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 growing popularity in the States, where fans include Julia Roberts, Michelle Pfeiffer, Reese Witherspoon and Angela Bassett. According to the NZ Herald, Cooper is only the third Australasian designer to make WWD‘s cover in the magazine’s 90-year history (Collette Dinnigan and Sass & Bide have also appeared).


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Auckland Chefs Shake Up the Pans

Auckland Chefs Shake Up the Pans

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