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iD is back 1-6 May

The packed schedule of Fashion Revolution week in Dunedin segues seamlessly (sorry) into the new-look iD week. Over recent years the big buzz in iD has increasingly been about Emerging Designers, and this year, it’s the main event over two … Continue reading

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Who made your clothes? Dunedin 18 April – 4 May

Meanwhile, in Dunedin, Fi Clements and Fiona Jenkin of Just Atelier have a very busy couple of weeks ahead. Their Fashion Revolution activities include conversations about the fashion industry, workshops and a photo booth that overlaps with this year’s iD … Continue reading

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Who made your clothes? Auckland – Nelson

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes, how much they’re paid, and what their lives are like? If not, start asking! Fashion Revolution week is almost upon us, and a range of events around the country will challenge to … Continue reading

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Last chance to join for 2018

Time is running out to rejoin or join CTANZ for 2018. Our membership office will be unattended for two months mid year, so please make sure your subscription has gone through by Friday 20 April to make sure you receive … Continue reading

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Costume Society of America – Seattle 2019 – Call for papers

Yes, you’re still thinking about CTANZ in September (remember, abstracts are due 30 April) but the Costume Society of America has opened its call for papers for next year’s symposium in Seattle. The theme, which offers plenty of scope for … Continue reading

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Unbound: exhibition call for proposals closes soon

Unbound 22nd September – 18th October 2018 Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin It’s great to be able to complement the annual CTANZ symposium with an exhibition, and proposals are still open for this year’s Unbound exhibition at … Continue reading

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A Certain Style and other fashionable things in Auckland

Auckland’s 4 Days of Fashion in the City begins 21 March and the New Zealand Fashion Museum is kicking it off in, literally, a certain style. A Certain Style is the museum’s new 2018 exhibition, showcasing the work of Bruce … Continue reading

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Unbound towards September – Symposium 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March kicked off the official programme for celebrating Suffrage 125 throughout New Zealand throughout 2018. CTANZ is doing its bit to recognise NZ’s milestone with this year’s symposium in Dunedin, Unbound: Liberating Women (21-23 September, … Continue reading

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2018 membership reminder

CTANZ members will have received their membership reminder with their December issue of Context. Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December, so it’s time to renew if you haven’t yet done so. Annual rates are still $NZ 50.00 waged … Continue reading

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“Oreo’s Sampler” – Expressions of Interest

In 1820 a “sampler” marked by “Oreo” was sent to the Church Missionary Society in England. In 1821 this “sampler” arrived in London. What did this sampler look like? Who was “Oreo”? Enthusiastic and passionate textile and fibre artists are … Continue reading

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