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New Zealand Fashion Week
Simple, sophisticated and proudly New Zealand made and owned, designer, Mitchell Vincent, descendant of Ngati Tuwharetoa, made his debut onto the fashion scene at New Zealand Fashion Week showcasing his first collection as part of the Miromoda Showcase, where he gained the title of ‘Emerging Designer 2013’.
Stolen Girlfriends Club’s off-site Fashion Week show
World is NZ’s first truly progressive and avant-garde luxury fashion brand and retailer. Images from the show below
Mercedes-Benz Presents designer, Zambesi opening show of the NZ Fashion Week
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.
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 – […]
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. […]
Carena West at NZFW 2015 Carena West is about bringing fun and boldness to swimwear, featuring original prints and silhouettes that are playful with an intrinsically relaxed vibe. The Carena West brand is synonymous with individuality and femininity. Contact http://carenawest.com/
Sean Kelly winner of the New York reality TV Show Project Runway
Ruby at NZFW 2015 RUBY presented a dynamic offering for New Zealand Fashion Week this year. “We live in a world where instant access drives buying habits. If we are able to download a song as soon as its released, why shouldn’t we expect the same from fashion?” says designer Deanna Didovich. “It’s only natural to want to shop something as soon as you’ve fallen in love with it.”
Annah Stretton at NZFW 2015