6 October 2020
Essentially

Jytte Glintbory has always felt a connection to nature to support her wellbeing. After her husband had a a health scare, it led them on a journey to source top quality essential oil from around the globe.

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5 October 2020
Epiphany

Climbing the corporate ladder in London, Common People’s Jodie Calder found herself torn: continue the climb, or venture into untested waters with her own fashion label? Words Shelley Robinson The series of one-way tickets through […]

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5 October 2020
No drama

From her parents’ clothing factory to London and Paris, North Canterbury’s Arlene Tipler has been on a journey to collect the knowledge she needed to launch her own label.

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28 August 2020
Face to face

After a busy first year in business, Lovoir Beauty’s Teresa Sime says it is just the beginning for the salon.

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9 July 2020
Artisans: The natural soap maker

Her cancer treatment took a toll on her skin. So she decided to design her own range of natural skin care products, including one product made with beer.

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18 June 2020
The designer dog collar creator

If you see a dog sporting a leather collar adorned with crystals, cameos and studs, it is highly likely it is a Kathryn Payne original.

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18 June 2020
The 'uncommon' jeweller

She is straight-talking, funny and her creative process is completely organic. Meet the jeweller for “uncommon people”.

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17 June 2020
The aftermath: Supporting 'slow' fashion

How have NZ designers of 'slow' fashion emerged after Covid-19 lockdown?

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4 June 2020
Hair today: A lockdown miracle

Fend off those brassy tones. A look at new products on the market.

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19 May 2020
Fashion: The 'Jacinda' coat

Inspired by Prime Minister's Jacinda Ardern's response during the Covid-19 lockdown, a New Zealand fashion label has named its new season coat after her.

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13 May 2020
Designer story: Caitlin Crisp

Caitlin Crisp started her fashion label by saying, ‘No.’

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12 May 2020
Two Dunedin students shortlisted in fashion award

A tribute to a father and an exploration of the concept of constant change has seen two Otago fashion students named as finalists in the iD International Emerging Designer Awards. 

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11 May 2020
Changing coats during Covid-19

A Christchurch fashion store has released a new coat range with matching face masks.

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4 May 2020
Canterbury manufacturer's shearling shoe collab

Bowron Sheepskins has teamed with footwear label Mi Piaci to produce several shearling styles.

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16 April 2020
The Influencers: Double denim & the unfortunate G-string moment

In our fashion dance among the decades, we take a look at the 1990 - 2000s. Yes, there is a bit of cringe involved during these years fashion-wise, but thank goodness for one TV programme, t saves the day.

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5 April 2020
Fashion inspired by: Dirty Dancing

The lift, the dress and that truly awkward watermelon scene. Fashion inspired by the iconic movie, Dirty Dancing.

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31 March 2020
Mum’s in 'a meeting'

The days are starting to blend together, you are feeling a bit frazzled and you’ve had one too many online conference calls. Never fear, we've called in a skincare expert to help you out at home.

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10 December 2019
Beauty news December 2019

Local lippy, the ultimate blow dry and coffee scrubs all make the cut.

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