25. June 2013 05:44
Native American Fashion Look Book Published
Beyond Buckskin has published a look book featuring the original fashions of 17 Native American designers. Released March 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the book covers the work of: Consuelo Pascual (Navajo/Mayan), Bethany Yellowtail (Crow/Northern Cheyenne), Jamie Okuma (Luiseno/Shoshone Bannock) and Dick Bernanin. Streetwear is by Alano Edzerza (Tahltan), Jared Yazzie (Navajo), and Candace Halcro (Cree/Metis), and the jewelry is by Ista Ska (Lakota), Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Aleut), David Gaussoin (Navajo/Pueblo), Andrea Preston (Navajo), MaRia Bird (Hopi/Navajo), Kristen Dorsey (Chickasaw), TSOul (Navajo), and others.
Designed to show the range and professionalism of Native American fashion designers, Beyond Buckskin includes clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories.
For more information go to: http://beyondbuckskin.blogspot.com/2013/02/beyond-buckskin-lookbook.html
Paul Frank Announces Collaboration with Native Artists
Four American Indian designers have been chosen for a first time ever fashion collaboration with designer Paul Frank. The limited edition collection will be unveiled in August during Santa Fe Indian Market week, at a special showing co-hosted by the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum.
The accessories featured by Paul Frank include a silk screened canvas tote bag by Nooksack Louie Gong, beaded sunglasses by Cree/Metis Candace Halcro, graphic print tee shirts by Navajo Dustin Martin and, jewelry by Comanche/Taos Autumn Dawn Gomez.
For more information: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/paul-frank-announces-first-ever-fashion-collaboration-with-native-american-designers-2013-06-18