New Zealand Fashion Week
22 - 28th August 2016
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Kharl-William Wirepa

Kharl-William Wirepa


Glamour Dresser Kharl WiRepa was born with a romantic affair for fashion. At the age of 15 he started working in the fashion industry for one of Australasia’s leading retail businesses, quickly rising in the company by the age of 18, Kharl was NZs senior manager for SUPRE. A first for a male at such a young age.

Further on Kharl worked as a fashion stylist for magazines and television. At the age of 22 he followed his dream and pursued fashion design. Winning many prestigious fashion awards including the Miromoda Supreme Award in 2014, giving him the platform to début at New Zealand Fashion Week.

Since launching his label mid 2014 the fashion house has had a massive wave of success. From attaining stockists throughout NZ, dressing television stars, musicians and socialites. To working in the pageant industry and dressing contestants at Miss World and Miss India.

The label also holds claim to other forums. KW founded the OHO Fashion Show. An event which supports the Bay Of Plenty Fashion scene and Gloss Quality Agency (Bay of Plenty's leading model Agency). The designer is the leading personnel for the fashion showcase at the NZ Wedding Industry Awards, and head judge of the Calico Bridal Awards. And in 2016 will be a Miss New Zealand Judge.

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