Denni Francisco, Founder and Creative Director of Ngali, answers some of the questions we have been asked as we launch our Mingaan Collection for Spring/Summer.
Ngali prints have been translated from the artwork of Lindsay Malay from the Warmun Ar...
Oozing both class and sass’: From Country to Couture – in pictures
Fri 6 Aug 2021 21.00 BST
‘Darwin’s really rallied behind us,’ Claire Summers, executive director of Darwin Aboriginal art fair, says of the thousand-plus audience who attended Fr...
National Indigenous Fashion Awards recognise deadly designers
By Rachael Knowles - August 6, 2021
An evening to celebrate the deadly designers and creatives changing the fashion game, the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFAs) were anno...
Yesterday amongst a set of larger than life water lilies, six of the nation’s up and coming Indigenous designers made their mark on Australian Fashion Week for the first time.
A partnership between David Jones and the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair ...
The Indigenous Fashion Projects Show Confirmed The Immense Talent of First Nations Designers
Article - Marie Claire by Courtney Thompson
This year’s Australian Fashion Week has been one marked by exciting - and long overdue - firsts. Yesterday, ...
Australian fashion week resort 2022: key collections – in pictures
Article - The Guardian by Georgina Safe - 5 Jun 2021
‘The ethos of Ngali is that you can wear the clothes anywhere.’ So says Denni Francisco of her relaxed wrap dresses a...
Ngali is bringing Indigenous art to the street through high-end clothing
Article by Eliza Velk - Signature Luxury Travel & Style magazine
Supporting Indigenous talent, mindful manufacturing and style that lasts are the core values at the hea...
The New Blak: Meet the First Nations fashion designers rising to the top of their game
Article By Divya Venkataraman - October 1 2020
We speak to three inventive designers about storytelling, activism in fashion and what success looks l...
By NICK PATON
“In the end, we are all guided by our ancestors ... if we surrender ourselves to their guidance, and take a really long hard look inside, and ask ourselves what we want, and who we want to be, then things will just flow fro...
Ngali fashion by an ethical mind
Part 2 of article by By NICK PATON
"Storytelling is everything about our culture, and our achievements, as First Nations people, and this collection really does tell an amazing story.”
“But I think the most impo...
The decisions that are made during the ‘design phase’ of clothes decide to the extent of 80% to 90%, what the economic and environmental costs of the entire process will be.
A designer needs to consider every part in the production of a garment, f...
Darwin’s Aboriginal Fashion runway show
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, first founded in 2007, celebrated its fourth From Country to Couture event on August 7, with a runway show that highlighted the ingenious collaboration of Aboriginal and Torre...