The Hopetoun Alpha in Auckland last week played host to a collaboration of some of NZ's up-and-coming design talent and creative minds, which included two short films: Salasai's 'A Strange Love Project' and Nick Von K's 'Beautiful Alchemy'.
iD Dunedin Fashion Week 2011 wrapped on Sunday after two outstanding runway shows were held over the weekend, at the Dunedin Railway Station. Sixteen labels showed off their winter 2011 collections, including Nom*D, Carlson, Kathryn Wilson, Twentyseven Names, and a joint showcase from the Cooper sisters, Tamsin and Emily, showing their respective labels Tamsin Cooper and Silkbody, just to name a few!
Unfortunately I couldn't make it down, but Miranda Likeman was there for all the action. Check out her trend reports from the Emerging Designer Awards and the designer collections shows below.
Of all the shopping spots in Auckland, Newmarket is one of the most stylish for people who flock for their fashion fix. These up-and-coming style icons are earning a spot on The Best Dressed List.
Over the last few weeks, a photographer has been approaching shoppers at Westfield 277 Newmarket. Accolades such as 'Most Original Style' and 'Best Handbag' are awarded each week and finalists could win up to $500 in prizes.
When it comes to style, everyone is full of opinions, so the public is ranking the list. Just by voting, you'll go in the draw to win $200 in Westfield vouchers each week. We knew having such critical fashion opinions would come in handy one day.
If you think your style can rival any of the contenders, this Friday and Saturday between 1pm - 4pm is your last chance to make the cut, so be at Westfield 277 Newmarket.
'Kagi's Infinity Collection proves that change is the only constant,' says Kagi designer, Kat Gee. New this season, Kagi has further expanded its bestselling mix and match collection. With more than 1000 possible combinations the options are endless! We love the new Peacock Pearl necklaces and bracelets, click here to find out more.
Click here for your chance to win a double pass to Kagi's exclusive VIP event!
Autumn has well and truly arrived, and it's time to get your boots on! This winter, there's something to flatter every woman: short or tall, with curvy or slimmer calves. Pip shares her top picks with us.
Claire Barker's Autumn/Winter 2011 collection, Reynard, is in store now. Plus, Claire Barker has also released a fabulous new line called CB, a slightly lower-priced collection but still in keeping with the high quality you have come to expect from Claire Barker.
As a part of the celebration of the unofficial launch of CB, Claire Barker is giving a special gift with any purchase made from the store: a beautiful Claire Barker overnight bag! Over available until April 30, 2011 or while stocks last.
New generation basics and exceptionally popular layering garments, the "but different" Flourish Cami Dress provides a far greater variety of options when wearing your favourite pieces. Playing skilful tricks with fashion, you now have the answer for being complex, free and confident to look fabulous!
Sakaguchi winter 2011 uses the finest imported linens, soft New Zealand merino, luxurious silks, cottons, natural fibre blends and contrasting textures offers a mix of sophisticated minimalist. Sakaguchi combines floaty transparencies and slightly more structural shapes that will flatter and suit all body shapes.