Runway Successes

19 October 2003 – The usual suspects stood out from the crowd at the 2003 L’Oreal NZ Fashion Week in Auckland, with WORLD (above), Nom*D, and Zambesi flying the edge flag for innovative and individual design. Fashion Wire Daily on Nom.D: “Known for her complete abandonment of current trends, designer Margarita Robertson … the queen of the dark and intellectual style New Zealand designers are famous for … wasn’t about to knock off Marc Jacobs or even attempt to approach the swinging ’60s vibe he showed early this year … amid a sea of look-alike collections and global trends, Nom*D is staunchly original.”


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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…