Fashion

The return of culottes

The return of culottes

The only time I've worn culottes was when it was a mandatory part of my primary school uniform and even then I thought they were unacceptable (at age 7 I knew a fashion faux pas when I saw one).

Shanghai Style

Shanghai Style

All eyes were on the catwalk recently as seven Otago Polytechnic fashion students showed their finest garments at Shanghai Fashion Week.

Show us your stripes

Show us your stripes

There's something about wearing stripes that makes me feel Parisian, as if I need to wear red lipstick and a beret while sitting at a streetside cafe, sipping pinot noir and eating mouldy cheese.

Boutique a real gem

Boutique a real gem

Earthquakes, a shattered city and the desire for a fresh start has drawn contemporary jeweller Debra Fallowfield back to her hometown of Dunedin after living in Christchurch for the past two decades. Amy Parsons-King reports.

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.

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