The Summertime Skirt

The Summertime Skirt

It's not quite spring in New Zealand, but today has been unseasonably warm (16 degrees!) and I've been dying to wear this skirt since picking it up in LA. It's from Reformation, one of my all-time favourite brands. All their pieces are made from super sustainable materials like rescued deadstock fabrics and repurposed vintage clothing. [...]

Autumn Florals

Autumn Florals

Throughout the first few years of my career, I wore mostly black. I still mostly reach for neutral items for their wearability and longevity, but every so often I'm drawn to something printed. This floral Olivia dress by RUBY is one such item. Ever since I saw it in store, I knew it would fit [...]

Kate Sylvester On Finding Inspiration

Kate Sylvester On Finding Inspiration

Where do fashion designers find inspiration and who do they credit with their creativity? Kate Sylvester shares the artwork that influenced her past and present collections and her ongoing love affair with lingerie. You've surely seen Kate's newest collection, A Muse, inspired by Picasso's genius, his paintings and his muses who created the evolution of his work. Kate feels [...]

Tuesday Tunics

Tuesday Tunics

I've always admired New Zealand designers for their focus on creating quality fabrics and wearable garments. I admire the ethical means and methods by which they produce their clothing. Many Kiwi designers still make their own fabrics and garments in-house. Others work closely with factories and mills overseas. Speaking to a handful of the country's most respected designers, I learned [...]

Crème de la crème

Crème de la crème

How about a bit of real talk to kick off today's blog post? If you're wondering why my background is beginning to feel a bit repetitive, I'll let you in on a little secret: I've been using this sensor feature on my camera where I wave (quite aggressively) in order to take a photo. It doesn't catch my [...]