I remember Jojo Ross from when she lived in Dunedin, with her icy blonde hair, and progressive style she was always intriguing, writes Amy Parsons-King.
I asked three successful, smart, honest local women to share with us their perceptions of success and their morning routines . . .
Gingham is literally everywhere this season!
Kami, the assistant manager of Mi Piaci who's into body positivity, '90s fashion and is a huge fan of denim, shares with us her favourite items from Meridian Mall this season, and gives us insight in what she loves to wear.,
Other than hanging up on people (which I only do in extreme circumstances I like to communicate through what I wear. An example of this is when I wear 'statement earrings'.
A few weeks ago it was New Zealand Fashion Week and although I didn't go (read my whinge in a previous post) I was involved in helping get someone else there which was pretty cool!
The change in season brings with it longer days, warmer weather and the need for a new wardrobe-particularly one which pays tribute to the world blossoming around us, writes Amy Parsons-King.
I have a small-to-average-sized perfectly round, melon-shaped head. I know this because when I was 15-years-old I shaved my long blonde hair off to a number 2.
Fashion writer Amy Parsons-King caught up with Kristina - manager of the Sunglass Hut in Meridian Mall to discover her coveted items for the season and gain an insight into her personal style.
Company of Strangers is one of favourite labels for many reasons. One is, that the woman behind the label, Sara Munro is an absolute gem, another is the fact they're from Dunedin, they do crazy cool stuff.
Some of my favourite shots of NZ Fashion Week are backstage, particularly the make-up, where you get a glimpse of the glamour before it hits the runway, writes Amy Parsons-King.
Lancome's founder Armand Petitjean was so enamoured by the purity and beauty of the rose that it inspired him to create a range of skin-care as a tribute to the flower.
Polish model Anja Rubik perfectly pulled off understated rock chic while attending the Saint Laurent show during Paris Fashion Week earlier this year.
Nom*D was the first designer label I ever owned. I was a teenager in the 90s so while Nirvana was my soundtrack, Nom*d was my wardrobe. A couple of weeks ago I got to visit the Nom*D workroom and talk to its founder, Margarita Robertson.
Backless loafers - a practical, comfortable and stylish choice for spring/summer.
The ultra-talented and totally beautiful Julia Palm, designer of label, JPALM recently graduated Otago Polytech Fashion School and has skipped the country to have big adventures, eat dumplings and look lovely, all while living in the Big Apple.
Ayla McIntyre is the manager of Witchery in Meridian Mall, so is lucky enough to have access to a huge range of beautiful clothes every season.
We are right in the depths of Otago's winter, so wrapping up warm when we brave the cold is a top priority!
While on holiday, I managed to make some time to get a few images of possibly Wanaka's most stylish soon-to-be-electrician, Ben Boyne.
The last thing I want to have to worry about is re-doing my nails every few days. This is why I absolutely love essie nail-polishes. They don’t chip easily even on hard-workin’, house-hold running hands like mine.