In a global society, we need to be mindful of how we incorporate these traditional and richly significant cultural fashions. “It’s not appropriate for someone outside the culture, who isn’t a chief or matriarch or dancing on behalf of one, to wear a Chilkat or Naaxiin ceremonial robe, because the pieces are for a specific use and there’s something sacred about them,” O’Brien says.
“Trends give me anxiety. They come and go so fast, and finally always come back a few decades later.”
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Unttld’s striking designs continue to make an impression. St-Jacques and Bélanger were nominated for Womenswear Designer of the Year three times at the Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFA).
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“I don’t want to just be another designer, because there are enough of those. I need to make sure that everything I’m doing has an impact.”
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