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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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Forthcoming! A beautiful new NZ-based online journal devoted to WOOL

The Wool Lover is soon-to-be-launched digital journal featuring fresh and contemporary stories across culture, fashion, film, design and so on, all with wool at their heart. ‘A VISUAL, LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDY DEVOTED TO A CELEBRATION OF THE WONDER FIBRE … Continue reading

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Wearable Technologies & Smart Textiles Symposium – AK – 14/10/15

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND SMART TEXTILES SYMPOSIUM WED 14 OCTOBER 2015 AUT University’s Textile and Design Lab is hosting New Zealand’s first public symposium on Wearable Technologies and Smart Textiles, also referred to as e-Textiles. Keynote speakers are Dr Oscar Tomico … Continue reading

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Missed IRIS at the NZIFF? Well it’s coming back on the 17th Sept and we have free tickets to give away!

“I’m not pretty, and I’ll never be pretty, but it doesn’t matter. I have something much better. I have style.” – IRIS APFEL Veteran documentary maestro Albert Maysles’ Iris is a captivating salute to a proud flag-bearer of the vanishing … Continue reading

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Fashionable listening

Although Radio NZ has long been the best local broadcast medium for arts coverage, it’s only recently that fashion has become a more regular topic.  There have been some fascinating interviews across many of RNZ’s programmes, both weekday and weekend, … Continue reading

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March talks at Toitu, Dunedin

Sunday 22 March, 2pm:  Fashion Flashback: The Fifties Revisited Veteran fashion writer Cecilie Geary will read excerpts relating to the 1950s from her new book Being There: Memoirs of a Fashion and Beauty Writer 1956 – 2006. Cecilie will be … Continue reading

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