Being Asked If I Feel More Taiwanese Or Kiwi

If you're an Asian who was born and raised in a Western country, the question on whether you feel more this or that can be a difficult one. As someone who grew up in New Zealand, it's my natural response to say that I'm from New Zealand. I've never lived in Taiwan long term and … Continue reading Being Asked If I Feel More Taiwanese Or Kiwi

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 Problem With Casual Racism In New Zealand

I went home during the last semester break, and as my family were walking in the Farmers Market we stopped by a stand selling beautiful wooden bowls. The man at the stand was friendly and talked to my family, and my Dad who has lived in New Zealand for over 20 years, was asked: "So, … Continue reading The Problem With Casual Racism In New Zealand

Discover These Fashion Magazines From New Zealand

Apparel Magazine  Monthly magazine for the apparel industry, read by designers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, fashion students and graduates, service providers. Established in 1969, Apparel magazine is a monthly trade publication that is a comprehensive insight into the clothing, textiles, footwear and accessories industries. Apparel covers every aspect of the fashion industry from marketing, import, wholesale and retail apparel, footwear … Continue reading Discover These Fashion Magazines From New Zealand

New Zealand Cruelty Free Beauty Brands

New Zealand has many amazing cruelty free, vegan and organic skincare brands. For the sake of this article, I will focus on cruelty free brands (although many of these are vegan and organic too). When I was living in Australia, there was also an awareness of ethical brands and the ability to choose cruelty free … Continue reading New Zealand Cruelty Free Beauty Brands