WOWed by India

Wellington’s annual Montana Wearable Arts Awards continues to entice greater number of international participants to enter in the “ultimate arts competition”. A recent preview of this year’s competitors saw the final design entries from India which will participate in the 2008 extravaganza. In 2007, 12 Indian designs were showcased, with a number winning in their categories. Creator and director of World of Wearable Arts (WOW), Suzie Moncrieff says, “I can see that many fashion students in India are very talented and are ready to make their mark internationally.” The Awards’ nine two-hour shows will be held in September and October.


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Mancunians Queue for Brunch at Federal

Mancunians Queue for Brunch at Federal

Five years ago, New Zealander Jon Perry and Portuguese Claudio Ribeiro co-founded the Antipodean coffee bar, Federal in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. A second café has recently opened in the city’s Deansgate…