Nations fashion takes on Europe

A collective of Indigenous fashion designers has just returned from a trip to Europe, where they showcased a series of f...

Reconciliation Week pop-up shines a spotlight on First Nations brands

Australia’s thriving First Nations economy was on full display at a pop-up market in Melbourne last night, featuring art...

Always was, always will be: First Nations design celebrated at Fashion Week

From the moving Welcome to Country that opened Afterpay Australian Fashion Week to the historic closing show, it’s clear...

‘It’s been quite a success’: Lessons from the first Mob in Fashion program

A new program aims to provide pathways for First Nations people to build a career in the fashion industry. Here's how th...

What does a ‘freed’ Aboriginal flag mean for retail?

After more than two years of boycotting the flag on its garments, Clothing the Gaps is now free to incorporate the desig...

VIDEO: How Wittner is celebrating First Nations design and culture

Australian footwear brand Wittner has collaborated with young First Nations artist Alkina Edwards to unveil its latest s...

Single mum to award-winning designer: Meet Ngali founder Denni Francisco

The Wiradjuri woman shares the surprising story of how she got into fashion, and why industry support is critical for Fi...

How Indigenous fashion brands are paving the way for the next generation

Indigenous fashion brands have started to make industry connections and tap into resources to grow their businesses, pav...

Country Road CEO Elle Roseby on diversity, going local and circular design

We chat with CEO Elle Roseby about how the brand is supporting First Nations talent, the progress on their Reconciliatio...

VIDEO: Welcome to The Edit

Every month, Inside Retail's editors take you behind the stories and discuss what's hot and what's not in retail.

Indigenous fashion takes centre stage at Country to Couture

From evening wear to athleisure, here's a look at the incredible fashion that went down the runway in Darwin this week.

‘Not just about fashion’: NIFA highlights social impact of Indigenous design

National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) provides platform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and design...

Winners of 2021 National Indigenous Fashion Awards revealed

Melbourne-based designers Denni Francisco and Paul McCann were among the category winners, while Tiwi Islands-based Bima...

7 diversity lessons for brands after the Aus Fashion Week controversy

Since AAFW wrapped up last Friday night, critics have come out on social media, accusing it of ‘tokenistic’ attempts at ...

Berlei bra design is cultural appropriation, Aboriginal artists say

The lingerie brand has apologised for what it says was an innocent mistake. But in 2021, should it have known better?

How Deadly Denim created a collection for NYFW in just two weeks

Rebecca Barlow saw the invitation to show at NYFW as the opportunity of a lifetime. But it meant creating an eight-piece...

Why more businesses are backing Change the Date

In 2020, businesses committed to do more to stamp out racism. Now, efforts to change the date of Australia Day seem to b...