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Autumn AND

Winter

from the runway to today 2012


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Autumn/Winter Fashion 2012

Editor’s Note Dress to impress Winter is a great time to dress up. This time round make sure you add a few luxurious styles to your wardrobe. This season I love forties glamour – the seductive female form is back. Expect to see eye-popping colour tones with daring combinations (see page 3 and 5 for an update!)

Autumn AND

Winter

from the runway to today 2012

Cover photo by São Paulo

Fur, leather, knitwear and even sequins combine, and animalia remains, along with snakeskin – python dominating the look. As the temperature drops, elegance comes to the fore with pleats, frills and the timeless pencil skirt. Femininity is back so embrace it! Workshop Denim

editor Jane Dennis

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DESIGNERS Emma O’Sullivan Carol Beaumont WRITERS Gina McKenzie Karen Hamilton

FASHION ADVERTISING Lorraine Terris Resch Fowler Rob Davison Michael Meadows

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Senior DESIGNER Alicia Harper

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With international recognition São Paulo is also available in New Zealand. São Paulo’s label is well known in the Netherlands, with a large showroom in the World Fashion Centre in Amsterdam São Paulo is distributed in New Zealand by McCauls Apparel, a Christchurch based company.

The return of leather is added to collections, along with fabulous furs! Leather jackets, pants and leather trimmings come out to play as well as your faux furs for an added touch to garments or out on their own as a coat. There are plenty of winter coat trends to choose from – the classic belted winter coat, cropped capes and hooded coats trimmed with fur, peacoats and the popular trench, but a highlight this season is the longer coat

Farmers Events Coat

worn below the knee or close to the floor as shown on the runways. Colourful palettes of red, berry, orange, yellow and winter white, along with delicious camel tones delight this season.


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Preen Red Coat

Affinity’s experienced staff are always on-hand to help style any outfit

Fabulous labels, beautiful knitwear Walk into Affinity in Northlands Mall and you won’t only be attracted by the new-look store, but also the stunning range of knitwear for those cooler months. Colours of every hue are beautifully displayed from fine cardigans to chunky sweaters. Reds, all shades of blue, pinks, greens and traditional black - there is a style to suit everyone.

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include Scope, Ashley Fogel, Meredith, Foil, Preen and Ebony, to name just a few. Winter coats and jackets from Overload, Juo, Ven and Ashley Fogel are also in-store, again in a wonderful range of colours and styles, along with beautiful velvet military style jackets from Loobie’s Story.

Scarves, jewellery, handbags and stunning soft hats are in-store to add an even more individual touch to your look.

Helen Mortimer says she is pleased with the light and bright new-look interior at Knitwear is the perfect way to refresh Affinity. Created by John your wardrobe and you can’t go wrong Gaynor Design, the detail Affinity’s experienced staff are always with Affinity’s selection featuring is there, from the luxurious on-hand to help style any outfit butterflies, spots and stripes, velvetwhether it is beautiful floral jackets and curtains on the dressing covered buttons or pretty details on rooms to the print behind matching dresses for that special night the pockets. out or the right fit for that pair of basic the window displays. Hand-picked by owner Helen Mortimer, trousers. designers of this beautiful knitwear

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what to

wear Wonderfully wild Colourful animal prints and snakeskin prints, especially python, demand attention, thanks to leading designers Gucci, Roberto Cavalli and Chloe not being prepared to let them go, and popular labels like São Paulo and Storm keep the look alive this season.

Top Tip Color-blocking is pairing bright, solid colors together, but no more than three.

Mix and match Match colours with patterns and make a statement by clashing those patterns – British designer Vivienne Westwood shows us how it’s done by breaking all the rules with her styles.

Stay clear of bright pieces on those troubled areas!

A grand statement Solid colours remain this winter, but this time round have some fun and add snakeskin and prints to colour blocking! Look out for hot reds, bright blues, and burnt orange in the mix.

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Models: Ali McD Model Agency

Christchurch designers are celebrated on the longest catwalk in the southern hemisphere The longest catwalk in the southern hemisphere provided the perfect platform to celebrate three high profile and popular Christchurch designers during the pinnacle event of iD Dunedin Fashion Week at the end of March.

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Barbara Lee was the first of the Christchurch designers to show her collection; mixing blacks and greys she profiled winter coats, easy to wear wool The iconic international must-see fashion and snugly scarves. event; the iD Fashion Show, held at The stunning collection from Caroline the Dunedin Railway Station attracted Moore followed; showcasing classic cut an audience of over 3,000 fashion suede, leather and slinkskin to produce enthusiasts along with a prestigious line feminine but edgy layered looks. up of international fashion authorities ‘Celebrate Christchurch’ concluded with and local celebrities and was hosted by a surprise catwalk appearance from NZ TV3’s John Campbell. Top Model Judge Colin Mathura-Jeffree Showcasing the Winter sporting the exuberant colours, bold 2012 collections of over 20 patterns and quirky touches of MisteR’s unique kiwi labels made winter range. for an entertaining evening mixing the latest in fashion “We are thrilled that these three with world-class production. Christchurch based designers joined our Dunedin designers this year so they This year the Committee could enjoy the fun and excitement extended the invitation that being part of the iD Fashion Show to include the capsule delivers,” iD Dunedin Fashion Week collections of three of Committee Chair Susie Staley said. Christchurch’s hottest “After the hardships; both personal labels; Caroline Moore, and professional, that so many in Barbara Lee and Christchurch have endured over the past MisteR. The ‘Celebrate 16 months, we wanted to support and Christchurch’ feature was acknowledge Christchurch fashion.” sponsored by Hang-Up

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line eyes with a smoky grey eyeliner to make eyes pop.

If going bright on your eyes, tone down the rest with neutral makeup, subtle lipstick, or a tinted lip gloss – it will draw attention to your eyes. If going subtle on the eyes then bolder coloured lips works well.

Metallic and matt Whatever you choose, don’t neutral shades forget mascara, it will help are still popular for frame your eyes. winter and this look can be varied for day or night time looks by varying the depth of colour. The great thing about neutral eyeshadows is that they suit all eye colours and can be layered to add depth and intensity. For day try a neutral honey coloured shadow with brown eyeliner and then to add night-time appeal layer on metallic browns for depth. Whether you go for a bold look or a subtle shimmer don’t be afraid to experiment and create your own signature style!

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Luxe forties-inspired looks take centre stage for an ultra feminine style with big hits including pearl jewelery and collared necklaces.

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When the temperature starts to dip add a cute beret or knitted cap in red, black or purple for extra warm and glamour. Dip into these trends and find a look that you will love to instantly update your winter wardrobe.

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Zavarucci is New Zealand’s very own layering lifestyle label – every modern woman’s answer to building a complete wardrobe. The focus of the collection is comfort coupled with ontrend styling with a fashionable twist. Stylish, well fitting lifestyle separates are designed to be worn as simple basics or used for layering. All are easy care, easy wear! Zavarucci garments allow the wearer to feel confident and feminine whilst allowing for unlimited individuality and style expression. Their 2012 Winter Collection is out now and available at Affinity and Frederick Ashley.

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the ruggedness of a workwear line. Do you remember the ‘Rover’? The reintroduction of this old favourite has been given the special treatment with another innovation using bushshirt fabric.

Swanndri are helping men dress like real men again, with rugged and contemporary styling and the return of They have developed a premium old favourites as their key notes of their finish that has a soft feel, but 2012 Winter Range. with the same durability and performance you would expect Wool features strongly throughout the range, not only in traditional styles from Swanndri. but also in casualwear and outerwear collections.  Wool cotton shirtings The foundations of dressing like a real man are easy to and pant fabrications of wool, cotton break down: and tencel provide casual styles with supreme comfort and feel, while in Simple – shows that a man is practical outerwear they have given a premium Strong – shows that he is capable of getting the job done. finish to existing wool fabrications and Functional – shows that he’s good at the things he does. applied them in new styles. Barn shirts and the sideliner shirtjac are great pieces that will translate well into either a casual line up or complement

The innovation extends across the Boston Hoody as well, giving real depth.

women's Duffle Coat Sizes S-XL, Knee Length RRP$299.95

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styles at... RICHARD SUCKLING OPTOMETRISTS Stunning range of fashion glasses for both adults and children now in store. T. 332 1730

PAGANI A wonderful range of Autumn/ Winter styles now instore T. 331 7997

UNICHEM BARRINGTONS Do you have a special event planned and want to look your best? Come in and see Del our Clarins Beauty Consultant - Full Makeovers - Brow and Eyelash Tinting - False Eyelashes - Facials - Nails. Clarins, plant-based beauty products IN-STORE NOW! Discover what makes Clarins the European leader in luxury skincare Because with Clarins, life’s more beautiful T.377 5527

MODA BELLA A. Esiska - $469 B. Madge - $269.95 A C. Daisy - $199 T. 331 8025

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LITTLE MISS AND LITTLE MISTER For groovy kids clothing... Ph. 377 7119

RICHARD SUCKLING OPTOMETRISTS Stunning range of fashion glasses for both adults and children now in store. T. 332 1730

LINGERIE ON BARRINGTON Lingerie for every women at Lingerie On Barrington. T. 337 6609

256 Barrington Street > Phone 03 332 4221 > www.barringtonshopping.co.nz


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clothing alterations All your garment repairs catered for “Check out our great selection of stores for your new Winter 2012 look.” Dresses, tunics, jerseys, skirts, pants, boots, shoes, hats, scarves, gloves and accessories. And don’t forget, once you have you’re new Winter look, stop in for a coffee and relax!

Clothing alterations and repairs are often put in the too hard basket; they can be easily remedied at Streetwize on Blenheim Road. Streetwize has been around for 28 years and has a combined knowledge from Pauline owner/manager, Sharon, Grace and Tracey of 126 years experience. Pauline was trained by Stylemaster and is very “old school” when it comes to tailoring and believes in the true and tried way. Many have quoted Pauline as being “a perfectionist who does an amazing job and who will always be honest with her customers”. “We can alter just about any piece of clothing to suit people’s individual shape” says Pauline. “Our biggest piece of advice for our customers is to always fit to the largest point on your body and we can tailor the rest to fit you perfectly.”

With such a wide range of garments from all over the world, remember to try everything on, there is such a large variation in sizing between New Zealand, the United States and European labels. Streetwize’s quality is extremely high and the good news is that it doesn’t cost the earth. Zips can be replaced from as little as $28, trouser and sleeve hems from $18.50 and jackets from $38.00. Streetwize can fix nearly every garment, make your dream garment or cover cushions, all in fabric or leather. There is no job too big or small, urgent repairs can be catered for. Streetwize has had several “quake” moves but is now happily based at 311 Blenheim Road, opposite Middleton Road.

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Top Tip You can match your peep toes with your tights or go bold for a complete contrast with brightly colored tights.

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Pick elegant tights to go with your peep toes for evening wear.

Winter is just around the corner, so get your bootylicious fix! Shoe and boot styles this winter cover every trend from forties starlet to seventies babe with lots of detailing and opulent designs. Colours span the spectrum from black to dark blue, burgundy, chocolate, deep violet, khaki and red. Peep toes reign; wear them with tights, and the ankle boot is one of this season’s biggest trends when paired with a dress or skirt, opt for a darker toned boot if your legs are a little wider to pull off this look. Take a trip back in time to the flirty forties with kitten heels, stilettos and boots featuring feminine detailing like ruffles, lace, buttons and bows. If you like to keep it simple then the seventies style is for you with boots in palettes of black, red, chesnut and chocolate tones, which transition from day to night with ease.

These seventies inspired boots come in all heel heights from shorter, wider heels and rounder toes which are super comfortable through to higher heels which are perfect for evening.

Colours span the spectrum from black to dark blue, burgundy, chocolate, deep violet, khaki and red.

Suede is another popular look this season with shoes and boots featuring suede detailing. Just remember to waterproof your footwear before you go jumping in puddles! Shoes span a range of heights from low kitten heels and wedges through to stilettos that are perfect for date night. Patent leather heels are another hit item with hot red being the star of the season. You can go for a simple look or choose a shoe embellished with detailing like bows and buckles.

Get ready for Winter at Eastgate! Check out great colour and styles for the new winter season at Eastgate. We have all you need for winter! Acquisitions, Aussie Sox, Cristas, Daily Fashion, Diana Fashions & Style, Hair Beauty, Number One Shoes, OPSM, Pagani, Pascoes, Postie, Shanton, Silky Smooth, Temt, The Warehouse, Eastgate Unichem Pharmacy Opening Soon: Summer Nails.

Eastgate: Cnr Linwood Avenue & Buckleys Road Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9am – 6pm Thursday & Friday 9am – 8pm Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm

www.eastgate.co.nz


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