Most New Zealand fashion retailers are doing a good job of looking after the people who make their clothes, but some brands have work to do. Department store Farmers was among those who got a poor ranking in this year’s Ethical Fashion report by relief and development groups Tearfund and Baptist World Aid Australia. Read
It’s a little-known fact that Brits wear just 70 per cent of the clothes they have stored away in their wardrobes, which leaves them with a total of 1.7 billion unused items. On average, a consumer keeps their garments for three years, but even more shocking than this is the fact that something might be
Winter is upon us and it’s time to pull out your coats and put away your bikinis. Storing your clothes properly is important. If you invest the time, energy, and finance filling your wardrobe with things you love, you should devote a little extra to safeguard your investments, season to season. With crisp mornings and
Be hosted by Petra Bagust a Breast Cancer Cure Ambassador whilst enjoying a fashion evening with Augustine by Kelly Coe with collections from Augustine, Amaya, Charlo and Alaska Tees.
Madewell an offshoot from J. Crew, just announced their first-ever sustainable swimwear line, a 32-piece collection using fabric spun from recycled plastic bottles. With the collection, appropriately called Second Wave, Madewell joins the growing number of brands seeking more sustainable ways to manufacture clothing. As consumers increasingly place more emphasis on eco-mindedness, major retailers—from Adidas
No matter your style, there are a few key pieces that no wardrobe is complete without—whether it’s a timeless camisole or a pair of jeans you wear on repeat. Stocking up on wardrobe staples is easy thanks to Jeanswest, who have you covered with a huge range of stylish pieces. Effortless weekend wear? Check. Sophisticated
Here’s a comment that comes up a lot when I talk about fair fashion here on the blog: “I would love to build a more ethical closet but I can’t afford ethical brands!” And I can totally relate. In an ideal world, my closet would consist of nothing but Reformation dresses, Elizabeth Suzann pants and
Broidery Dresses are back for the summer months. EziBuy have a wonderful dress online here; but if you want to save some money we have a preloved Broidery Dress over at Finding Fashion here (size 14)
Have fallen in love with this new dress stocked by Freez (Australia). 3rd Love Ruffle Hem Dress
The Melbourne Cup is soon going to be upon us (Tuesday 7 November 2017) and if you’re going to celebrate in a style that doesn’t cost a fortune – you need to start looking for that perfect dress now! We’ve saved you some time by showcasing some of our fabulous dresses in the FindingFashion online
City Chic has updated their website, so you can now shop on your mobile phone.
We explore five different ways to remove the vintage smell from old used clothing, something notoriously difficult to get rid of. Everyone knows the smell. Whether it’s referred to as musty, dank, or plain funky, the scent of vintage clothing shops is pervasive. Thankfully, these stores provide some of the greatest finds in the hunt for
Ethical fashion hub Just Atelier will help people learn about the issues in the fashion industry by opening a community pop-up space in central Dunedin in April, 2017 through the Urban Dream Brokerage Ethical fashion hub Just Atelier will help people learn about the issues in the fashion industry by opening a community pop-up space
Apparel chains such as H&M, Zara and Forever 21 conquered the retail world by promising fast fashion: cheap, trendy and disposable. Apparel chains such as H&M, Zara and Forever 21 conquered the retail world by promising fast fashion: cheap, trendy and disposable. Yet there’s a growing number of consumers this holiday season who want just
Fashion for a Cure will be coming to a city near you soon! The 2016 line up will feature some of New Zealand’s top fashion designers including RUBY, Liam, Andrea Moore, Moochi, Taylor, Coop, Trelise Cooper, Zambesi, Working Style and Storm. Over the course of the evening guests will enjoy a cocktail function including wine
Last year, more than half of the 2.4 billion dollars we spent buying clothes online went to Australian retailers. According to recent data from Roy Morgan, 56% of online clothing purchases made by Aussies over the age of 14 were with Australian-based retailers. The figure excludes footwear and children’s clothing purchases, so the figure could
Have you applied for a Rack Space at the Tirau Rack Sale? Its happening this Saturday at 1 Main Road Tirau from 10am. The Curvy Girl Market Rack Sale is the place to make some quick cash from your wardrobe or splurge on bargain buys if you are more of a shopper. The rack sale
NZ’s only eco fashion designer runway event is set to be held in Lower Hutt from 20-23 July 2016.
The first step to transforming the industry is transparency, and it starts with a simple question ‘Who made my clothes?’
NZ Sale is opening a Mega Store in Hamilton. Grand Opening 1 April 2016.
Look out for the 2016 Designer Garage Sale being held Friday 4th March to Sunday 6th March in Auckland.
International fashion giant Zara will open its first New Zealand store at Auckland’s Sylvia Park in late 2016. Source: Mega fashion brand Zara to open first NZ store at Auckland’s Sylvia Park | Stuff.co.nz
Hot on the heels of Click Monday in New Zealand (or Click Frenzy in Australia), comes yet another two shopping events for bargain hunters: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday is observed each year on the Friday after Thanksgiving in USA (celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November). Although it is originally a US
Congratulations to Jeanswest! Apparel retailer Jeanswest is also celebrating a winning streak, winning the small category for a second year in a row. Source: The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery and Jeanswest win Retail Employer of the Year | The Register
Sorry to hear that Wild Pair is struggling … it’s a great brand. Source: Iconic Kiwi brand Wild Pair goes into receivership | The Register
An online fashion sale frenzy has started today with leading fashion retailers offering discounts of up to 30% off women’s fashion clothing. While most Australian retailers are jumping aboard their national Click Frenzy online mega-sale event held on 18th November each year – here in New Zealand we also get to enjoy some of the
Breast Cancer Cure invites you to attend an exclusive fashion show and make a stand for a future where breast cancer is a curable disease. FASHION FOR A CURE WELLINGTON 6.00pm – 8.00pm Wednesday 21st October 2015 PREFAB Hall 14 Jessie Street Wellington You’ll enjoy a showcase of New Zealand’s top designers; including Trelise Cooper,
Back for 2015! This October indulge brings you the sale to end all sales. The indulge Outlet Sale will have all your favourite local designer brands, alongside some newer faces, all with items at outrageously low prices. From shoes and jewellery to clothes and swimwear, it’s the perfect opportunity to stock up your wardrobe at
Racked has opened up a pop up store in Ponsonby central, 136/146 Ponsonby Rd. Incredible discounts on premium denim brands NYDJ, Hailwood Racked has opened up a pop up store in Ponsonby central. Incredible discounts on premium denim brands NYDJ, Hailwood and Black orchid with up to 75% off retail prices. Only open until