Every year, the NZRIA celebrates the best in retail design with the Red Awards. Find out who took home the top prize for 2018.
Elisha Watson is the founder of Nisa, an underwear label based in Wellington that employs women from refugee backgrounds. She quit her job as a litigation lawyer a year ago to found the company after volunteering for the Red Cross and seeing refugees struggling to find work. Here, she reflects on the trials and tribulations of starting a social enterprise from the ground up.
The newly-renovated T Galleria by DFS balances heritage with high-end retail
After a year-long renovation, T Galleria by DFS has opened in historic Customs House near Auckland’s waterfront. It’s the only New Zealand stockist of a ...
Kathryn Wilson takes back her company on its 15th anniversary
As New Zealand shoe label Kathryn Wilson turns 15, its founder has bought out her two co-owners to take full control of the company. We ...
Melanie Cutfield has been the creative director at The Warehouse since the beginning of 2016, establishing a design team to analyze trends and come up with design concepts for their ‘Head to Toe’ fashion range. We talk to her about the influence of New Zealand Fashion Week and how affordable fashion labels are getting smart about style.