September 06, 2011

Native designers at Central States Fair

Native Sun News:  Native designers show their latest fashions

By Evelyn Red Lodge and Jesse AbernathyFresh faced runway models wearing the latest and exciting Native American fashions hit the Knology stage last Wednesday afternoon, August 24, at the Central States Fair.

Three Native fashion designers converged to show their newest and freshest business, casual, and evening wear. Poised Native models strolled the stage for the more than 80 people who had gathered to enjoy the the show. Jen Ghost Bear provided background music using her hand drum while softly singing Native love songs.
Comment:  The three designers were Darlene Perkins (Arikara/Lakota), Mildred Carpenter (Cheyenne River Sioux Nation), and Danita Strawberry (Cree/Saulteaux).

For more on Native fashion, see Echo-Hawk Partners with Nike and Cherokee Kids Clothing Line.

Below:  "Danita Strawberry designs at the fair 2011."

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