BELIGI - MENSWEAR WITH A MISSION

While serving a 5-year prison sentence, Ahmed Salim shifted his focus, re-educating himself to become a self-taught menswear brand owner. Read more…

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Part Two: A King For Your Pride

In today’s society what does it mean to display or express masculinity when notions around gender are shifting? New Kid explores this theme with ‘An essential list for the masculine.’ Warning contains some graphic references. Read more…

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Hong Kong label VIV.W Studio

Afternoon Rhapsody is the latest collection from Hong Kong-based designer, Vivian Wong. Read more

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Model Watch: Miron Girmay talks Afros and her Ethiopian roots

“Along my journey I know I will face some adversity and challenges, [but] this will definitely motivate me to be a model who tries to show as much [of] my culture in my shoots, [as I can],” says Kiwi Ethiopian model Miron Girmay.

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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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Sustainability, love letters and shooting kites inspire designers on the NEW K!D Directory

Four new designers join NEW K!D’S Designer Directory - Shannen Thompson (AUT), Lisa Liu (UTS), Wilbur Hsu (AUT), Mikayla Hammond (Massey University). Read more…

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