Fashion

Taming the 'fashion monster'

Taming the 'fashion monster'

A Dunedin designer is finding solutions for the footprint left behind by fashion, Kim Dungey writes.

Audacious and divine

Audacious and divine

From the 1980s New Zealanders have been beguiled by the influences of the top Japanese fashion designers. Telling the rich story of their careers through their clothes, is the ''Future Beauty'' fashion exhibition. Jude Hathaway was a guest at the recent opening at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane.

Fashion world bids farewell to Oscar de la Renta

Fashion world bids farewell to Oscar de la Renta

The fashion world has mourned one of its greatest designers at the private funeral of Oscar de la Renta, who died last month at 82 after battling cancer.

Notes on fashion

Notes on fashion

After writing about major players, products and people in the fashion and beauty industries in New Zealand and overseas for more than half a century, Dunedin's Cecilie Geary realised that her rich working life was worth recording. She talks to Jude Hathaway.

Modelling a social media career

Modelling a social media career

Aucklander Loic Quedec earned free designer clothing after posting pictures of himself wearing clothes he had bought.

Lovely in lace

Lovely in lace

When we think lace, we usually think evening-wear.

Say it with a slogan

Say it with a slogan

Slogan T-shirts have been making a statement in the fashion world since the 1960s, whether it be political, such as Vivienne Westwood's infamous ''Destroy'' T-shirt, cultural, such as Katharine Hamnett's ''Choose Life'' tee, or just for fun, such as Henry Holland's 2006 ''fashion groupie'' T-shirts, which proclaimed things like ''Do It For Me Daily Christopher Baily'' and ''Cause Me Pain Hedi Slimane''.

Outfits for outdoors

Outfits for outdoors

Sophie Burton meets the guys behind Moreporks, an urban menswear label with a rugged edge.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American first ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of 82.

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