A Diné (Navajo) owned brand founded by Amy Yeung. The brand keeps sustainability at the core and repurposes upcycled vintage pieces and textiles creating one-of-a-kind handmade pieces made lovingly by a small team of artists and makers around the world, including Indigenous artists from Dinétah.
2. EMME Studio
Korina Emmerich is a Brooklyn-based Puyallup designer using upcycled, recycled, and all-natural materials for the majority of her collections. While her colorful work is known to reflect her patrilineal Indigenous heritage from The Coast Salish Territory, Puyallup tribe, Korina also uses her designs to speak to climate and social justice.
The unisex label, whose motto is “Streetwear with a Cree flair,” was founded in 2018 by Dusty LeGrande. The Alberta-based Cree founder designed his street-style collection to bring representation to indigenous peoples, empower, educate, elevate, and help others find identity.
Accessory designer Warren Scott is a member of the Nlaka’pamux Nation, whose territory is located in the interior of present-day British Columbia. His limited artworks were made from leftover acrylic sheet materials from his colorful earring collection.
Lesley Hampton is an Anishinaabe designer based in Toronto Canada. Her size-inclusive slow fashion brand focuses on eveningwear and event dressing with her signature style of sheer appliquéd gowns.