Home Base Collections has created a range of fabrics inspired by the things we love about New Zealand. icons we remember, things we had forgotten. something pretty, but not too pretty, feminine, but not too girly, sometimes more masculine, thought provoking but kind to the eye, soft, beautiful & honest. a leaf or an anchor, a symbol of hope & unity. something you will never tire of, a holiday for you & for the earth.
please join us at the launch: friday 9th may, 5-7pm at aroha lamour.
view the collection from 10th may – 30th June
It’s all about the dresses and frocks for us this winter. Karen Walker has delivered ‘Lucky’ with some beautiful frocks. Nom D has an ability to make everyone look good on any shaped body and they continue with the new ‘XXI’ winter collection. browse the new arrivals here –>
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Anita Levering returns to Napier on Easter Saturday bringing with her a new collection of her detailed observations of shipping vessels hulls.
Exhibition opening on Saturday 22nd March from 3-5pm at Aroha Lamour
ABC was established by legendary buddhist and street skater Chey Ataria around the turn of the century. From humble beginnings in a small room in Grey Lynn and then a garage studio in Avondale, ABC has now grown to become an iconic skate and street brand from the shores, north of the bridge.
I remember Street Life in the late 80′s and early 90′s, found on the corner of O’Connell and Victoria Street in AK. It was the well-liked streetwise store, providing locals with cool collections including the knitwear legend Standard Issue.
Workshop is for the neo modernist who can rely on the brand delivering quality and functional style. In this post modernist age it can be a relief to have clothing that’s not trying to jump out at you, challenge you or just say too much. It’s this restraint that helps make Workshop versatile, comfortable and neutral everyday wear.
Directional. Fluid. Never content. Never safe. Wearing Zambesi is about confidence, self-assuredness and elegance with a post punk edge.
Salasai is now into her fourth consecutive collection and the new Winter 08 collection “Domestic Maid in Waiting” has arrived and will be making its way out onto the racks today.Salasai is owned by young local designer, Kirsha Whitcher. Kirsha worked in Melbourne as head womens wear designer for Mooks Clothing Company. She produced ranges that sold internationally which gave her a chance to grow her own design skills and indentity.
Karen knows how to create strong brands. She has established her fashion collections over the years and has gained a staunch reputation as one of NZ’s best export talents. She has her sunglasses and jewellery lines that sit perfectly alongside the existing fashion style she is now famous for. Karen Walker Jewellery is playful, quirky, sometimes twisted and always charming. It appeals to the girl in you and like all good design is hard to resist! It’s precious jewels that all girls enjoy and love.
Established in 1978 Scotties has long had a reputation for purity of design and for well edited collections that range from subtle, elegant and perfectly cut; to the vital, strong and whimsical.
To Sir With Love, the new range of must-have, timeless, chic cashmere basics. Conceived after a successful history in the fashion industry as a stylist and agent, including time with coveted Australian label Sass & Bide, the brand is Sydney-based Margot Davies’ answer to an unmet need.
Says Davies, “In a market constantly flooded with directional fashion ranges of a limited life span, To Sir With Love will meet the increasing demand for beautiful garments that are wardrobe staples.”