• Steph Curry Is Boosting Black Designers at the N.B.A. Finals
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    Steph Curry Is Boosting Black Designers at the N.B.A. Finals

    As the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics face off in the N.B.A. finals, each team’s players have been bringing their top game to the court — and their best looks to the tunnel. Basketball stars have turned their game-day arrivals into runway shows. The “tunnel walk,” in which players make their way from an underground arena entrance to the locker room, has become an opportunity for them to flex their fashion muscles before getting into uniform. Stephen Curry, Golden State’s star point guard, has been using those appearances to showcase the work of independent Black designers. Sherri McMullen, the owner of the Oakland boutique McMullen, has been working…

  • Momentous end to Fashion Week sees First Nations fashion designers announce official opening of Sydney pop-up store
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    Momentous end to Fashion Week sees First Nations fashion designers announce official opening of Sydney pop-up store

    Fashion Week ended last week with an emphatic exclamation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander excellence. The First Nations Fashion + Design (FNFD) closing runway highlighted designers from right across Australia. FNFD celebrates independent Indigenous designers and supports their growth and development in the fashion industry. Supported by THE ICONIC, First Nations Fashion + Design wowed a packed crowd on Friday night, with female musicians and a primarily female line-up of designers as a way to explore the matriarchal structure of First Nations’ culture. And while the event marked the end of a week in which fashion was front and centre, it’s also a new beginning for First Nations fashion. For…