Indigenous Excellence! U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland Featured in ‘InStyle’ Magazine Donning Native Fashion

America’s first Indigenous cabinet member and current U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is featured in the next issue of ‘InStyle’ Magazine, head-to-toe in Native Fashion!

Haaland shares her story of being a Pueblo woman, swearing in to Congress, and why representation truly matters with Diné activist Allie Young.

For the feature, Haaland is wearing Native fashion by various notable Native designers:

Emme Studio dress. Hollis Chitto bag. Huckleberrywoman Designs earrings. Four Winds Gallery Pittsburgh bracelets. Jamie Okuma ring. Ceremonial shawl and shoes, her own.
| CREDIT: CAMILA FALQUEZ/THOMPSON
Curtis Oland jacket. Rainy Dawn Ortiz bracelet (worn in hair). Four Winds Gallery Pittsburgh earrings. Catherine Blackburn Jewellery necklace. Hollis Chitto bracelet.
| CREDIT: CAMILA FALQUEZ/THOMPSON
Jamie Okuma skirt and boots (Peep, 2021, antique glass beads, brain-tanned deer hide, and vintage basket beads on Casadei boots. Courtesy of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, N.H.).
| Credit: Camila Falquez/Thompson
Jamie Okuma earrings. Top, stylist’s own.
| CREDIT: CAMILA FALQUEZ/THOMPSON
Emme Studio dress. Huckleberrywoman Designs earrings. Four Winds Gallery Pittsburgh bracelets. Jamie Okuma ring. Hollis Chitto bag. Ceremonial shawl, her own.
| CREDIT: CAMILA FALQUEZ/THOMPSON
Teton Trade Cloth/Elias Not Afraid scarf (worn as a top). Lauren Good Day scarf (worn over the shoulders). Jamie Okuma skirt. Warren Steven Scott earrings. Four Winds Gallery Pittsburgh bracelet. Navajo pendant and ring, her own.
| CREDIT: CAMILA FALQUEZ/THOMPSON
Lead Image: Jamie Okuma skirt, earrings, and boots. Four Winds Gallery Pittsburgh bracelet. Top, stylist’s own. Pueblo belt and ring, her own.

Read the cover story here: https://www.instyle.com/news/deb-haaland-the-first

Photography by Camila Falquez/Thompson. Styling by Lotte Elisa. Hair and makeup by Alexis Arenas/The Artist Agency. Production by Mike Schoen.

For more stories like this, pick up the August 2021 issue of InStyle, available on newsstands, on Amazon, and for digital download July 16th.

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