Dance | Harper's Bazaar
14 December 2022
In-demand New Zealand choreographer Parris Goebel talks with Harper’s Bazaar about shaping the annual fashion spectacle Savage x Fenty and her longstanding creative friendship with Rihanna.
While Rihanna is the mastermind behind the Savage x…
Dance | British Vogue
8 October 2020
Lockdown has been stultifying and depressing in its sludgy predictability for many of us – but for others, it has proved uniquely creatively fulfilling, according to British Vogue’s digital director Ellie Pithers. Take New…
Fashion | New Zealand Herald (The)
17 September 2018
The choreography for Rihanna’s New York Fashion Week 17-minute savage beast lingerie runway show, which was live-streamed on YouTube, was orchestrated by New Zealander superstar Parris Goebel.
Rihanna unleashed the wild…
Dance | New Zealand Herald
5 May 2016
Wellingtonian Lance Savali, 24, is a back-up dancer for pop queen Rihanna’s Anti World Tour, which will take him around the US and Europe.
This latest gig follows what has been a whirlwind year for…
Arts | YouTube
5 April 2016
Watch a short documentary by 20/20 on Parris Goebel and her four groups practicing and taking on competitions head on. Parris Goebel is an award winning New Zealand choreographer,…
Fashion | New York Times (The)
20 May 2015
In recent years the jewellery industry has experienced a surge of growth, with an explosion of new designers, as well as outlets offering their creations. Some designers have chosen to differentiate themselves by forgoing…
Design | Telegraph (The)
16 August 2014
Jessica McCormack is a New Zealand-born jeweller based in London. Among the fans of her hand-crafted, fine-diamond pieces are Carine Roitfeld and Rihanna. McCormack picks her favourite stores and eateries for the…
Music | Telegraph (The)
8 July 2014
Grammy winner 17-year-old Lorde, who has urged people to believe that teenagers are wiser than adults think, has made the Telegraph’s Radhika Sanghani pine for the passion of her younger self.
“Defender of teens
Fashion | Independent (The)
19 May 2014
High-end sunglasses used to be about the logo, but now designers, like New Zealander Karen Walker, are making them an integral part of their seasons’ collections, the Independent reports.
Walker has shown her eyewear…
Fashion | Guardian (The)
20 March 2014
Lorde’s signature dark purple lipstick and sweeping eyeliner has landed the Grammy award-winning singer, 17, her own MAC range, following in the footsteps of Rihanna, Ru Paul and Lil’ Kim.
Lorde said: “I have loved…
Fashion | Telegraph (The)
7 November 2013
Rihanna, Madonna and Carine Roitfeld love New Zealand-born designer Jessica McCormack. But there’s only one way to buy her show-stopping jewels, the Telegraph explains, and that’s the old-fashioned way: visit her shop.
Popstar Rihanna bought McCormack’s…
Music | Daily Mail
11 October 2013
In order to mark her recent trip to New Zealand, Rihanna decided to get a permanent reminder by having a traditional Maori tattoo added to her already vast collection of inkings.
The tattoo was done…
Fashion | Wall Street Journal (The)
30 April 2013
A brief internship with the jewellery department of Sotheby’s in London at the age of 25, has brought New Zealand fine jeweller Jessica McCormack to opening a 465-square-metre salon – The House –…
Fashion | Hollywood Reporter
13 April 2012
New Zealand eyewear, clothing and jewellery designer Karen Walker – who was recently in Los Angeles to show her 2012 Little Aliens sunglasses collection at the West Hollywood hotel Chateau Marmont – talked to The…
Fashion | Hollywood Reporter
29 March 2012
Karen Walker eyewear is impressing the likes of singers Florence Welch and Rihanna with both stars recently spotted in her frames. “They are for girls who have a fun and flashy style and don’t…