New Zealand Fashion Week
22 - 28th August 2016


New Zealand Fashion Week - A taste of things to come...

In just over a week, fashionistas from around the country and further afield will descend upon the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre for the 2016 New Zealand Fashion Week. We’ve assembled the ultimate collection of goodies to give you a taster of what’s on offer at the bars and cafes around the venue of the biggest event on the fashion calendar.

Thea Martin
Resene designer runway - the ultimate fashion taster

The Resene Designer Runway show is the ultimate taster of New Zealand Fashion Week - a high-energy forty-minute show featuring in-season looks from every single designer showing across the week, plus the latest trends in hair and makeup.

Thea Martin
New Zealand Fashion Week model casting

The highly anticipated model casting for New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) will be held at the Aotea Centre this Saturday, 6th August.


One of the milestone events in the lead up to NZFW, the annual model casting always adds to the glamour and excitement around New Zealand’s largest fashion event, with NZFW designers and hopeful models coming together for the first time each year.

Thea Martin
Don't miss your chance to be part of the hottest weekend on the fashion calendar

Tickets for New Zealand Fashion Weekend are now on sale at and already selling fast. Don’t miss your chance to secure a sought-after spot at amazing designer shows, and experience the very best of New Zealand fashion and beauty


Held at the ANZ Viaduct Centre on Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of August, NZ Fashion Weekend offers an early glimpse at key trends and spring/summer collections from New Zealand’s favourite fashion labels, a one-stop beauty destination for everything from lips to tips, designer fashion at discount prices and all the glitz and glamour of the biggest week on the sartorial calendar.

Thea Martin
Fudge Professional official sponsor NZFW

Fudge Professional is delighted to announce their role as the Official Hair Sponsor of New Zealand Fashion Week 2016.


In this capacity, FUDGE PROFESSIONAL will be leading the direction and styling for some of the most week’s sought-after shows including the popular New Generation and Graduate showcases.


FUDGE PROFESSIONAL brings years of international fashion week experience to the partnership, including directing the hair for the London Men’s Collection, where the brand brought to life the seasons trends for top designers such Belstaff and Topshop.

Thea Martin
St.Tropez tan partners with New Zealand Fashion Week

St.Tropez Tan is pleased to announce its partnership with New Zealand Fashion Week, cementing it as the only tanning brand that leading fashion designers and celebrities trust for their most important events.


Lead by expert tanner Kelly St.Tropez will have a working pop-up in the always busy green room at New Zealand Fashion Week. The backstage location means that models and media alike will be able to have beautifully bronzed skin all week long.

Thea Martin
Hito Hot new talent competition heating up for second year

Calling all budding hairdressers and burgeoning make-up artists – don’t miss your chance to enter the HITO Hot New Talent competition.


The HITO Hot New Talent competition returns for a second year in 2016, giving talented young New Zealanders the opportunity to impress their heroes and experience the buzz at the biggest event on the fashion calendar. 

Thea Martin
New Zealand Fashion Week announces an exciting new 2016 show

New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) is excited to announce a new show on the schedule this year, set to showcase the next generation of talented fashion designers.


The New Zealand Fashion Week Graduate Show Supported by Brother, will allow the top three students representing Otago Polytech, Massey University and Auckland’s Fashion Tech to showcase their designs on New Zealand’s most prestigious catwalk.

Thea Martin