DAWN OF A NEW AJE

AJE RESORT 17/18

 

The quintessential Australian label Aje, launched their Resort 17/18 collection on Monday 1st May at the Art Gallery of NSW. Titled, Awelye – the Anmatyerre tribal word for women’s ceremonies, the collection paid homage to the iconic indigenous artist Minnie Pwerle.  

 

Designers, Edwina Robinson and Adrian Norris worked with Pwerle Gallery, Minnie Pwerle’s grandson, Fred Torres, and great granddaughter, Jade Torres on the collaboration. Three key paintings were selected from the archives of Minnie Pwerle and served as inspiration for the Resort 17/18 collection. 

 

Friends of the cult brand in attendance included Jessica Mauboy, Jesinta Franklin, Anna Heinrich, Tim Robards and Dami Im. 

Sarah Coghlan