Category Archives: Fashion

Auckland to Ashburton, via Nelson and Wellington

There are textile/ costume events and exhibitions up the wazoo over the next two months. Most important of these is the CTANZ symposium in Nelson 27-29 September. Register before 1 September and you could win a $25 gift voucher from … Continue reading

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Calls for papers

Art Association of Australia and NZ, December 2019 A very last minute call for papers for the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) conference to be held at the University of Auckland and Unitec Institute of Technology 3-6 … Continue reading

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Film festival preview 2019

2018 was such a big year for textile/dress movies that it’s seemed that this year has been a bit short of dressy films, but fortunately the NZIFF knows that the frockies come out for the occasion and have scheduled a … Continue reading

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Children of Mallarmé: Fashion, Art & Collaboration – new exhibition

The Tauranga Art Gallery has recently opened a new exhibition entitled Children of Mallarmé: Fashion, Art & Collaboration. The exhibition is named after Stéphane Mallarmé, a Symbolist poet who published a spirited journal on fashion cum art project entitled La Dernière … Continue reading

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Fashion Matters: fashion, art and society with Dr Peter McNeil – lecture series

Fashion Matters: fashion, art and society with Dr Peter McNeil The Friends of Te Papa are offering lovers of fashion history a wonderful treat this year. They have enticed Dr Peter McNeil to deliver a series of six lectures in Wellington … Continue reading

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Threads that bind – Artefact

If you haven’t yet watched Maori TV’s wonderful series Artefact, the good news is that it’s only half way through, it’s all online, and you really won’t want to miss the episode scheduled for 28 May, Threads that Bind. May-Ana … Continue reading

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At the movies: festival season 2018

The NZ International Film Festival started releasing the 2018 programme this month, leading with Pietra Brettkelly’s Yellow is Forbidden. While NZ screening dates are yet to be confirmed,  Brettkelly’s documentary on Chinese designer Guo Pei has landed with a splash … Continue reading

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Ataahua Mahi – Beautiful Work

Fashion fans can see Simone Montgomery’s millinery on Display for Dunedin Fashion ID week. See her work on display from 30 April – 6th May in two venues: Mayer Shoes in Wall St Mall Dunedin – with thanks, Glen and Poppy Fashion … 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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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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