Embark on a journey with Alicia S., the visionary behind Indigenous wearable art. From a single Sharpie-drawn shoe that sparked a Facebook sensation, Alicia’s trailblazing path has yielded over 300 unique designs on sunglasses, earrings, and more. Fueled by her heritage, she fuses Native art with everyday wear, crafting a narrative that resonates.
Drawing from Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Kwakwaka’wakw roots, Alicia infuses cultural inspiration into each creation. Her artworks have graced New York Fashion Week stages and even led a Sharpie campaign, but her heartfelt connection to a single painting—the gift to her grandmother—remains her touchstone.
Facing entrepreneurship’s challenges, Alicia perseveres, crafting three pieces daily. Her journey is a testament to creativity, resilience, and the power of art to transcend. Explore Alicia S.’s transformative narrative, where each piece weaves an intimate thread between heritage and innovation.
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