New Zealand Fashion Week
22 - 28th August 2016

Backstage Blog

HITO Seminar

The HITO seminar drew students from around Auckland interested in careers in the hair and beauty industry to watch as the winners of the HITO Hot New Talent Competition prepared models for an editorial shoot along with their mentors Samala Robinson and Mana Dave. 

Alice Taylor
Stolen Girlfriends Club A/W '17

Graphic prints and moody greys were present through the electric Stolen Girlfriends Club show. Held in the gritty surrounds of the old First Scene building, the cool kids of NZFW turned up in droves. Everybody's talking about that smiley face today and we predict it's set to be a new season favourite.

Alice Taylor
Federation A/W '17

Federation’s return to the NZFW runway did not disappoint. One of New Zealand's most iconic streetwear brands, it featured oversized jackets, long T-shirts and loose pants with a few fur and sequinned pieces adding intrigue.

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Yu Mei

Award-winning handmade leather goods designer Yu Mei has showcased her latest line ‘Fine China.’

Alice Taylor
Wynn Hamlyn

Wynn Hamlyn is back after his debut at 2015’s Fashion Week, this year Wynn is showcasing his A/W ‘17 Collection, Axminster.

Alice Taylor

Menswear label French83 debuted their new clothing line at NZFW 2016, consisting of subtle plaid patterns, concrete greys and rich blues

Alice Taylor

One of this year's most anticipated New Zealand designers, Elizabeth Wilson, debuted her contemporary styled label, Eugenie this morning.

Alice Taylor

New Zealand Fashion Week 2016 started off Tuesday morning with a bang.

Alice Taylor