Why We’re Mad On Knitwear
Six movers and shakers from the booming New Zealand fashion industry, including communications director at Post Adam Bryce, share their knitwear passions. “When it comes to dressing for weather that can include snow, sun and sleet in a single day, New Zealanders have winter wear down,” the Guardian’s Marion Hume writes. Bryce, who also edits the hugely successful men’s fashion blog Slamxhype.com, says: “The New Zealand farmers woolen T-shirt is as embedded in our culture as the cotton tee is in American culture.” Fashion designer Karen Walker says everyone’s nana knits. “We have knitwear nostalgia in our bones,” Walker says. Also featuring: model agent Ngahulia Williams, musician Chelsea Metcalf and director of fashion PR agency showroom 22 Murray Bevan.