Wabano x Bridgette Hoshont'omba
Owner + Designer, Issitohbi Designs
A citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Bridgette is an advocate for her people who strives to help them protect their cultures and traditions. She is a member of Matriarch, volunteers for NOISE, and is currently enrolled in Fashion Industry Essentials at Parsons School of Design and Native Studies with a concentration in Tribal Government at Nebraska Indian Community College.
Through Issitohbi Designs she provides modern NDN fashions where tradish meets contemporary. This heirloom quality beadwork is made to pass down to the next seven generations.
PAIR 1: “Snow Bunny” Three-tier luxury design featuring 8 Swarovski stones and real rabbit fur stuffed with hand-harvested sage. Complete with Czech spikes, fingernail posts, and deer hide backing!
PAIR 2: “Chunkvsh Lusa / Black Heart” XXL luxury design featuring large Swarovski hearts, two rows of deluxe banding that include cubic zirconia, and tiered edging. Complete with silver accent beads and chain, fingernail posts, and deer hide backing!
PAIR 3: “A̲tek / Sister” The miniature version of Chunkvsh Lusa, featuring medium Swarovski hearts, deluxe cubic zirconia banding, sequin edging with a silver heart accent hoop. Complete with silver chain, silver leaf hooks, and deer hide backing!