A pattern for collaboration

All about a fashion show, a fashion resource centre and a visit from students of the New Zealand Institute of Fashion Technology (NZFT) When you talk to students of fashion technology, you expect to hear words like ‘silhouettes’, ‘colour palette’, ‘cuts’ … Instead I hear ‘sustainability’, ‘slow fashion’, ‘fair wages to workers’… This group of … Read more A pattern for collaboration

Fashion: 5 lust-worthy shoe trends to refresh your summer wardrobe

STUCK in a wardrobe rut? Take the shortcut to trend town with a pair (or three) of the season’s chicest kicks. From comfy flats for day to statement-making high heels, these are the shoes to choose this summer… 1. Frilled sandals Frilly, but not too fussy – that’s the sandal mantra right now. So think … Read more Fashion: 5 lust-worthy shoe trends to refresh your summer wardrobe

Fashion: Stop over-packing… Here’s eight essential items for every holiday

NO-ONE really needs 35 outfits for a seven-day break, but we’re all guilty of over-packing at times, particularly for summer holidays. If you’re limited to cabin baggage it’s even worse, and planning for a relaxed weekend away can result in a bedroom floor strewn with clothing and a full-blown tantrum when you should be in … Read more Fashion: Stop over-packing… Here’s eight essential items for every holiday