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Karen Walker Launches Made Up Eyewear

Karen Walker Launches Made Up Eyewear

New Zealand fashion designer Karen Walker is using eyewear to bring her version of “eye shadow” to market through her new collection of sunglasses, Women’s Wear Daily reports. “We wanted to play with the idea…

Karen Walker Looks to Pirates for Latest Pieces

Karen Walker Looks to Pirates for Latest Pieces

“One glance at Karen Walker’s fall look book elicited key words such as joy, utility, nautical and men’s wear,” Andrew Shang writes in a review for Women Wear’s Daily. “But you’d be…

Maggie Hewitt’s Collection Taps Cool-Girl Charm

Maggie Hewitt’s Collection Taps Cool-Girl Charm

Twenty-two-year-old Auckland fashion designer Maggie Hewitt, the first New Zealander to be shortlisted for the LVMH Prize, has just released the third collection for her brand Maggie Marilyn. “The feeling was laid-back yet feminine,” according…

Emilia Wickstead’s California Dreaming

Emilia Wickstead’s California Dreaming

New Zealand fashion designer Emilia Wickstead hit California this week to celebrate her new collection for London’s Matchesfashion.com, stopping in San Francisco firstly, where she and Matches co-founders Tom and Ruth Chapman mingled with…

Karen Walker Taps Instagram Sensation Toast the Dog

Karen Walker Taps Instagram Sensation Toast the Dog

New Zealand designer Karen Walker and four-legged Instagram sensation Toast the Dog, the droopy-tongued pup rescued by American comedian Josh Ostrovsky and wife, Katie Sturino, both don shades for Walker’s spring 2015 eyewear campaign. “A…

Icebreaker Launches Product Modelled on Snowshoe Tracks

Icebreaker Launches Product Modelled on Snowshoe Tracks

New Zealand-based clothing designer Icebreaker is collaborating with British artist Simon Beck to launch the brand’s new “The Art of Nature” product series, an ongoing, annual collaboration with artists who use objects found in…

Learning the Ropes

Learning the Ropes

Seventeen-year-old Auckland model Yasmin Bidois was scouted at the mall, the cinema, and then the airport before she gave in to the calling. After doing the modeling circuit in New Zealand, Bidois signed with…

Lonely’s lingerie

Lonely’s lingerie

Auckland-based label Lonely Hearts has recently released a new lingerie line, Lonely, inspired by vintage corsetry and designed by Aimee McFarlane, Helene Morris and Steve Ferguson. With all bras featuring a Seventies-look soft-cup design,…

Telepathic in Louisiana

Telepathic in Louisiana

Anna Paquin, 26, is mind-reading Southern waitress Sookie Starkhouse in the HBO vampire series True Blood, which starts September 7 in the United States. Paquin chats with Women’s Wear Daily about going blonde…

Sweet Success

Sweet Success

Wellington-born designer Rebecca Taylor won over crowds and critics at this year’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW), with a collection described as a “standout” by industry bible Women’s Wear Daily. A graduate of Wellington…

Power Couple

Power Couple

Hamilton-born Nicole Colovos has been appointed joint design director of Helmut Lang with husband Michael, making her the first Australasian designer in history to head a major international fashion label. After fashion editing at…

Walker Ahead

Walker Ahead

Karen Walker’s most recent London show has been labelled one of the top five trend setting collections for 2006 by the world’s leading fashion forecast agency, WGSN. Walker’s fellow style leaders include current buzz…

Lucire Gets Respect

Lucire Gets Respect

SF Examiner lists Lucire alongside Women’s Wear Daily and Lucky as one of the “respected fashion rags” sending representatives to cover this year’s inaugural San Francisco Fashion Week. Based in NZ, the online magazine…

Cooper Cracks US

Cooper Cracks US

Trelise Cooper is the latest NZ designer to come to mainstream US attention, after her work graced the cover of venerable style barometer Women’s Wear Daily. Entitled ‘Southern Charm,’ the accompanying story charts Cooper’s…

Murray Backed in Melbourne Cup Fashion Stakes

Murray Backed in Melbourne Cup Fashion Stakes

NZ designer Zelda Murray came up trumps in a run-down of fashion hits and misses at this year’s Melbourne Cup. Murray, who debuted at last month’s New Zealand Fashion Week, took out the Best…