Nom*D returns to Fashion Week

MICHELLE DUFF
Last updated 08:00 22/07/2014

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Fashion heavyweight Nom*D will be back at New Zealand Fashion Week, joining Kate Sylvester in returning to the beleaguered event after a noticeable absence.

Organisers of New Zealand fashion’s glitziest week in Auckland say this year’s preliminary lineup of designers is solid, showing an  industry upswing with the potential for more shows to be added ahead of the event.

‘‘Every year the NZFW line-up changes as designers evaluate their marketing strategies...so it’s great to have some of the better-known designers back,’’ Dame Pieter Stewart said.

‘‘It shows the industry is strong and united and that’s the sense we’re getting this year, renewed confidence from designers and from the industry as a whole.’’

The initial announcement of designers at this year's event includes Sylvester, Juliette Hogan and Zambesi. As usual, Karen Walker and World are missing from the lineup.

A total of 57 designers have been confirmed to show across the week, with first-time New Zealand designers including Auckland’s Lucy McIntosh, and Napier labels Pardon My French and SHEN.

Napier designer Lucy Kemp, 32, of Pardon My French, has been building up towards showing at fashion week for three years,  beginning her label after graduating from Whanganui School of Design.

"I'm excited, nervous, scared, but ready for it,’’ she said.

‘‘Showing at New Zealand Fashion Week  is something I have wanted to do since day one of starting my label, but not felt quite there until now. It’ll be a proud moment to see my collection go down the catwalk."

Trelise Cooper will show Autumn/Winter 2015 collections from three labels - Cooper by Trelise, Trelise Cooper and Trelise Cooper Boardroom - with younger women's fashion label Coop showing an in-season collection.

Fashion Week is now in its 14th year. The week runs from August 25-31. 

Previously a strict media-and-buyers only event, organisers have since made changes to open the week to the general public. 

This year the Resene designer selection show will run from Wednesday to Saturday, showing ready-to-wear in-season designs. The ticketed opening party on Friday night is followed by two days of runway shows and fashion seminars at the Viaduct Events Centre.


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