Runway Recap: O Wang Wasté Wahwayela Mani Fashion Show

To a packed house, the O Wang Wasté Wahwayela Mani Fashion Show in Rapid City, SD showcased beautiful designs by more than a handful of Indigenous designers from across Indian Country.



One of the halls at the iconic Monument Arena in Rapid City, South Dakota, transformed for the evening into an extravagant catwalk with a huge audience in attendance.

Designers of the night included Choke Cherry Creek, Sage Mountainflower, KLookinghorse, Sweet Sage Woman, Rebekah Jarvey, Taino Suerte, Bitterwater for Redhouse, Zuya Arts, and Tracy Toulouse. Accessories designers featured were SNO Inc, Lakota Agriculture & Design, Beading Bear, Collins Jordan, and Quills_Works21.

The event was hosted by actress, model, motivational speaker, and host Ashley Callingbull.

This fashion show was more than just a parade of beautiful outfits; it was a testament to the ever-evolving world of Indigenous fashion.

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