iD Emerging Designer Awards 2019

From life underwater, to a desire for pink hair, exploring how social media impacts mental health, to the relationship we have with our homes and furniture - the themes behind the collections at this year’s iD International Emerging Designer Awards are vast. Read more…

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Fashionista REVOLUTION – THE NATIVES ARE REVOLTING!

Ripped flags, patches and military-wear signify Tuhoe terrorism alongside corporate pirates and Victorianesque gowns fabricated from bedclothes. Garments in Suzanne Tamaki and David Roil: Fashionista REVOLUTION contain stories of oppression and rebellion. Read more…

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Project Fashion Wellington Helps Emerging Designers Take Flight

Project Fashion Wellington is a not-for-profit programme founded in 2017 by director Kate Diana Spencer, who saw a need for emerging local designers to be given a platform to take their work to the next level. Read more…

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Iconic retailer launches competition to find New Zealand’s next top designer

Ballantynes Department Store in Christchurch is launching a new competition to give one emerging designer a valuable start in the fashion world. “Ballantynes has always been very supportive of New Zealand brands,”says guest judge, designer Karen Walker.

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