The latest trend among retailers and consumers fits in with the latest political movement and so called ‘social media craze’: gender fluidity and non-binary presentation. For retailers selling childrens' products, in practice this means selling items which aren't just blue for boys and pink for girls. But are consumers on board?
Gold As Gold boutique has come up with a novel way to celebrate its staff - with a high-school-style ‘Class of 2016’ exhibition, where each person is immortalised in a quality portrait. The project was launched with a party and the images are now on display in the Wellington store.
Liz Stringer does things on gut instinct alone. Twelve weeks ago, she had an instinctual feeling she should open a second outlet of her hugely successful clothing boutique, Harry’s.