Monthly Archives: August 2016

Federation at NZFW 2016


NZ streetwear label Federation returned to the New Zealand Fashion Week runway after seven years, with their AW17 collection, Birds Versus Bees. It was a fashion-meets-street collection with loads of energy and a local Kiwi vibe from the designer label that knows its market. Featured oversized jackets, long T-shirts and loose pants with a few fur and sequinned pieces. The quirky prints stood out amongst a beautifully wearable colour palette of neutrals and dark undertones and each and every piece in the A/W 17 collection was effortlessly cool Some of my favorites below.

Hailwood at NZFW 2016


From the first notes of the orchestra until the very last hymn, Hailwood turned the runway into a glimmering and glorious spectacular. The audience gasped as the lights came up and revealed a full choir on stage in shimmery blue dresses, singing in te reo and NZ sign, for Hailwood’s glamorous show. Accompanied by a pianist, they moved into songs in English, and Italian, in the classiest performance of the week. The AW17 collection featured sensual silhouettes with long hems and swaying skirts. Strutting in suede heels shoes, the models exuded modern glamour in shades of navy, beige and green – […]

Mercedes Benz presents Harman Grubisa


Opening show of New Zealand Fashion Week 2016 Mercedes Benz NZ present Harman Grubisa HARMAN GRUBIŠA is a womenswear brand developed by the design partnership of Madeleine Harman and Jessica Grubiša. Both designers have spent several years in the fashion industry working in roles ranging from design, forecasting and editorial styling.  

Shoot Fashion Shows with these 5 Simple Tips, You wont believe number 4!


Excited for my 5th year at New Zealand Fashion Week I wanted to share some helpful tips for new photographers. Fashion shows are live events, and can be, by nature, a stressful affair. Like in wedding photography, if you miss the moment, you miss the moment. The buzzing environment of fashion shows may not be everyone’s cup of tea, though some people thrive in these kinds of situations. I have been shooting 4 fashion weeks a year for the last 2 years now and it’s addictive. So here are some tips that I think would help Avoid using the flash. […]