New Zealand fashion is truly on an international level and further recognition of that came today with the announcement that local womenswear brand Harman Grubiša is a nominee for the International Woolmark Prize for a second year running.
Kelly Thompson is the ultimate multi-tasker. The former Wellington makeup artist and fashion photographer is best known for her beautiful fashion illustrations and personal style which she blogs on her website, Kelly Thompson Creative.
Winning a coveted ad campaign for beauty brand Escada five years ago saw her career sky rocket with international exposure following. But this humble Kiwi girl still maintains strong ties with New Zealand and the fashion industry - she's a regular at New Zealand Fashion Week.
“The fashion industry supply chain from seed to retail floor is so complex that it’s basically impossible for a brand or a consumer to be absolutely perfect.” - Courtney Sanders, Co-founder of Well Made Clothes
James Dobson – the founder and designer of New Zealand label Jimmy D – isn't afraid of pushing creative boundaries.
He chats candidly with Sonia Sly at his K Road home (which is above his workroom) about approaching design with a sense of humour, working with stylist King Kang Chen, life before the internet and being at home in the fashion industry.