This is an exhibition that features pieces from all over the 20th century and puts face to the main designers in the fashion sector by presenting a photograph and a short biography with their most iconic pieces, for whose preparation it has been used, among others materials.
Gitxan fashion designer Sug-ii-t Lukxs (Yolonda Skelton) grew up learning her Indigenous culture from her relations in Haida Gwaii. Now, her designs have taken her to the runways of Paris and Vancouver.
Her new show, Urban Regalia, was inspired by the oral stories recounted by her maternal grandmother and the styles worn by Audrey Hepburn in the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany's.
She says her journey as a designer started with creating traditional regalia for her family but wanting to share the culture and designs in a more accessible way.
"I started to make different things, because you can't wear your regalia out," Skelton said.
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