Fashion Quarterly3 min de lectureDesign
Hire Calling
Designer Wardrobe founder Donielle Brooke started off selling her clothes in a private Facebook group. Now, over 180K people buy, sell and rent through her online marketplace and two stores. The Auckland-based entrepreneur shares her insights into th
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lecture
Smooth Moves
You may have heard the expression “the face starts at the nipples”, but we believe the best skincare routine should be approached from the ground up. Your skin doesn’t stop below the neck and that intensive regimen you’re implementing up top should a
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
Feelgood Fabrics
Fashion is inherently emotive, helping us feel good, express ourselves, communicate our values and connect with others. Feeling is also influenced by a garment’s origins; who made it, and what is it made from? The globalisation of the fashion system,
Fashion Quarterly4 min de lecturePsychology
Find Your Voice
On Tuesday nights, a group gathers at a bookstore in Auckland’s Ponsonby. Others meet on Wednesdays at a Pt Chevalier hall – and at venues in Remuera and Howick, too. On Thursdays, folks turn up in Devonport, Mt Eden and Hobsonville. Further afield,
Fashion Quarterly9 min de lectureFashion
Sustainable Fashion Guide
Everyone is talking about sustainability, but what does it really mean? The term started to appear in technical reports in the ’70s and ’80s to explain ecological, social and economic advancements that wouldn’t adversely affect conditions for future
Fashion Quarterly1 min de lecture
Team Tunes
“I’ve been singing in choirs all my life, and so much of what I’ve learned about personal and professional development in my corporate career is relatable to the experiences I’ve had in them. Workplace teams are looking for practical ways to build cu
Fashion Quarterly6 min de lectureFashion
Handle With Care
KNITWEAR DEANNA DIDOVICH, CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF RUBY WASHING WELL “Always read the care instructions. Generally speaking, make sure you have a good-quality, gentle wool detergent (we love Cable Melbourne’s wool wash), wash by hand in cold water, insid
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lectureFashion
At Home With Jasmin Sparrow
Jeweller Jasmin Sparrow’s stylish Ponsonby abode is a testament to her good taste and sentimentality. The small three-bedroom house she shares with her partner Oli, their children Archie and Lola, and dog Blue is full of eclectic pieces and creative
Fashion Quarterly4 min de lectureFashion
Hand Me Down
91 STUART ST, DUNEDIN TWOSQUIRRELSVINTAGE.COM “Always look for quality fabrics, classic tailoring and garments that have been locally made. You can tell the age of a garment by elements like overlocking, zip materials, the type of fabric it’s made of
Fashion Quarterly6 min de lectureFashion
I Do
Co-founders of local fashion brand Ingrid Starnes, Simon and Ingrid embraced fun and spontaneity in Las Vegas. “We booked a family holiday to the States, and thought it could be fun to take a trip to Vegas and get married after more than a decade of
Fashion Quarterly4 min de lectureDesign
Earth To Fashion
Allbirds’ sustainability manager is changing the face of thoughtful fashion, one reduced carbon footprint at a time. Fashion has an image problem, and it’s more than skin deep. According to the United Nations, the industry generates 10 percent of glo
Fashion Quarterly1 min de lecture
Peak Wedding
The ecstasy and the agony of planning an outdoor wedding in the face of unpredictable weather patterns are part of the package when tying the knot in New Zealand. A sweeping sail tent is the perfect solution to keep your day as carefree as possible,
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
Rachel Mills
What’s your vision? To be able to make the social, ethical and environmental changes the industry needs, but from within. We [The Pattern Table] first need to establish the work we currently do, with strong relationships and trust. From there, my pla
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
Travel
Fiji’s high-end offering continues to grow, with its numerous private islands embodying the concept of ‘barefoot luxury’. Relaxed, no-fuss indulgence is the mood at the Kokomo Private Island resort (pictured), where guests arrive via seaplane to whit
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lectureDesign
Clare Press
Can fashion ever be sustainable? Or are we just assuaging our guilt? Clare Press not only believes it’s possible, but is educating brands and consumers alike on how to get there. Sustainability is an obsession for the Sydney-based journalist, author
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
A Packing Epiphany
There’s no better feeling than getting ready to leave your mundane day-to-day for a holiday, until it’s followed hard and fast by the realisation that you don’t want to leave anything behind by accident – at least that’s the case for me. I have been
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lectureFashion
Dana Thomas
What should you wear? We’ve all wondered it at one time or another – typically as the seconds slip away and you need to get out the door for a big day at work, or when an invite leaves you standing in front of your wardrobe wishing a perfect new outf
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lecture
The Angeleno
“I think people who are from LA generally don’t leave,” jokes Sophie Buhai, as she sits in her East Side studio. “The city has always had its cultural renaissance moments in history where people flood to it, but I’m fifth-generation Angeleno, so it’s
Fashion Quarterly1 min de lecture
Conscious And Cool
The sustainability journey continues for local brand Max with an expansion of its ecofriendlier offering. The latest collection eschews trends and focuses on items with aesthetic and material longevity, prioritising enduring design with timeless ward
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
Get Lost
Hawai`i has a sun-drenched, surfie appeal, but the reality of a visit to the archipelago, with its busy beaches and crowded chain stores, can be far removed from expectations. But it’s possible to get into the authentic side of the US state and enjoy
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lectureFashion
Letter From The Editor
What is it we want from fashion, and what does fashion need from us? The most treasured, and well-worn, pieces in my wardrobe are those with a personal story. There’s the Marilyn Sainty shirt with purposefully wonky buttons, found in a Red Cross Shop
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lectureFashion
Forever Yours
It doesn’t get more classic than the elegance (and ease) of a sheath dress. For seasonal adaptivity, invest in a design that includes flattering sleeves and a longer hemline. An item of polish and practicality, a highquality black handbag is an inves
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lecture
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Fashion Quarterly4 min de lecturePopular Culture & Media Studies
Golden Age
Times of dramatic change, call for dramatic dress. In the 1920s, as in the 2020s, the world was in a state of flux. Instead of fretting, Jazz Age women celebrated their newfound freedoms in loose-fitting dresses, with a higher hem for kicking up thei
Fashion Quarterly1 min de lecture
Beauty Notebook
Inventive colour remains a signifier of makeup nous, but previous minimalist streaks of neon and primary hues have been watered down substantially. Now in favour? Candy shades diffused around the eyes and in graduated tones on tips (try one on each n
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lectureAutomotive
Shopping with FQ
A road trip has never looked more glamorous. Maserati is set to redefine the luxury SUV market with the launch of the all-new Levante GTS. Featuring a powerful twin-turbo V8 engine on a finely tuned chassis, the vehicle’s energy, sound and performanc
Fashion Quarterly5 min de lectureFashion
Couture De Force
France’s bad boy of fashion Jean Paul Gaultier has always loved a party. That’s why when he decided to retire on the eve of his 50th anniversary in the industry, he staged his own funeral for everyone to enjoy. The provocateur’s last Paris haute cout
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
Look Within
How can we improve our relationship with our skin? Think of it as a toddler – it needs lots of sleep, lots of love, good food, hydration and lots of sunscreen! Oh and eat your vitamins rather than taking a pill; your skin will love you for it. How ha
Fashion Quarterly3 min de lecture
Early Daze
The world was… turbulent. Globalisation and free-market capitalism reshaped the economy. The ozone hole was discovered, and global warming became more widely discussed. The United Kingdom changed under Thatcherism, and countries including Zimbabwe, C
Fashion Quarterly2 min de lectureDesign
Simple Things
For a brand that pays such meticulous attention to detail, you can still spot a Cos-wearing woman from a mile away. Smart and sophisticated, she’s the one in the slightly oversized, light taupe coat, with a cream turtleneck knit fitted snuggly undern
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