Debuts, Divas and Dark Designs

Wellington writer Carolyn Enting provided an overview of Air New Zealand Fashion Week 2007 for the Melbourne Age. Highlights of the week included impressive debuts by Alex Kim and Alexandra Owen, a media stampede at Stolen Girlfriends Club, a retrospective show by 21-year-old label Nom*D, Kate Sylvester’s surprise launch of a men’s wear label, and solid showings by veteran designers Zambesi and Trelise Cooper. According to Enting, NZ Fashion Week ended “with its reputation for dark, intellectual designs secured by a handful of innovators”.


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Chef Hayden McMillan Takes Charge Across the Tasman

Chef Hayden McMillan Takes Charge Across the Tasman

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