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Treasure Hunt: Op Shops Reviewed

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In a recent magazine article, I was reading a set of interviews with three different women, one of which was a budget-conscious op-shopping young student.   Describing her favourite op-shop in Newton with the words: "secret treasure trove," made my heart rate increases to dangerous levels.   


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Surviving Summer: Skin Essentials Part Two

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This week FashioNZ explores our favourite products for a day at the beach as well as some all important as some every day essentials we should not go without. 


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A Guide to Fabric: Natural Fibers

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When shopping for clothes itʼs important to consider various factors: the cut, colour, pattern, and most importantly, the fit. But itʼs also important to think about the kind of fabric youʼre buying so that the garment that you choose will not only fit well today, but will last longer than the summer too!  


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Tips for fabulous feet

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Summer is nipping at our heels, but have you checked out the state of your own lately? If the thought of open toe season has you in a spin, don’t panic.  


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Divisive Trends: Love Them Or Hate Them?

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Occasionally, a fashion trend comes around that really gets you thinking. Do I REALLY like that look, or do I just like that look on that particular girl? But more often than not, these trends often have the effect of instant disgust or infatuation. For whatever reason, you may despise a trend, and then see a fashion blogger royalty wearing the same horrifying combo or read an article in a...


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Surviving Summer: Skin Essentials

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could shed your skin from season to season? So many beauty sins would be forgiven every three months – if only.   Reality check! 


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New Zealand Fashion Week: A New Recruits Perspective

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As I expected, my virgin status experience of Fashion Week would make for a strong learning curve. Some things I thought of in advance and successfully planned for, others not so successfully and still other situations I did not imagine would even occur. 


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10 Summer Must-Haves

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With the weather (hopefully) getting warmer as we head towards summer, there are certain things that you just MUST have for the best three months of the year!   I’ve compiled a list of 10 such things that are particularly hot for this summer. 


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Stripe While The Irons Hot

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Stripes are classically chic when used in traditional shapes or can make a dramatic statement when mixed and matched.   Bold or classic our picks show you it’s easy to rock out stripes this summer.


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Surviving Fashion Week: The Essentials

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Surviving the fabulous chaos that is New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) has become a very serious business for the fashion week veterans that attend every year.   You can’t possibly make it through all the long hours, lack of sleep and stress without a few essentials. Have you ever wanted to know what we carry with us at all times to keep us fresh and photo...


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SUMMER FOOTWEAR REPORT: Neutral Territory

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As well as colour blocking styles, its all about the nude shoe this summer – as worn by just about every celebrity (or royal!) under the sun.   Whats not to love about a shoe thats lightweight, goes with everything and lengthens your legs?    This helps to explain why neutrals are such a hot favourite, both on and off the red carpet.


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Six Items Every Man Must Own

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With Father's Day having come and gone, it's always a good time to salute the often silent, but always steadfast men that get out there and get the job done (most of the time). 


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RED Alert: Our Favourite Reds this Season

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RED is the super hot statement colour of the season and we have picked out a few of our favourite pieces.   


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Getting there in style: Packing and preparing for Fashion Week

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While the rest of the world prepares to travel for the Rugby World Cup this month, us fashion-enthusiasts are much more looking forward to NZFW.    Although some of us reside in Auckland, others will be getting their luggage out of the closet and packing up seven day’s worth of fabulous outfits as they prepare for the most fashionable week of the year.   But whether...


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How To Shop – Part 3

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The advice thus far has hopefully gone a little ways to saving you from the clutches of some bad impulse buys.   After covering every aspect of style, from body shape to colour blocking to level-headed shopping, this last instalment will look at thrift store and bargain shopping and how to achieve longevity and versatility with your wardrobe.   


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