The NSW Premier cut a stylish figure at a digital world.event in Sydney on Thursday, where she took a front-row seat next to her sister. Gladys Berejiklian’s presence at the Indigenous Fashion Projects show at the Carriageworks arts center in Sydney helped highlight the return to the catwalk for a $27 billion industry that has spent a year languishing in the
Ms. Berejiklian said she was impressed with the event. “It was wonderful to see so many talentedProjects show, which featured the incredible collections of six First Nations designers,” she told NCA NewsWire. According to Vogue Australia fashion features director Alice Birrell, Ms. Berejiklian was Karen Gee.
Seated next to her, the Premier’s sister Mary wore an all-black ensemble with matching boots. “The Premier is fond of blue — she was painted in a blue dress for both of her in 2014 and 2018 incidentally — and chose a slightly more lively hue today,” Ms. Birrell said.
“She joined the, which spoke to the optimism and joy at being back together in person and supporting and celebrating our fashion industry, which contributes so much to the economy and the country’s cultural life.” Ms. Birrell said Karen Gee was a sustainably-minded designer who tended to make clothes to order.
The Sydney-based designer was also worn by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, when she. The Berejiklian siblings watched as models walked by wearing creations by Projects, an organization that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fashion businesses.
Those designers fashion event., Kirrikin, Liandra Swim, MAARA Collective, Native Swimwear, and Ngali. This year’s was the first held in person after the coronavirus pandemic forced last year’s event primarily online. On Monday, it kicked off with Welcome to Country and smoking ceremonies to mark National Reconciliation Week, which coincides with the
“The strong presence of Indigenousweek is a watershed moment, and it’s long overdue,” Ms. Birrell said. “This is the first time in the history of the event that First Nations creatives have held dedicated runways, and. Coupled the Welcome to Country at the beginning of the week, it signals a d meaningful inclusion.
“The talent on show and the pride and emotion tied up in giving a platform to these voices made for an unforgettable moment.” A report commissioned by the Australian Fashion Council released onof the style industry to the Australian economy. The report by consultancy firm EY found the fashion and textile industry contributed $27.2 . That’s more than double the export value of wine and beer, the report authors noted.