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Where art meets fashion: Country to Couture comes to Melbourne

The first Country to Couture runway outside of Darwin will take place this week. Image: Supplied
Since 2016, the Country to Couture runway at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has showcased collaborations between Indigenous artists and Australian fashion brands, helping to raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designers and dispel the myth that Indigenous fashion is stuck in the past.  But while awareness is growing (more than 2500 people attended the 2019 event), Indigenous designers and brands are still underrepresented in the Australian fashion indus