About Bethany Yellowtail:
Raised on the Crow Indian reservation, Bethany Yellowtail is a proud member of the Apsaalooke and Northern Cheyenne nations.
A graduate of The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise, Los Angeles, CA Yellowtail was recognized for her talent. A member of Phi Theta Kappa, Presidents List, and being nominated for FIDM ‘s prestigious “fashion designers award,” she graduated with high honors- Summa Cum Laude
At this time Yellowtail resides in Los Angeles where she works fulltime in the fashion industry. She has contributed to major brands such as the BCBGMAXAZRIA GROUP, Kardashian Collections, as well as private labels sold in Macy’s, Nordstrom, and other fine retailers. Currently she holds a 1st patternmaker position at women’s apparel manufacturer Kellwood Company.
Yellowtail has been featured in several national publications such as CNN, Indian Country Today Media, Apparel News, Women’s Wear Daily and numerous blogs, & magazines. She has showcased collections most notably at Los Angeles Fashion week and Nike HQ.
As Fashion design, and authentic Native American representation in media and the arts are her driving force, she aims for B.Yellowtail to be a fulltime luxury, lifestyle brand. Through her use of Authentic Native prints, Yellowtail is on a mission to restore tribal identity to global fashion, as well as showcase the diversity of contemporary Native America.
Los Angeles, California
Custom Apparel, Patternmaking, Fashion Illustration, Design Consultation
Gerber Accumark V8, CS4 Illustrator and Photoshop, Web PDM