Wardapi Dreaming Fashion Top
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Our fashion tops are the perfect mix of elegant, casual, and comfortable. Featuring a new adjusted cut - say goodbye to oversized lengths! These vibrant fashion tops are the perfect colourful addition to every woman’s wardrobe. For professional settings, they look great worn with black straight-leg trousers or a pencil skirt. For a more casual look, try pairing them with jeans and your favourite sneakers.
Style: Fashion Top
Fabric: 100% Polyester
Washing: Turn the garment inside out. Gentle machine wash using cold or warm water to avoid shrinkage and colours running. Wash dark colours separately. Do not bleach. Line dry in shade. Cool iron only.
Artist: Melissa Napangardi Williams
Story: Wardapi Dreaming
This Wardapi Jukurrpa (Goanna Dreaming) comes from Yarripilangku, south-west of Yuendumu. It is a story about the forbidden love between a Japangardi man and a Nungarrayi woman. By tribal law, their relationship would be taboo. Still, the Japangardi man chose to pursue the woman, and they went up the hill at Yarripilangu where they made love. The earth there turned to white ochre, and the man turned himself and all of the women into goannas. To this day, white ochre can be found at the top of the hill. The ochre is used for love magic and ceremonial decoration. The groups of women in the story are represented by concentric circles, while the small W shapes you can see surrounding the circles depict the Wardarpi tracks.
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Original Artwork by:
Yuendumu and Nyirripi