Category Archives: Local events

Free fashion lecture this Saturday 22 April – 3pm – Auckland Museum

Amy Johnson, c.1930 (Public Domain image) CTANZ, in association with the Auckland Museum Institute & with thanks to the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, is delighted to present High Flown Fashion: Women Pilots and the Selling of Aviation … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Emma Kitts and the event of a thread

The Dowse Art Museum, 25 March – 02 July 2017 Floortalk Sat 25 March 11:00 am Join artist Emma Fitts and curator Melanie Oliver in conversation at the Dowse about textiles, feminist history and the exhibition From Pressure to Vibration—The Event of … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Catwalk to Cover

26 November 2016 – 12 February 2017 This summer  Expressions Whirinaki in Upper Hutt hosts Catwalk to Cover, an exhibition developed and toured by the Fashion & Textile Museum in London. Through a series of candid photographs from top catwalk photographers … Continue reading

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Exhibition: At the Beach comes to the Dowse Art Museum

The Fashion Museum’s exhibition At the Beach can be seen at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt from 26 Nov 2016 – 19 Feb 2017. Floor talk – Saturday 26 November 2pm Doris de Pont, founder and curator of … Continue reading

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Fashion for intellectuals

Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland   8 October – 5 November 2016 Saturdays 12-4pm, Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm, free entry The latest exhibition from the New Zealand Fashion Museum revisits, with Blikfang Gallery, a 1959 exhibition by artist June Black that … Continue reading

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Exhibitions: Yvonne Todd at the Tauranga Art Gallery

3 September to 6 November 2016 In 2014 I was invited by the City Gallery in Wellington, to curate a ‘Frock Room’ as part of Creamy Psychology, a major retrospective exhibition of photographer Yvonne Todd. The ‘Frock Room’ featured glamorous gowns, including … Continue reading

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Mark your diary – the countdown is on for Auckland’s famous VINTAGE TEXTILE FAIR!!

This anticipated event is the largest of its type in Australasia and is the place to purchase items from comprehensive displays carefully collected throughout the year by a range of exhibitors. Everything for sale is genuine vintage … from the 1970s or earlier! On offer … Continue reading

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2016 Memberships NOW OVERDUE!!

CTANZ Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December so if you’re reading this and haven’t yet paid, you’re a tad overdue! But don’t panic!! There’s still time to renew your sub and for new members to join. Annual Rates … Continue reading

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Fashion rules, Ok, absolutely

It’s iD week in Dunedin, lots of colour and style and people making an effort, including some CTANZ stalwarts. At Mint,  Desi Liversage’s critique of fast fashion and Li Edelkoort’s anti-fashion manifesto and adds further to this debate with a … Continue reading

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Thinking about fashion…iD programme out

Isn’t she gorgeous? She’s Thinking About Fashion ahead of iD 2016 and an hour of short talks by Otago academics with that title, on aspects of fashion including marketing, shows and collecting, on Wednesday 16 March at the university as … Continue reading

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