Fur-envy

Inspired by the success of NZ possum-fur products, Australian designers have incorporated the “soft, mink-like” pelts into their own winter collections. Most notably, Lisa Ho imported NZ skins for her range of winter stoles and jackets. The New Zealand Nature Company can take their fair share of credit for raising the possum-fur profile – their infamous nipple-warmers and g-strings have made international headlines, and word is their $3,000 possum-fur bed-spreads are the latest in luxe on the American and European markets.


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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…