Category Archives: Fashion

Something for everyone

By Insider – Jock Phillips We are now into the business end of the World Cup.  The hordes of Irish and Scottish and Argentinian and English and Italian fans in their campervans have gone home, licking their wounds.  There don’t … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup of fashion at Style Pasifika

By Guest Insider – Carolyn Enting: from her blog http://www.enword.co.nz Endangered New Zealand indigenous plant, the woodrose (pua o te reinga), ”flower of the underworld” has inspired fashion designer Liz Mitchell’s creation for the upcoming Style Pasifika: Best of Pasifika New Zealand … Continue reading

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WOW: Icons on Tour

By Guest Insider – Carolyn Enting (cross-posted from http://www.enword.co.nz) Big news for WOW (World of WearableArt) today.             As I write this members of the Nelson-based WOW team are flying to Hong Kong where they will … Continue reading

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Design for living

By Insider – Jock Phillips A moment of panic as I woke. Was I late?  I leant over to flick on the torch.  Yes, time to get up. I went to the bathroom and relaxed for a few precious seconds in the … Continue reading

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Steampunk in Oamaru

By Insider – Suzanne Peri-Chapman I guess we have to start this blog with a definition of Steampunk…tomorrow as it used to be. From http://www.tor.com/blogs/2009/10/steampunk-101 What is steampunk?
In three short words, steampunk is Victorian science fiction. Here “Victorian” is not meant … Continue reading

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Fashion report

By Insider – Jock Phillips ‘You can’t wear that thing …  No-one would be seen dead in it.’  Such comments have long echoed in my ears.  Yet now, to my embarrassment, I find myself writing a fashion column. When it … Continue reading

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Festival recommendations from Joanna

We’ve asked each of our fabulous Festival team to select their top ten events – the things they’d most want to recommend to their friends, family or any visitors they might meet along the way. Here’s Joanna’s picks: Top 10 … Continue reading

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Festival recommendations from Simone

We’ve asked each of our fabulous Festival team to select their top ten events – the things they’d most want to recommend to their friends, family or any visitors they might meet along the way. Here’s Simone’s picks with an … Continue reading

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Festival recommendations from Jackie

We’ve asked each of our fabulous Festival team to select their top ten events – the things they’d most want to recommend to their friends, family or any visitors they might meet along the way. Here’s Jackie’s picks (not in … Continue reading

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Black in Fashion

By Insider – Suzanne Peri-Chapman Black in Fashion: Wearing the colour black in New Zealand From 9 Sept to 24 Oct at Britomart Precinct, Corner of Gore and Galway Streets, Auckland Exhibition Curator (and style icon) Doris de Pont, New Zealand … Continue reading

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