Native Fashion in the City

Posted By Darren Thompson March 13th, 2017 Last Updated on: March 13th, 2017

Native Fashion in the City is hosting the 4th annual Native Fashion in the City at Cluster Studios in the Ri-No Art district in Denver, Colorado on Friday, March 24, 2017. The premier Indigenous fashion event features top designers and models from across the country through a series of workshops, appearances and a fashion runway show during the Denver March Powwow weekend.The popular fashion event will be headlined by ACONAV by Loren Aragon, a favorite at Phoenix Fashion Week, and Jared Yazzie of OxDx. Additional designers on the lineup are Marisa Mike (Marisa Mike), Disa Tootoosis (Disa Tootoosis), Della Stump (Designs by Della), Norma Baker-Flying Horse (Red Berry Woman) and Lakota Sage (Native Gorilla). After the event attendees will have the opportunity to shop straight-from-the-runway pieces right after the fashion show via the Native Fashion in the City website.nfitc_social1

“Native Max Magazine has been such a support in my art and design goals since its inception,” said Fashion Designer Jared Yazzie. “Back in 2012, I participated in my very first Native Fashion in the City event and have since grown and built a business that I now run full time. This year's event will be my 4th time returning and I know this event will be the best yet!”

Organizers have moved Native Fashion in the City to a location that is both accommodating to a growing crowd and closer to the Powwow location. With growing crowds since its beginning, relocating the space and planning a schedule that accommodates more has been a challenge for the planning team. Both events will provide shuttle services to and from both the Powwow and Native Fashion in the City.

Native Fashion in the City's lineup of events includes an official kick-off dinner, which is exclusively open to designers and staff members, pop-up shops & bazaar during the pre-show reception, The Native Fashion in the City runway show, and after-show full of music and guest appearances.

This year will be the first for designers Marisa Mike, Disa Tootoosis, Norma Baker-Flying Horse and Della Stump at Native Fashion in the City. “I'm excited to be a part of this particular show as a stepping stone to building my brand and my ultimate goal is to land my designs in luxury retail stores.” said Fashion Designer Marisa Mike.

Anticipating more event participants such as designers and models, along with their friends and families, including VIP guests, the Native Fashion in the City team decided to include more opportunities for networking and growing to make the event worthwhile for everyone.


Native Fashion in the City is an annual event based in Denver, Colorado. Since its inception, the event has supported over 100 models, designers, stylists and photographers in growing their talents and brands.

Native Fashion in the City 2017 is presented by Wohehiv Films, with guidance from Native Max Magazine.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit nativefashioninthecity.com .

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About Darren Thompson

Darren Thompson (Ojibwe/Tohono O’odham) is a Native American flute player and writer from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. He contributes to Native Peoples Magazine, Native News Online, Native Max Magazine and Powwows.com. For more information please visit www.darrenthompson.net

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