#1848 Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong

Corinna Studier in front of the Duomo, Milan.

Plans change: Not always when we want them to or how we want them to or why we want them to, but that’s life. Due to specific US visa…

#1846 The new Isaac Likes sweaters and tees go on sale today

Photos: Katherine Lowe

Back in August last year, I put my money where my mouth was and got in the grey marle crewneck sweater game. The result was SHAWTY WANNA THUG? – the very first…

#1845 Zambesi's summer collection is filled with uncharacteristically bright colours

Photos: Marissa Findlay

Zambesi is a label that I associate with the Henry Ford approach to dressing: you can have any colour you want, as long as it’s black. With that in mind, the…

#1844 Stolen Girlfriends Club's Luke Harwood is moving to New York to crack the American market

Luke Harwood. Photo: Zara Mirkin

The three men behind Stolen Girlfriends Club serve three quite different roles: Marc Moore is the charismatic, man-about-town designer; Dan Gosling is the…

#1841 The boys behind Black Box have started an online store named White Box


Dan Gosling at Black Box has a lot of strings to his bow: retailer, The Department Store co-founder, distributor of brands like Moscot, Ksubi and Insight at Stem and one third owner of…

#1837 26 year old Dan Ahwa has replaced Alice Rycroft as the fashion editor of Canvas

Alice Rycroft and Dan Ahwa. Photo: Katherine Lowe

There are a couple of well-placed jobs in the New Zealand fashion media that very rarely change hands: editor in chief of Fashion…

#1774 The question of how to succeed in fashion

Photo: Haw-lin

Thank God for the untarnished innocence of youth. I just received this question on my Diary asking if it was possible to get ahead in fashion if you don’t go to the…

#1773 Stolen Girlfriends Club showed their S/S 2011 collection in a supermarket



Never ones to shy from a good publicity stunt, Stolen Girlfriends Club staged the greatest guerrilla fashion show ever seen in New Zealand this morning, inside the Freemans Bay New World…

#1768 Get your knit on for the Christchurch Quake victims

Photo: Klaus Carson

Can you knit? Do you love charity? Want to help out the Christchurch relief effort? Crusaders fan? If you answered yes to any of the above, Glassons needs you. New…

#1770 This is the definition of being outshadowed by your sister

Christchurch Cathedral after the quake. Photo: Logan McMillan

So I’ve been asked to judge the Miss World NZ swimsuit pageant on Saturday. My sister, on the other hand, has been asked to…