travelling lite

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Later in the year we are packing up as a family and going to the States for a month.  It will the first time we have gone away…

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iDFW 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014

I am feeling more than a bit excited right now about my very first iDFW. I have never been to Dunedin (and that is just plain embarrassing lets…

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saben – natural moderns at blakchaos

Friday, March 21, 2014

Last month, Mt Maunganui’s BlakChaos hosted the launch of Saben’s autumn/winter collection, The Natural Moderns.

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maaike – manic episode w2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

I got to chat to  MAAIKE designers Emilie Pullar and Abby Van Schreven recently about their Manic Episode W2014 collection which has just come in store…

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loving deadly ponies

Monday, March 10, 2014

So we are continuing in our series of stores we would like to live in, and Deadly Ponies has to be head of my list at present. Having…

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fashion in the city

Friday, March 7, 2014

I have been away for the last week, and have managed to miss most of all the fabulous things that have been going on in Auckland for Fashion…

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ethical design

Monday, February 24, 2014

Much of what we can buy for our homes now is inexpensive and disposable.  Because it is so cheap, it is easy to throw it away, and buy…

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things i love

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A couple of posts ago, I wrote about bach life, and how it has changed things a bit for me. I wanted to not buy anything new for…

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ruby – the dreamers w2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

Winter already – frightening to be seeing winter already… but then Ruby have just shown a collection that could pretty much be worn right now.

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best foot forward

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

This post started life as an entirely different subject.  I have been considering the huge use of lycra in exercise wear,

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