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Cyclus’s bags make eco-design more fashionable

November 16, 2010/12.04

Cyclus was created in Colombia in 2002 was designed to fill a niche in today’s market. The range of bags comprises durable fashionable products of the highest quality and innovative design.    Made from premium raw recycled materials, you can be sure that you make a fashion statement while still caring about the environment.   […]

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Mister relaunches website, introduces online shopping

October 19, 2010/10.24

Christchurch menswear label Mister has recently launched its new website, with online shopping available from Wednesday, at    This is an exciting time for the label as it has become quickly known in menswear circles for precise tailoring, casually cool printed Ts and quirky styling.    Even more exciting is that you can now […]

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Miromoda gets stronger for autumn–winter ’11

September 27, 2010/2.43

Miromoda’s catwalk show is in its second year at New Zealand Fashion Week. From the comments of those waiting in line to get into the tents, it was worth waiting a week to see and is always awe-inspiring and innovative. The selection of winners chosen to showcase at this year’s presentation was the best to […]

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Urban jungle

August 30, 2010/6.48

The new collection from iconic New Zealand label Icebreaker features a stunning spectrum of nature-inspired garments that transforms world-class technical fabrics and designs into style on the street.    Summer bright hues dominating this season in viola, ember and turquoise are balanced with neutral tones of flax and snow to create wearable city clothes. Many […]

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Giorgio Armani dresses 2010 Emmy nominees and presenters

August 29, 2010/23.36

Giorgio Armani has been quick to point out its involvement in the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, broadcasting now from the Nokia Theatre at LA Live in Los Angeles.    According to its release, Claire Danes (Temple Grandin) will wear a Giorgio Armani Privé muted bronze evening gown fully encrusted with Swarovski drop crystals and […]

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Westpac Young Designer semi-finalist Hermione Flynn is one to watch

August 27, 2010/11.39

Sarah Burton Hermione Flynn is in the pursuit of creating intellectual fashion—garments which have the same artistic and intellectual integrity as a piece of art may.    Her début womenswear collection, The Gentle Woman (shot here by Sarah Burton), was initially inspired by the concept of gay marriage—more specifically a men’s æsthetic placed on an […]

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Pirelli PZero shows its Rubber Racer shoes, I Cut jacket for spring

June 19, 2010/11.35

Pirelli has been extending its brand into fashion since 2002, extending its P-Zero designation into its own label. The aim is to have PZero (without the hyphen) denote high-tech fashion, with modern materials, expanding into a full fashion line.    For spring–summer 2011, the company has released, inter alia, a sailing shoe, the Pirelli PZero […]

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Manuel Bozzi extends his designing to men’s shoes

June 14, 2010/21.07

Manuel Bozzi’s latest men’s shoe collection is based around the idea of the rope with a dose of glam rock.    The line will shortly be launched at Pitti Uomo with more surprises expected for September, according to the designer.    The company claims there is ‘floral’ embroidery, something we can’t really detect in the […]

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Emporio Armani shows World Cup-themed collection

March 31, 2010/14.09

For the football fans out there, Emporio Armani has unveiled a collection to tie in with the FIFA World Cup. The boxer briefs, strap bag, gym bag, sneaker and belt has a detachable country flag so customers can put on their favourite one. Available in selected Emporio Armani and department stores from mid-May. You may […]

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Going Black with Barkers

June 16, 2009/13.09

The All Blacks were getting plenty of announcements today: first, Telecom New Zealand said it would sponsor New Zealand’s rugby team through to the 2011 World Cup. Secondly, menswear brand Barkers announced its collaboration, with a Barkers Black line, inspired by Italian designer gear.    The idea was to create a slick silhouette for the […]

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