Beauty is about more than the body you inhabit -- it's a way of being that goes beyond genetics or societal ideals. Aboriginal writer and former model Sasha Sarago invites you to decolonize beauty, moving away from the monolithic Eurocentric archetype and towards a more essential, authentic understanding of self that belongs to everyone.
Raised in the 90s, whether you agree with me or not, it's when music still had heart, before its steady decline. Miiesha's soothing melodics and redemptive lyrics revive an era of RnB and Neo-Soul us die-hard fans can appreciate.
"When I stand on Country, it gives me a great sense of belonging and ownership.
The knowledge that the land I walk on today is the same land that my ancestors and elders walked on feel intrinsically magical and powerful." Tiarna Wynne, Miss NAIDOC Perth 2021 Finalist.
"We have to put things back to where it belongs. Beauty didn't start in Paris. It started in Africa thousands of years ago. I want my legacy to be - ancestrality is not dead - Rituels Originels d’Afique.” Salwa Petersen, Founder - Chébé du Tchad.
"However, there are still not enough women, let alone Indigenous women, in senior leadership roles and in governments. We want to keep smashing those glass ceilings and, if it’s the challenge we choose, replacing our glass slippers with steel-capped boots too!" Kristy Masella, CEO of Aboriginal Employment Strategy.
A hopeless romantic, I speak to Christine to get ALL the tea from what inspired her to bring us what she says: "Imagine if Insecure; Modern Love: The Podcast; and Dirty Diana made a pod-baby with a Zimbabwean-Aussie accent."
Deadly Denim is a First Nations Fashion editorial shot by Noongar photographer Cole Baxter. Blak brands include Deadly Denim, Gammin Threads, The Koorie Circle, Haus of Dizzy, Take Pride Movement and more.
Director Yandi Chali opens Repkulture's first retail outlet with Activate Perth. Let's meet the brand that aims to inspire African-Australian youth to have the pride and confidence to wear traditional African print as well as inviting all Australians to share and enjoy their love of culture and fashion.
Renowned for her ebb and flow style, Shantell’s collaborations include Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, PUMA, Google, The Boston Ballet, Denver Art Museum and now Absolut Art for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.