“Shining a Light on the Edge of the World”

Oyster takes a behind-the-scenes look at the “Invisible Heroes” of NZ fashion. Featured are Benny Castles and Lou Davies (Assistant Designer for WORLD Man and Woman respectively), Jenny Cook (Karen Walker), Gregory Brooks (Nom*D), Sally Wilson (Kate Sylvester), and Tulia Wilson (Zambesi). “NZ has a dark aesthetic, by that I mean moody,” says Tulia Wilson. “Climate, isolation, and a pioneering spirit have a lot to do with this. Also as a relatively young country, with a really interesting cultural mix, there is a lot of freedom of expression and an egalitarian attitude which values individuality and creativity.” Edge theory in a nutshell.  


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