Award in the Bag

The giant handbag-shaped tent used at the openings of Louis Vuitton mega-stores in Hong Kong, New York, Tokyo and Paris has won its NZ manufacturers an esteemed international design award. Fabric Shelter Systems (Whangarei) took top honours in the tent manufacturing section of the 2005 Industrial Fabrics Association International. According to company director Warwick Bell, the tent reflects the ultimate in kiwi ingenuity and Fabric Shelter Systems is thrilled with the recognition.


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Mayfair Jeweller Jessica McCormack Speaks to AFR

Mayfair Jeweller Jessica McCormack Speaks to AFR

London-based New Zealander jeweller Jessica McCormack has been designing and selling ever since her first piece which Rihanna bought – with her regular clients now including the Duchess of Sussex, Bette…