Native fashion designers are putting their talent on the runway more and more with designs that include floral pattern bodycons and geometric pattern corset dresses. This year, the Santa Fe Indian Market continued their tradition of holding an haute couture fashion show with 11 Native designers. We’ll talk with designers about their latest collections, what inspires them and the trends they see for Native fashion.
Loren Aragon (Acoma Pueblo) – owner and designer of Aconav
Maya Stewart (Chickasaw/Muscogee Creek/Choctaw) – creative director of Maya Stewart
Orlando Dugi (Navajo) – fashion designer student
Himikalas Pamela Baker (Kwakiutl/Squamish/Tlingit/Haida) – owner of Touch of Culture and designer TOC Legends
Break music: Yas (feat. Nukathadiva) (song) Uyarakq (artist) Miseraq (album)