After announcing the closure of both her physical and online stores earlier this year, Amber Whitecliffe’s loyal customers were successful in persuading her to keep her online store going. We talk to Whitecliffe about producing apparel in New Zealand, and the secrets behind her loyal
In 2002, Ruby opened its first flagship boutique in Auckland’s High Street in 2002. It now has eight stores in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin. We catch up with Emily Miller-Sharma, General Manager of Kiwi fashion retail leader Ruby and designer at Liam, to
New Zealand designer label Salasai is sending New Zealand’s first AI-powered digital human fashion models down the runway as part of its AW2020 release. Unlike other shows at New Zealand Fashion Week this week, Salasai’s show exists only online, and will continuously launch over seven
“What might a Louis Vuitton or Off-White digital piece of clothing be like?” Matthew Drinkwater, head of the Fashion Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion, mused to Vogue in April earlier this year. The question came in the wake of Carlings, a multi brand
Retail isn’t an obvious next step for a couple who met during five years’ volunteering at a Malaysian wildlife sanctuary, but Bronwyn Green and David Phillips’ passion for animals has led them to tackle waste management from the shopfloor. Green shared insights about their plastic-free
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In the last couple of years, Kiwi fashion designers like Ingrid Starnes, Juliette Hogan and Paris Georgia have rolled out bridal ranges. Now they’ve been joined by Karen Walker. We asked Walker what’s behind the rise of designer bridal.
Retailers are busy, and busy people don’t have time to be constantly catwalk-ready. But if you’d like to shine a little brighter while checking out the new season apparel at New Zealand Fashion Week, here’s some great ideas for professional women.