Rebecca Edwards reaches out to New York-based Australian fashion designers Cami James and Nadia Napreychikov to discuss their ‘WOMEN’ collection, an homage to the twenty-first century female: bold, brash and using her voice.

Cami James and Nadia Napreychikov of DI$COUNT UNIVER$E developed their collection WOMEN in New York against the backdrop of the #Metoo movement. It is a body of work imbued with the brash spirit of the new era of women finding their voices and speaking out against assault. Debuting at the New York Fashion Week 2018, their models — including cisgender and transgender women — marched down the runway in flat velvet slippers, rather than high heels, and wore garments emblazoned with the glittering words ‘not for sale’ that bluntly denounced the objectification of the female form. …


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