Sweet Success

Wellington-born designer Rebecca Taylor won over crowds and critics at this year’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW), with a collection described as a “standout” by industry bible Women’s Wear Daily. A graduate of Wellington Polytechnic (now Massey University), Taylor has been showing her feminine designs at NYFW since 1999. Her celebrity fans include Jessica Simpson, Cameron Diaz and Ashley Judd. Taylor also showed at Russian Fashion Week for the first time this year. According to Fashion Wire Daily, “Taylor’s brand of party dresses, big-flowered prints, crocheted white cotton cocktails and snug jackets and boleros has won a strong following among local gals.”


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Len Lye Inspires Belgian Designer Dries Van Noten

Len Lye Inspires Belgian Designer Dries Van Noten

Antwerp designer Dries Van Noten’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection was partly inspired by New Zealand-born filmmaker and artist, Len Lye. Van Noten was struck by the inventiveness of Lye’s oeuvre, UK-based AnOther…