Big Ups for “Small but Perfectly Formed” NZ Fashion Week

The Age calls L’Oreal NZ Fashion Week a thorn in the side of its Australian counterparts, warning that its “peculiarly talented protagonists” are in danger of showing up bigger fish across the Tasman. “Fashion commentators such as London-based Colin McDowell wax lyrical on its most gifted, speculating that the country’s far-flung isolation can’t help but spawn forward-thinking creatives untainted by global trends.” Those possessing the edge advantage include Nom*D, Trelise Cooper, Kate Sylvester, DNA, Zambesi, World, Nicholas Blanchet, Mild Red, and Karen Walker.


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Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

New Zealanders and Australians have long argued over who invented the pavlova, but the authors of a new book called, The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets have found the dessert’s…