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Mount Isa's Cungelella Art showcase Deadly Denim's jackets. Photo: Andrea Mitchell.

Mount Isa’s Cungelella Art showcase Deadly Denim’s jackets. Photo: Andrea Mitchell.

Australian fashion doesn’t quite have the same cachet as New York, Paris or Milan but there is one branch of the local industry that is conquering the international scene.

In the 1980s and 90s it was Indigenous painting that captured the attention of the cultural world, now it is the fashion brands turning heads at catwalks across the globe.

One such brand is Deadly Denim the brainchild of WA designer Rebecca Barlow producing an exclusive range of recycled denim jackets, showcasing…

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