First Nations Fashion and Design Pop-Up

Fri 12th March, 2021 – Sun 4th April, 2021
10:00am – 7:00pm
Level 2 (opposite Country Road), Melbourne Central
Corner of Swanston and La Trobe Streets, Melbourne
Shop sunglasses, one-off weaves, limited-edition kimonos and new collections from leading Indigenous designers at this extended residency.

First Nations Fashion and Design is an independent collective representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander professionals in the industry, giving them access to opportunities, skill development and industry engagement.

It comprises fashion designers, textile artists, jewellers, photographers, hair and makeup artists, models, stylists, curators and more.

At its first ever pop-up store at Melbourne Central, pieces from more than 25 designers and artists are available to purchase all in one place.

The products include the new FFF x Ikuntji range, shoes from Cungelella Art x Twoobs, sunglasses from Paul McCann and L.eyes Eyewear, one-off woven creations from Grace Lillian Lee and limited-edition kimonos from Aarli Fashion.

Other brands such as Clothing the Gap, Haus of Dizzy, Gammin Threads, K.rae Designs, Nungala Creative and Yarli Creative are also featured, and the pop-up includes homewares from Emro Designs and artwork by Tiwi Island artist Clair Helen.

More information here.