RED RIDGE THE LABEL

The fashion line taking Australia by storm. 

Authentic designs from the Australian Outback

...Made possible by Red Ridge!

Born from the red sandhills of central western Queensland, Australia, Red Ridge the Label shines a spotlight on central western Queensland Aboriginal artists by expressing their work in beautiful fashion.

The debut collection, Diamantina, highlights artwork from Wangkangurru and Yarluyandi women Aulpunda ‘Jean’ Barr-Crombie and Anpanuwa ‘Joyce’ Crombie from Birdsville, Queensland.

Our follow-up collection, Georgina, is named after the region the artists grew up in and features landscape imagery of traditional Aboriginal bush medicines, the wattle and gumby gumby.

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Fashion from the heart

The debut collection, Diamantina, highlights artwork from Wangkangurru and Yarluyandi women Aulpunda ‘Jean’ Barr-Crombie and Anpanuwa ‘Joyce’ Crombie from Birdsville, Queensland.

Our follow-up collection, Georgina, is named after the region the artists grew up in and features landscape imagery of traditional Aboriginal bush medicines, the wattle and gumby gumby.

The artists, also known as Two Sisters Talking, bring the culture of their country alive in their art, painting a deep love of the country from river to desert.

“This fashion is an opportunity for people to see where we come from,” said Joyce.

“We are so passionate about our country,”

“Mum and dad shared the stories [from the artwork] and this is our way of teaching the younger generation. They learn from us. Our language is our art,” said Jean.

“To have these stories on different materials, and even a catwalk, means so much to us. We are telling our stories through our artwork and these dresses - that is a first for us.

“If we don’t pass our culture on to our young ones, we will lose it.”