Fashion

Feathers fly over Cooper showcase

Feathers fly over Cooper showcase

New Zealand designer Trelise Cooper has apologised for featuring feathered headdress in her fashion show, admitting she was ignorant and it was a mistake.

Circus stars add sparkle as fashion week opens

Circus stars add sparkle as fashion week opens

New Zealand Fashion Week kicked off with a spectacular performance by members of Cirque du Soleil's Totem show in Auckland last night.

Billowing bottoms (and killer heels)

Billowing bottoms (and killer heels)

Skinny and form-fitting pants and jeans have dominated our lower halves for the past few seasons, writes Amy Parsons-King, but a new trend is emerging focused on comfort and style.

Fashion thriller

Fashion thriller

High fashion visits Dunedin this weekend when the film Dior and I screens as part of the New Zealand International Film Festival. Jude Hathaway talked to New York-based director Frederic Tcheng about the eight weeks he spent filming at the House of Dior.

Looking good for summer

Looking good for summer

Menswear continues to make a strong sartorial stand, as was evidenced at the recent European runway shows. Jude Hathaway takes a look at some of the major players.

Outfits for all occasions

Outfits for all occasions

Whether you are going to watch Saturday morning sports, dropping by the farmers market or venturing out for the evening, Amy Parsons-King finds there is an outfit for every occasion.

A new purpose

A new purpose

Upcycled fashion is a strong rejection of mass-produced, throwaway clothing manufacture. Jude Hathaway checks in on a tenacious young Dunedin designer who is following the concept to shape a career.

More than a boutique

More than a boutique

There are designer clothes but that's not all, writes Amy Parsons-King.

School formals: All about the glam

School formals: All about the glam

The school formal season will soon be in full swing, so the hunt is on for the perfect gown. Jude Hathaway takes a look at this year's trends.

Feeling warm, looking cool

Feeling warm, looking cool

I found it difficult to pinpoint a definite trend for this winter when it comes to knitwear, as it seems every imaginable style is on point.

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