As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, National Indigenous Times shines a spotlight on Australia’s incredible First Nations women. With a penchant for spotting opportunities before they’ve arisen, the brains behind Deadly Denim, Rebecca Rickard, is heading to LA Fashion Week (LAFW) in October. What started as a side hustle while she completed her midwifery […]

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A collection of wearable stories of Country and culture is coming to Bendigo Art Gallery. Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion will showcase leading First Nation designers who are making moves towards a new and powerful medium. With work hailing from the saltwater coastlines, to the red desert, to claypan country, Piinpi, as an exhibition, weaves a […]

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Located in the Yuendumu community on the Tanami Road between the Western Australian border and Uluru, the unassuming and remote Warlukurlangu Arts Centre is a powerhouse of Indigenous art and collaborative projects. The Centre was formed in 1984 as a direct response to the need for community to create a viable industry and allow for […]

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The age old saying, “the suit maketh the man,” is being flipped on its head with a new collaboration from Amity Guild, Oscar Hunt Tailors and Aboriginal artist and performer Stan Yarramunua. Social enterprise Amity Guild partnered with Stan Yarramunua and Oscar Hunt to create a range of suits lined with Indigenous artworks to empower […]

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Perth Fashion Festival’s Indigenous runway is hitting Yagan Square this Sunday, showcasing two of Perth’s best Aboriginal designers: Deadly Denim and Kirrikin. The show will open with a debut from upcycled denimwear brand, Deadly Denim. Rebecca Barlow, creator of Deadly Denim, originally launched the brand to raise money for the Rhodanthe Lipsett Indigenous Midwifery Charitable […]

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