Category Archives: Shows

Meanwhile in Auckland….

March is definitively New Zealand’s fashion month, with iD down in Dunedin, and Auckland’s Four Days of Fashion in the City, including films, seasonal previews and other special activities. The four days specifically are 29 March – 1 April, but … Continue reading

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Thinking about fashion…iD programme out

Isn’t she gorgeous? She’s Thinking About Fashion ahead of iD 2016 and an hour of short talks by Otago academics with that title, on aspects of fashion including marketing, shows and collecting, on Wednesday 16 March at the university as … Continue reading

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iD 2016

Down in Dunedin, the iD team have started revealing the 2016 programme, starting with the announcement that this year’s international guest is Emilia Wickstead, who will also be part of the Emerging Designer judging panel. London-based Wickstead moved from her … Continue reading

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Nature Now – 2016 symposium exhibition

Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand (CTANZ) Symposium  7-8 July 2016, Massey University, Wellington. The organising committee of the  CTANZ symposium, Nature Now, is pleased to announce that an exhibition will be held in conjunction with the symposium at Massey University, Wellington. We would like to invite submissions of work by contemporary practitioners that engages with the … Continue reading

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Fashion and war: iD Emerging Designers, April 2015

The timing of this year’s symposium allowed many of those who came down for it to get to one or more iD Fashion Week events, for many of us starting with Emerging Designers. Here’s Elaine Webster’s report, pictures courtesy of … Continue reading

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New Dunedin Exhibition – Desi Liversage at Mint Gallery

Mint Gallery is proud to present the latest works from artist Desi Liversage in her show titled Needle Doodle. An accomplished textile artist, Desi has exhibited her unique pieces widely in New Zealand and internationally. The works in Needle Doodle evolved during the … Continue reading

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

Duck feather dress, The Horn of Plenty, Autumn/Winter 2009–10 Model Magdalena Frackowiak. Image firstVIEW As many of you will already know, the V&A has just opened Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, a fabulous exhibition which celebrates the extraordinary creative talent of one of … Continue reading

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Cult Couture: Fabrik Navigators 21-22 November 2014

As part of its three week celebration of Urbanesia, (the ‘island in the city’), Auckland’s  Southside Arts Festival, includes  two evenings of design at the Māngere Arts Centre from 20-22 November, a textile and adornment exhibition, a fashion compettion, and … Continue reading

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Desktop travellers alert! Innovative fashion exhibition in Toronto

Fashion Follows Form: Designs for Sitting June 21, 2014 to January 25, 2015 Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Link to exhibition page: Desktop travellers interested in fashion and textiles might be interested to know about this very innovative exhibition at the … Continue reading

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A busy week in Dunedin

It’s a busy month for dress and textile types in at least three parts of the country. We’ve certainly got a busy couple of weeks ahead in Dunedin, starting with… MADE: Otago Textile Art – November 10-16, Art Station (upstairs … Continue reading

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