Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Designer Liz Mitchell Dresses Weta Workshop Luminaries

26 November 2012


Designer Liz Mitchell Dresses Weta Workshop Luminaries for Hobbit Premiere


Award winning New Zealand designer Liz Mitchell will have more than frocks on the red carpet for The Hobbit Premiere on Wednesday in Wellington with Sir Richard Taylor of Weta Workshop wearing a green velvet suit she made for him when he won the Oscar, complete with maps of Middle Earth on the lining and elvish text embroidered around the outer collar.

His wife Tania Rodger will also be wearing a gown designed by Liz Mitchell. Draped in the Grecian style, it is snakeskin jersey knit with feather trim and Swarovski Tapa motif belt and a draped cocoon shaped 1920’s styled shrug jacket.

“ I have designed for Richard and Tania for some time and with my background in theatre costume design in many areas we share the same aesthetic and it is great pleasure to see my garments on the red carpet for such a glamerous night ,” said Liz Mitchell

A number of other guests will be wearing her garments, some from her archives. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa has Liz Mitchell garments in their collection.

ends


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Photos: Inside The Christchurch Arts Centre Rebuild

Lady Pippa Blake visited Christchurch Arts Centre chief executive André Lovatt, a 2015 recipient of the Blake Leader Awards. The award celebrated Lovatt’s leadership in New Zealand and hisand dedication to the restoration of the Arts Centre. More>>

Running Them Up The Flagpole: Web Tool Lets Public Determine New Zealand Flag

A School of Design master’s student is challenging the flag selection process by devising a web tool that allows the public to feed their views back in a way, he says, the current government process does not. More>>

ALSO:

Survey: ‘The Arts Make My Life Better’: New Zealanders

New Zealanders are creative people who believe being involved in the arts makes their lives better and their communities stronger. Nine out of ten adult New Zealanders (88%) agree the arts are good for them and eight out of ten (82%) agree that the arts help to improve New Zealand society. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Reprieve For Te Papa Press

Following its review of the role of Te Papa Press, Te Papa has committed to continue publishing books during the museum’s redevelopment, Chief Executive Rick Ellis announced yesterday. More>>

Law Society: Sir Peter Williams QC, 1934 - 2015

“Sir Peter was an exceptional advocate. He had the ability to put the defence case for his clients with powerful oratory. His passion shone through in everything he did and said.” Mr Moore says Sir Peter’s lifelong commitment to prison reform was instrumental in ensuring prison conditions and the rights of prisoners were brought to public attention. More>>

ALSO:

CTU: Peter Conway – Family Statement

Peter committed his whole working life to improving the lives of working people, both in unions and, more recently, as the Economist and Secretary of the Council of Trade Unions. He was previously Chair of Oxfam New Zealand and was on the Board of NZ Trade and Enterprise. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news