From Aboriginal Inspired Loafers to Inuit Inspired Eyewear

 - Jan 27, 2010   Updated: Aug 10 2011
First Nation, Native American, Aborigine, Indigenous and Aboriginal are words to describe the heritage of some of North America's first original fashion designers. Tommy Hilfiger and Micheal Kors may be synonymous household names when you think about American designers but they do not have the history that the first peoples have. Check out these aboriginal-inspired fashions to see how North America's first peoples have influenced fashion, art and design over the years.

Implications - While it remains impossible for individuals to transport themselves into the past, businesses can turn a large profit by simulating that experience for consumers. Products with qualities that are reflective of the past will appeal to those individuals who find themselves restless with today's products.