Discover These Fashion Magazines From Taiwan

Vogue Taiwan Vogue is known as the 'Fashion Bible' in the fashion industry.  Since the first VOGUE was published in the United States in 1892, it has a long history and is widely read internationally. Featuring the latest news on fashion, beauty, lifestyle, celebrity, entertainment, culture and style. Marie Claire Taiwan Marie Claire Taiwan features … Continue reading Discover These Fashion Magazines From Taiwan

How To Buy Less And Support Ethical Fashion

We live in a consumer society where the media and advertising industry is telling us that we lack something in our lives, which can only be fulfilled through purchasing a product. In the Fashion Industry, fast fashion is constantly encouraging consumers to buy clothes they don't necessarily need. I've previously written about minimalism, because I … Continue reading How To Buy Less And Support Ethical Fashion

The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us

Dressing well is a form of self care. I talked to a friend of mine, and we had a really interesting conversation about how we present ourselves, how people treat us when we dress well and she told me how she believes that dressing well is a form of self care. The words really stuck … Continue reading The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us

The Skinny Frame In The Fashion Industry

Thin is always trending in the fashion industry. The dark side of the fashion industry includes the desire for a skinny frame. Growing up, I was called skinny, twig, thin and lean. The problem was that it was either said to me as a compliment or as a bad thing, and I was told to … Continue reading The Skinny Frame In The Fashion Industry

Ethical Fashion And The Rise Of Consumer Culture

Clothes are one of the largest polluters in the world. There is so much we don't see from the clothes we wear, from the source of the fabric, where the cotton was grown, how much water was used to bring the piece of clothing to life, what environment the worker who sewed the piece of … Continue reading Ethical Fashion And The Rise Of Consumer Culture

Cats In Fashion And Some Wandering Thoughts

I've been reading a book called Man Repeller, by Leandra Medine, and I simply love her quirky humour, honest voice and relatable tone of writing. Reading her words makes you feel like she's sitting beside you with a cup of coffee in one hand, and talking to you like you've been friends for as long … Continue reading Cats In Fashion And Some Wandering Thoughts

How To Consume Less And Live More Abundantly

We live in a consumer society that tells us that more is not enough, and that we are always constantly needing more. We need to update our technology, buy this product to be happy and wear this to fit in. There is so much clothing, technology, food and so forth that are disposed of in … Continue reading How To Consume Less And Live More Abundantly

The Tales Of Being A Ballet Flats Person

Are you more of a ballet flats person or heels person? When I think of who the queen of ballet flats, it has to be Alexa Chung herself. I love wearing thick heels sometimes, but if you asked me when I was in my teens I would of instantly said ballet flats. I remember a … Continue reading The Tales Of Being A Ballet Flats Person

How To Embrace Minimalism In Your Closet

The truth is I used to have many pieces of clothing that I never got around to wearing very often. I would buy a lot of clothes during the year, only to end up giving them away by the end of it. It makes me think back to how much I could of saved if … Continue reading How To Embrace Minimalism In Your Closet

Stella McCartney Winter Campaign 2017

Stella McCartney's Winter 2017 campaign brings awareness of the growing issue of waste and over consumption. It is photographed by Harley Weir in the Eastern Coast of Scotland. The man-made landscapes is formed from all the waste that has been piled into these areas that causes us to question the significant affect we are placing … Continue reading Stella McCartney Winter Campaign 2017

The Style Culture Of Auckland And Wellington

In writing this, I hope it can encourage all of us to embrace our personal style. Some of these thoughts are from observations and others are from readings and how I see the two cities in terms of the style culture in what we wear.  If you're an Aucklander or Wellingtonian, please let me know … Continue reading The Style Culture Of Auckland And Wellington

Fashion Feature With Sabina Sysantos

Sabina from Folly and Misfortune is a stylish soul who I met at university, and instantly clicked with. It was one of those spontaneous and unexpected moments, where you meet someone at the right time and happen to both have a zest for fashion. Winter in Auckland has been on the icy side with the … Continue reading Fashion Feature With Sabina Sysantos

Who Do You Have A Style Crush On?

The kinds of crushes we have when we're young tend to come and go. However, there are style crushes that come and go, and then there are the ones that stay year after year. We just can't seem to let them go, we might admire them from afar and appreciate their sense of personal style. … Continue reading Who Do You Have A Style Crush On?

Taylor Pre-Collection SS17/18

Taylor is a New Zealand fashion brand that designs garments that are incredibly stylish and wearable. The brand was established by designer Vicki Taylor in 1999, with each garment carefully designed and manufactured in New Zealand. Vicki grew up in a fashion industry family and is passionate and continually inspired by fabrics and textural combinations. Frequent trips … Continue reading Taylor Pre-Collection SS17/18

Discover These New Zealand Fashion Bloggers

A A Tale of Two Cities | Ambers Edits | Anna Reeve B Bonbon Girls C Chasing Cait |Clouds of Colour | Currently Loving  D Dillon Dot E Esque | Ethical Style Hunter F FashioNZ | Fashion Distraction |Fashion Fairground | Four Eyes | Foxes Blog G Gurl Interrupted H Holly Estelle I I Am Archive | Isaac Likes J Jaheb Barnett | Just so Pretty K Katherine Is Awesome L La Donna Moderna | … Continue reading Discover These New Zealand Fashion Bloggers

Staple + Cloth Vice Versa Collection 2017

Staple + Cloth recently launched their new season collection, Vice Versa. The event was held tonight in their Ponsonby Boutique, with each piece of clothing made in New Zealand. The Slip Dress and Jacket are my favourite, and the fabrics are sleek to touch. The wonderful thing about this collection is the versatility of dressing from day … Continue reading Staple + Cloth Vice Versa Collection 2017

New Zealand Fashion Brands List A-Z

New Zealand has an array of well respected designers, where each brand has their own distinctive style. We may be situated at the corner of the world, but there are many talented and creative Kiwi fashion designers locally and internationally. The very first New Zealand designers I heard of that come to mind are Karen … Continue reading New Zealand Fashion Brands List A-Z

The Wardrobe Staples For Black Clothes

It's rare that no one has at least one item of black clothing in their wardrobe, even if it's a black pair of socks! Unless of course, you have a colourful rainbow of socks which would be perfect for mix matching. You might have a coat, t-shirt, pants, hat, bag, dress or shoes in black … Continue reading The Wardrobe Staples For Black Clothes

A Minimalists Journey In Fashion And Lifestyle

If we go back in time, I was 14 when I started my first job at a cafe, and this meant taking responsibility for buying some of my own things. As a country girl, we would go into the city 2-4 times a month. I remember feeling satisfied with being able to buy my own … Continue reading A Minimalists Journey In Fashion And Lifestyle

Style File: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are the designers for the luxury fashion brand, The Row, which was established in 2006. The brand includes a range of ready-to-wear, eyewear, handbags, and footwear. In 2012 and 2015, The Council of Fashion Designers of America named Ashley and Mary-Kate as Womenswear Designers of The Year. In 2014, they were … Continue reading Style File: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen