ACONAV – Loren Aragon at Phoenix Fashion Week

Hey guys,

I have some huge news! On October 15, 2016 me and two friends of mine were luckily invited to Loren’s fashion line called ACONAV where he showcased his “Shattered Collection” at Phoenix Fashion Week at Talking Stick Resort & Casino in Scottsdale, AZ. He is Acoma Pueblo and is killing the game using his cultural designs! Representing the native’s he has combined traditional elegant designs that are his own. True to his style the dresses were bold and timeless.

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My good friend Kelly Holmes, who is the founder of Native Max Magazine came to show her support and wore a beautiful original Aconav dress. Also Grace Dove -actress from the movie Revenant- came to show her support as well wearing an elegant Aconav dress with a graceful cape. Fine art artist Lehi “ThunderVoice Eagle” came and model Sierra Begaye came with southwest looks that had people’s attention, and definitely the photographers. Blogger Jaclyn Roessel aka Grown Up Navajo with Alana aka The Fancy Navajo showed her support. It was a beautiful night with old and new friends. I love designers that are able to incorporate cultural designs in their clothings (it’s not easy).

Here’s a short clip of Aconav’s models.

ACONAV website link: http://www.aconav.com/

Native American Artist, Author, & Activist: Gyasi Ross

Gyasi Ross is a member of the Blackfeet Nation. He primarily focuses on bringing awareness of the mistreatment of the American Indians and to correct the misconception of the Native Americans. He has been on ESPN to talk aobut the debated ‘Redskins’ mascot and has written articles and also a book. If you have not read How To Say I Love You in Indian it is quite a literary find and a must. You can also pre-order his album coming out on Itunes on May 12th. He has released a music video on YouTube as well. Click here to find out more!!!!!!!!!!