Fashion — indigenous roots

Authentic Handmade Native American Jewelry

Authentic Handmade Native American Jewelry

Fashion Ayasha offers authentic Native American jewelry that fits your casual style, dress style, powwow style, or everyday style. Most pieces in our Native American jewelry collection are bought directly from the artist, Ayasha Loya (or a close relative) who created it. We have developed personal relationships with many of the artists and often know the history behind a particular piece, and because we have decades of experience buying and selling we bring you the most authentic of what we have to offer. 

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Ayasha Fashion Brand

Ayasha Fashion Brand

Ayasha is a new brand created by Indigenous Ojibwe Fine Artist and Designer Ayasha Loya.

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Red and Black Plaid Flannel Traditions of the Ojibwa

Red and Black Plaid Flannel Traditions of the Ojibwa

The red and black plaid flannel jackets have been a selection of the Ojibwa wear for many years. The Ojibwa are associated with plaid jackets, or "lumberjack shirts" which are in fact used in the country in colder regions like Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Canada. My family still uses them in Michigan to go hunting. When hunting and living in remote regions, my people are more concerned with staying alive and warm than being fashionable

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Utilizing Natural Resources of Our Environment in Fashion

Utilizing Natural Resources of Our Environment in Fashion

 For Ojibwe people like myself utilizing the natural resources of our environment in fashion is an inherited tradition. Educating the world about this importance of Native American is where modern Ayasha fashion comes in. In Ayasha (designer fashion brand) we feel the need to use modern forms of design with traditional natural resources to Empower Cultural Connection.

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Branding Cultural Fashion

Branding Cultural Fashion

Cultural appreciation is essential for the fashion industry. "To be culturally connected is to be empowered in the essence of who you are"-Ayasha 2019. 

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