‘The first designers and models of this world’: attending the 2023 National Indigenous Fashion Awards

The Conversation,
17 August 2023, Australia

Throughout two shows, Our Legacy and Our Heart, First Nations models of diverse ages and sizes almost outshone the striking garments they wore.

Designs from 22 labels and collaborations represented the heart and soul of the designers, artists and makers, many who journeyed very long distances for the opportunity to tell their stories through fashion design and art.