Beyond The Lair

Yolonda Skelton from Sugiit Lukxs Designs

July 10, 2024 Bears' Lair Season 1 Episode 18
Yolonda Skelton from Sugiit Lukxs Designs
Beyond The Lair
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Beyond The Lair
Yolonda Skelton from Sugiit Lukxs Designs
Jul 10, 2024 Season 1 Episode 18
Bears' Lair

YOLONDA SKELTON - Gitxsan Textile Artist and Fashion Designer at Sugiit Lukxs Designs
From the Runway, Film and Television - the Meaning of her Designs, Fabrics, Energy and Giving Back

Yolonda Skelton Sugiit Lukxs (Sug-iit-looks) is a visionary fashion/costume designer from the Gitxsan First Nations, whose work beautifully intertwines her cultural heritage with contemporary aesthetics. Yolonda's deep connection to her roots as taught to her by her late maternal grandmother Lily Jackson is evident in each and every one of her creations. Her innate ability to fuse the old and the new has made her a trailblazer in the industry, captivating audiences worldwide with her unique style.

Yolonda's designs tell stories of her ancestors, invoking a sense of pride and reverence for the Gitxsan culture. She honors the traditions passed down through generations while embracing the ever-evolving world of fashion.

Yolonda's acclaimed designs have graced the runways of prestigious fashion shows, attracting a loyal following. She consistently pushes the boundaries of what is possible, challenging conventional fashion and redefining what it means to be an Indigenous designer.

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YOLONDA SKELTON - Gitxsan Textile Artist and Fashion Designer at Sugiit Lukxs Designs
From the Runway, Film and Television - the Meaning of her Designs, Fabrics, Energy and Giving Back

Yolonda Skelton Sugiit Lukxs (Sug-iit-looks) is a visionary fashion/costume designer from the Gitxsan First Nations, whose work beautifully intertwines her cultural heritage with contemporary aesthetics. Yolonda's deep connection to her roots as taught to her by her late maternal grandmother Lily Jackson is evident in each and every one of her creations. Her innate ability to fuse the old and the new has made her a trailblazer in the industry, captivating audiences worldwide with her unique style.

Yolonda's designs tell stories of her ancestors, invoking a sense of pride and reverence for the Gitxsan culture. She honors the traditions passed down through generations while embracing the ever-evolving world of fashion.

Yolonda's acclaimed designs have graced the runways of prestigious fashion shows, attracting a loyal following. She consistently pushes the boundaries of what is possible, challenging conventional fashion and redefining what it means to be an Indigenous designer.