Action packed and loaded with leading labels, NZ Fashion Weekend’s schedule is stronger than ever. With less than two weeks to go, the biggest weekend in New Zealand fashion is an event not to be missed. The doors to NZ Fashion Weekend open on Friday 28th August, giving the public a chance to experience the very best of New Zealand fashion and beauty.
Across three days, fashionistas will be treated to a packed scheduled featuring a line up of some of New Zealand’s most sought-after designers, including Kate Sylvester, Trelise Cooper and Moochi, showing their in-season collections.
NZ Fashion Weekend’s opening night is the perfect girl’s night out. Featuring Kate Sylvester’s first NZ Fashion Weekend show followed by the official weekend opening party, this is an opportunity to rub shoulders with designers and local and international fashion media and celebs, while the Sweet Mix Kids DJ’s heat up the dance floor.
Saturday’s catwalk action kicks off in The Tent with the ever-popular Smashbox Session, giving beauty and make-up enthusiasts the chance to learn the latest trends and techniques from some of the world’s top makeup artists. And for those who want more, the M.A.C Technique Session is also back for 2015 with a spot on the Sunday schedule.
Fashion bibles, Fashion Quarterly magazine and CLEO magazine will bring their glossy editorials to life on the NZ Fashion Week runway, featuring in-season and on trend looks from the top designer labels such as RUBY, Juliette Hogan, TK Store, Zambesi and more.
Not just for the girls, there’s something special for the boys as well, with Kronenbourg 1664 Presenting the Metro Men’s Show. Introducing cutting edge designers Slaeve and Jordan Holliday and new styles, fabrics, cuffs, collars and cuts from Rodd and Gunn and Auckland boutique Strangely Normal, this show will keep men at the forefront of fashion this spring.
Designers from two of Auckland’s leading fashion districts, Ponsonby and K Road, will also be on show in the Ponsonby Presents and All On K Road A.O.K runway shows featuring much-loved, local designers Andrea Moore, Storm, Augustine, WE’AR, Jimmy D, Lela Jacobs, Nick von K and Jason Lingard.
The New Zealand Weddings Magazine Collection is always a highlight of the week, and not just for brides and grooms to-be. Curated by New Zealand’s leading weddings guide, the show will unveil the latest gowns and suits from designers, including Hera Bridal, the Crane Brothers, Barkers, John Zimmermann and Robyn Cliffe.
NZ Fashion Weekend has something for everyone, including the kids! This year Kid Republic and SOCOCO will present the latest and coolest of Kiwi kids’ fashion and premium kids’ sportswear. The YMCA & Raise Up Presents Walk the Line show returns for another year to showcase designs from talented New Zealand youth.
With the crowd-favourite Moochi wrapping up Saturday’s designer schedule and sartorial queen Trelise Cooper’s spring/summer collection providing a fitting finale for the week, the NZ Fashion Weekend line up is the hottest it’s ever been.
Don’t miss out on this incredible event - go to www.iticket.co.nz to get your tickets now!