New Zealand Fashion Week
26 August 2019 - 1 September 2019

News

Meet The NZFW Ambassadors w/ Sammy Salsa

“NZ as a country prides itself on its clean, green, natural image, so it’s important that the fashion industry also reflects an ethical umbrella maintaining and ensuring that our own impact on the industry is socially and environmentally mindful and fair”.

Read our interview with NZFW Ambassador, Sammy Salsa.

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Megan Cunningham
Meet The NZFW Ambassadors w/ Zeenat Wilkinson

“Sustainability and inclusivity are ways in which we can in someway democratise the industry. New Zealand has always been at the forefront of new technologies and politics, so I hope we can also set an example through fashion and be at the forefront of inclusivity and really push the envelope on what sustainable fashion is all about…”

Read our interview with NZFW Ambassador, Zeenat Wilkinson.

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Megan Cunningham
MEET Rachael Burkhardt - Beauty Merchandise Manager, Farmers New Zealand

For years, Farmers have offered shoppers access to the world’s best known beauty brands.  Today, the chain boasts a lineup of products ranging from iconic brands, to New Zealand’s favourite local brands, to new niche discoveries.  The knack is knowing just which brands and products to choose to line the shelves, and that takes more than just a business mind; it also takes passion for the category and a willingness to delve deeply into all it has to offer.  And that’s exactly why Rachael Burkhardt is the perfect person for the job.

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Megan Cunningham
Meet The Designers w/ Cecilia Kang and Face Me Make-Up

Cecilia Kang is a self-taught designer specialising in evening wear with uniqueness and distinctiveness. She makes everything by herself from scratch from patterning, designing and sewing to bring her vision to life.

Face Me Makeup are a well known mobile freelance team of experienced hair and makeup artists, whose credits include editorial and cover shoots for top magazines Bride & GroomRemix, Viva, Mindfood and more  as well as shows such as the Designer Showcase at Bride & Groom Show, Jessica Bridal, Decjuba and more.

The Face Me team will work alongside Kang to create an ‘ultra-electric’ look for the runway and the Galaxy Extravaganza collection. 

Read our interview here.

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Megan Cunningham
NZFW Designer Reveal

The weather might be cooling down but things are hotting up for New Zealand Fashion Week with the first designer reveal released this week featuring a fantastic mix of established designers and top emerging brands and the full NZFW19 schedule and designer list promised for circulation in the months to come. 

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Megan Cunningham
Elemental AKL To Light Up Winter

Elemental AKL is a new region-wide festival illuminating Tāmaki Makaurau during July. Our partners for NZFW, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is delivering an exciting new programme with more than 60 free and ticketed events celebrating Auckland’s energy and vibrancy through light, cuisine, culture and entertainment.  

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Megan Cunningham