Otago fashion graduates may soon grace the pages of one of the world's leading fashion magazines - Vogue Italia.
Sculptor Chris Meder and designer Anna Holmes-Libbis, both of Dunedin, have joined forces and created costumes for an upcoming stage show, which will also feature in a steampunk fashion show in Oamaru on June 5.
Garments featured in Dunedin's Novadown Fashioned Feathers event last night are (from left) Senorita Awesumo, modelled by Victoria Cooper; Sara Paulin, modelled by Laken Yarker; and Jennie Hasler-Jacobs, modelled by Emma Martin.
Steampunk fashion and a ball is creating such interest in Oamaru that tickets for the June 5 ball are selling fast - even before being printed.
In the past few months, Queenstown mother of two Chris Hall has run a half marathon and completed a duathlon.
A new book on New Zealand fashion is to be released next month, featuring two Dunedin designers. During her visit to iD Dunedin Fashion Week, author Angela Lassig sat down with Ellie Constantine to flick through the pages.
Professional golfer John Daly has provided The Hills with inspiration for its merchandising - and even if some the merchandising doesn't fit the golfers, it fits the golfers' personalities.
With today's fashion working off past trends, the Back to the Future Fashion Show took a look back before stepping forward last night.
Model Victoria Cooper (25, left) and Nellie Jenkins (17) display the colour of the evening at the official opening of iD Dunedin Fashion Week, in Wall Street mall, last night. Photo by Gregor Richardson. A shot of colour was injected into the wardrobes of sponsors and special guests as they took up the call to wear the event's official colour - red. iD Dunedin Fashion Committee chairwoman Susie Staley launched the week of events by encouraging them all to enjoy the frivolity of fashion and be inspired by the creativity on display.
A Waverley artist will talk about her tribute to American fashion designer and business executive Ralph Lauren at the exhibition opening and luncheon at Amisfield Wine Company today.
One of Britain's most significant fashion designers, Zandra Rhodes, arrives on Monday in Dunedin where she is a guest of iD Dunedin Fashion Week. Jude Hathaway caught up with her last week.