LUXX founder Derek Jagodzinsky hopes to inspire others through his passion for designing culturally aware clothes.
Indigenous clothing designer Derek Jagodzinsky wants to fashion his newest University of Alberta degree into an inspiration for others.
Graduating next week with a master of design is just the latest accomplishment for Jagodzinsky, who already holds a 2010 undergraduate degree in design from the U of A.RELATED: Industrial design student wins first ever Indigenous Graduate Award
He’s the founder of LUXX, a clothing company that pays tribute to Indigenous cultures in its ready-to-wear lines and has dressed the likes of Kim Kardashian and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau since launching in 2011.
With two degrees under his belt, Jagodzinsky hopes to share his passion by teaching and taking on interns, to pass along what he’s learned since he first began creating fashion-forward, culturally aware clothing.
“I hope to inspire othe...