Fashion

Blanket approval

Blanket approval

Balclutha may seem like an unlikely spot for a budding fashion business, but, as Hamish MacLean discovered, it suits Gina Gardner down to the ground.

Jean-Paul Gaultier to quit ready-to-wear

Jean-Paul Gaultier to quit ready-to-wear

French fashion house Jean-Paul Gaultier has said it will no longer produce men's and women's ready-to-wear.

Flowers, pattern-mixing triumph at London Fashion Week

Flowers, pattern-mixing triumph at London Fashion Week

Designers took inspiration from nature, sportswear and eclectic pattern mixes for their London Fashion Week collections, offering an array of glamorous gowns and sleek casualwear heavy with hand-crafted details.

Botox beauty boost for brides

Botox beauty boost for brides

Kiwi women are having Botox injections in their fingers and hands to look better in close-up wedding photographs.

2015 collections showcased at New Zealand Fashion week

2015 collections showcased at New Zealand Fashion week

The fashion feast which is the annual New Zealand Fashion Week ended on Sunday at Auckland's Viaduct Event Centre after six days of shows.

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.

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