Fashion

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.

Flower power

Flower power

This season you simply cannot get away from the power of the flower, writes Amy Parsons-King.

"Clothes look better on skinny people' - designer

"Clothes look better on skinny people' - designer

The head of one of New Zealand's biggest fashion brands has defended the use of skinny models saying "clothes look better on skinny people".

Designer goes with Perriam brand

Designer goes with Perriam brand

Central Otago fashion designer Christina Perriam is to rebrand her fashion business and will host a catwalk fashion show, complete with Champagne and high tea, at her family's property, Bendigo Station, in Tarras on October 18.

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