NZ Fashion Weekend Shows Are Selling Fast!
NZ Fashion Weekend Shows Are Selling Fast!
NZ Fashion Weekend is now only 12 days away, have you got your ticket to the biggest weekend of the sartorial calendar?
With some shows sold out already, and the rest selling fast, make sure you secure your tickets to NZ Fashion Weekend so you can enjoy a fashionable day out full of runway shows, shopping at the Designer Pop-Up sale, pampering at the Beauty Hub and food and drinks at one of the many bars and cafes onsite.
FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER
Serving up showstoppers from every designer on the NZFW 2017 schedule, the Resene Designer Runway show is a high-energy and over 30-minutes long fashion feast for the senses. Providing a spectacular overview of the best of New Zealand fashion, this is a not-to-be-missed chance to preview both in-season pieces and forward season collections to come.
The style savants of WORLD return to open NZ Fashion Weekend with the pomp and ceremony it deserves. Putting on a show worthy of their 28th year leading the non-conformist charge in the industry, the extravagant, theatrical showcase of their upcoming SS 2018 collection is destined to wow and sure to go down in fashion history.
SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
Fashion Quarterly and Miss FQ, in association with Newmarket and Goodness, bring you a selection of shoppable, in-season designer pieces curated by the style masterminds behind the two prestigious titles. Destined to be a playful presentation, the sophisticated showcase is a must for savvy shoppers of all ages seeking inspiration for what to wear wherever life takes them.
This year KNUEFERMANN will present an exciting new collection of the ultimate street must haves, through to beautiful summer day and party wear. Get ready for colour, prints and dreamy silhouettes! The signature sexy styling TK is known for is making its comeback on the catwalk this year and will present a ready-to-wear show that will leave you wanting to toss out your old wardrobe and start afresh.
Boasting show-stopping wedding trends for the bohemian bride all the way to the contemporary soon-to-be Mrs, this is the perfect opportunity for an up-close and personal look at the stunning creations of top bridalwear specialists Alma Wong, Hera Couture, Daisy, Modes, Vinka Design, Margaret Wray, Anna Schimmel, Jessica Bridal and Trish Peng in action.
As the number one fashion and beauty guide, Simply You knows a thing or two about style and this is your opportunity to join the magazine’s experts for their inaugural Style Masterclass. Expect to give your wardrobe a new lease of life as the team shares their insider knowledge on the latest fashion trends, how to wear them and where to buy them.
Get ready for a style spectacle to remember. Boasting something for all shapes and sizes, a riot of colour, charisma and so much more await at the Augustine show. Featuring five of their labels, a spring collection from Charlo, Augustine’s summer must-haves, a mixture of seasons for Stella Royal where plus size models will take to the catwalk, you’ll also sneak a coveted peek at their freshly launched HeyMonday shoe line and the chance to see the brand new label Amaya hit its inaugural stride on the catwalk.
Drawing inspiration from a family trip to the Amalfi Coast, Florence and Provence, the brains behind Flo and Frankie, Chrissy Conyngham, fell head over heels with the eclectic styling in cafes and fashion boutiques, taking this on board when considering all things in-store on our shores. Now she taps into the powers of her three fashion conscious daughters, each with individual tastes and styles, to get an edge when picking out the stylish pieces to suit every wardrobe.
A fun-filled show for a great cause, it’s time to show your support for the YMCA’s ‘Raise Up N Represent’ youth development programme and the invaluable work they do in providing safe, positive and empowering opportunities for teenagers from all walks of life. Featuring 60 young, hopeful designers each bravely sending one of their creations to ‘walk the line’, who will take home the major prize and the fashion cred that comes with it?
P I A can best be summed up in three words - bold, beautiful and feminine.
Carefully designed by Pia Naera, the vibrant garments featuring distinct, digital prints are sure to turn heads as they make their way down the NZ Fashion Weekend catwalk.
SUNDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
A showcase sure to tug at the heartstrings, this will undeniably be the most stylish petite parade you’ve ever seen! With models aged between two to ten, you can expect energy, fun and maybe a tantrum or two?! And as if that wasn’t enough, for babes growing babes, a slew of bump-flattering pieces will swan down the runway in the name of revolutionising maternity wear as we know it, thus ensuring no style statement is sacrificed during this beautiful stage of motherhood and beyond.
Join designer Adrian Hailwood for this unique NZ Fashion Weekend experience as he is interviewed on the catwalk by Sonia Sly of fashion Podcast My Heels Are Killing Me, discussing everything from the inspiration for his most recent collection, to the energy and hype of creating a fashion show. Hailwood will then show his Spring / Summer 2018 collection with a full catwalk presentation, that is sure to be another fresh twist on his signature timeless and elegant point of view.
A must-see event – Russell Athletic is a true fashion Icon - no doubt and this show will remind you why that is. We will embark on a journey to explore the invention of the humble cotton sweatshirt through music, dance, and style. A merging of fashion from then and now, from the streets to the fashion runway. Performances by New Zealand’s top artists, such as Vince Harder, Maaka Fiso and Taye Williams and live band also accompanied by the world hip hop champions, Identity Dance Company