Kaska Cree, Dene, Scottish / Vancouver
Sho Sho Esquiro is a Vancouver B.C. based haute couture fashion designer from Ross River, Yukon. She creates clothing that reflects her love of family and friends utilizing materials found in the Northern Territories including carp leather, seal skin, lynx fur and floral beadwork. She is known for her meticulous attention to detail and the mixing of fabric, furs, skins, shells and beadwork. In 2013 Sho Sho’s collection was featured during Haute Couture Fashion Week in NYC and in 2014 she represented Canada at Jessica Mihn Anh’s Fashion Phenomenon on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Awards include: 1st and 2nd Place (Textiles) from The Autry in Los Angeles; 1st Place (Beadwork) at The Eiteljorg in Minneapolis; 1st Place at the Heard Market (Textiles) and the Conrad House Award in Phoenix; and the 2016 Best of Division (Textiles) juried competition and Best in Show (Couture Fashion Competition) at the SWAIA Indian Market in Santa Fe.