‘Cultural expression through dress’: towards a definition of First Nations fashion
By Treena Clark, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Indigenous Research Fellow, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney
Peter McNeil, Distinguished Professor of Design History, UTS, University of Technology Sydney
This May, Wiradjuri woman Denni Francisco and her label Ngali will be the first Indigenous designer to have a solo show at Australian Fashion Week.
This is a long time coming for the First Nations fashion industry and the designers and artists who have laboured in the fashion space for many years.
In 2003, Dharug woman Robyn Caughlan was the first…
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- Wednesday, March 22, 2023