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Finest in the design world unite for Design Seminar benefit

New Zealand’s finest in the design world unite for Design Seminar benefit evening to support children in Latin America.

A handful of New Zealand’s supreme trend setters will unite to share their tips on the latest trends in fashion, interior design and architecture in Aotearoa and beyond at a unique charity event taking place next month.

Talking Trends, which has previously enchanted audiences in Queenstown and Auckland, will once again return to Auckland on July 31st

h 2014 in support of NPH New Zealand, a not-for-profit organisation that nurtures orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children in Latin America.

Fashion and style lovers will have a chance to keep company with Grant Fell and Rachael Churchward, editors of the impossibly cool Black magazine which has come to be known as New Zealand’s authority on international fashion, beauty, arts and culture.

More expertise on how to create a beautiful home will come from Debbie Cavit, owner of luxury interior design consultant, Cavit&Co., whose wealth of experience has earned her and her business a reputation as the benchmark for excellence in interiors, furniture, accessories and furnishings.

Design devotees can look forward to being inspired by Jeremy Hanson who, as editor of the country’s leading architecture magazine Home New Zealand, has his finger firmly on the pulse of all things home and architecture-related.

Guests will also have a chance to bid on exclusive auction items including Ralph Lauren Home accessories, jewelry from the exclusive Wanderkammer, trips away, art and much more.

100% of proceeds from the night will benefit NPH New Zealand Charitable Trust.

Talking Trends will take place at the Cavit&Co. store in Parnell on July 31st from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Tickets at $60 include a glass of wine or beer and nibbles and are available from:

talkingtrends.eventbrite.co.nz

Please refer to www.nph-nz.org

www.facebook.com/NphNewZealand

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