"In the Revisitors section, designers expand upon traditional cultural motifs, which is exemplified by the high heel Louboutin's that were hand beaded by Jamie Okuma. These boots are the closest representation of a self-portrait that Okuma has ever created. The embroidery style beadwork depicts an elaborate mosaic of swallows, which Okuma and her family rescued and then raised on La Jolla Reservation." Excerpt from Native Fashion Now," read the rest at hautemind.com. You can also listen to the rest of my interview with @j.okuma on SoundCloud.com, link in bio. #NativeFashionNow is currently on display @smithsoniannmai, curated by @kramerica2 #nativedesign #luiseno #shoshonebannock #beadwork #hautecouture #wearableart #sustainablefashion #culturalpreservation #louboutin
- j.okumaThanks girl 😘
- gilded.maneLove your work @j.okuma!!! Eventually, I hope to be able to buy one of your coats 😍.
Log in to like or comment.