Fitzroy Crossing designer Letticia Shaw made waves at this year’s Paris Fashion Week, showcasing Ticia Designs. Her brand effortlessly merges culture and craftsmanship with contemporary fashion trends, forging a unique, captivating style.
This marked a significant moment for Letticia Shaw as her designs ventured beyond Australia for the first time. She exuded confidence at Paris Fashion Week, impressing experienced buyers, media, and fashion critics on the global stage.
Furthermore, the international debut of Ticia Designs left an indelible mark, cementing its status with local and global fashion leaders. The runway event took place at Paris’s exquisite La Galerie Bourbon, enhancing the opulence of Shaw’s already luxurious garments.
In addition to her stunning designs, emerging First Nations models Kahlia Rogers and Letisha Davies graced the runway. Shaw’s commitment to providing opportunities for young First Nations women was evident, giving them a taste of a Parisian fashion show.
Both Kahlia Rogers and Letisha Davies, making their international modeling debut in Paris, garnered the attention and admiration of industry insiders. Their poise and experience shone through as they confidently strutted down the runway.
Ticia Designs presented a series of breathtaking pieces, including sequined mini dresses, elegant floor-length maxi dresses, and vibrant day dresses. Many featured the brand’s iconic Lizard animal motif, holding significant cultural importance for Shaw.
Additionally, the spotlight was firmly on the Lizard motif when Kahlia Rogers graced the runway in a stunning sequined gold maxi dress adorned with the motif. Shaw, beaming with pride, took her bow at the end of the show, basking in the audience’s enthusiastic response.
Months of meticulous design work, extensive travel, and numerous meetings culminated in well-deserved international recognition for Letticia Shaw and Ticia Designs. With Melbourne Fashion Week approaching and a growing list of achievements, Shaw’s path to industry stardom is clear.
Acknowledging her sponsors, including Roy Hill, Ms. Gina Rinehart AO, Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation, and Leedal Pty Ltd, Shaw appreciates their support on her Parisian journey.
Fashion enthusiasts eagerly anticipate Letticia Shaw’s innovative and culturally rich designs on the world stage in 2024. After her Paris debut, it’s certain that Shaw’s next project will make headlines and captivate audiences worldwide.
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