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NZ’s eco fashion week designers announced

NZ’s eco fashion week designers announced

New Zealand Eco Fashion Exposed has announced the full line-up of designers for its extended programme of events, running from Thursday 24 through until Sunday 27 July.

Designers from across New Zealand, along with several international entries, will take part in a variety of fashion events showcasing organic, ethical, upcycled and recycled fashion this week.

Collections will be featured from the following designers:

Ron Te Kawa (Woodville, NZ)

Green Embassy (Perth, AUS)

Stansborough Ltd (Lower Hutt, NZ)

By Stamo (London, UK)

Hix (Wellington, NZ)

Denise H (Lower Hutt, NZ)

Kila’s Style (Auckland, NZ)

Senorita AweSUMO (Dunedin, NZ)

Mushama & Me (Auckland, NZ)

Deranged Fashions (Levin, NZ)

Julia McLearon (Kent, UK)

Juli Hunter (Kapiti Coast, NZ)

Melanie Child (Dunedin, NZ

Amelia Boland (Wellington, NZ)

Merino Basewear (Ngaruawahia, NZ)

Heke Design (Waiheke Island, NZ)

Dane Dagger Clothing (Wellington, NZ)

The Underclass Merchant (Wellington, NZ)

RAD – Round Again Designs (Lower Hutt, NZ)

Handsewn – by David Roil (Wellington, NZ)

Piccadilly Shoes

LilyRose (Lower Hutt, NZ)

Earthlink Apparel (Lower Hutt, NZ)

Tishrei Designs (Wellington, NZ)

Also featuring on the runway will be one-off single garment looks from several student designers.

Limited numbers of tickets are still available for each of the three evening shows:

Thursday 24 July – Buyers & Media Showcase which is also open to the public, GA $15, free for buyers, media and industry (RSVP required).

Friday 25 July – Maintain & Sustain – Runway & Styling Tips, tickets from $19.50 + booking fees, Saturday 26 July – Dulux Eco Designer Runway, tickets from $19.50 + booking fees.

All evening events are held at the Notre Dame des Missions Performing Arts Centre, 65 Laings Road, Lower Hutt.

In addition to evening shows, a pop-up shop featuring a selection of the showing designers, plus other fashion and accessory additions will run from Thursday through Sunday at 151 High Street Lower Hutt.

Saturday and Sunday will see an addition to the pop-up shop with the Exposed Eco Expo – an expo of eco fashion, accessories, household items and more.

A programme of eco fashion workshops is also in place for Thursday 24 and Friday 25 July and invitations are extended to the general public to all events.

NZ Eco Fashion Exposed 2014 is proudly supported by Major Sponsor, Hutt City Council.

Further details for the event can be found online at www.nzecofashionexposed.co.nz.

ENDS.

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