Fashion

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Maccas launches activewear line

Because we all want to look good while eating our Big Macs, right?

Hillary's secret style weapon

Want to be a power dresser? Learn from the best - the designer styling Hillary Clinton's way to the White House.

Is the age of Instagram models over?

Georgia May Jagger has called out Instagram models - and the use of social media.

Awards kickstarts fashion careers

The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards in Gore is a great way to kick start a career, a designer says.

Hokonui's ready to strut its stuff

The lights are up, the stage is set, and the judges have made their final decisions.

Eminem-style ASOS complaint

He wrote a rap on the company's Facebook page, and they returned the favour.

Auckland bridal a 'crazy' closure

'We are absolutely shocked, saddened, and outraged over this situation.'

Sassier, younger, sexier

Customers give their verdicts on Wellington's new David Jones department store.

Best & worst dressed

We're blessed by Michelle Obama, Jessica Gomes is a sexy mermaid, and Margot Robbie makes a misstep.

Winter style’s Oriental influence

Five jewellery pieces to update your winter wardrobe.

Inside the DJs gift bag

Skincare, a scented candle and a gift card. Not bad at all, David Jones.

Valley Girl in receivership

Creditors move in on struggling retailer.

Michelle trumps Melania in style

It's another mic drop for the Obamas - but this time it's all about Michelle's frock.

Andrea Moore turns to crowdfunding

The Kiwi fashion designer has big plans to grow her label though Farmers.

Now for the shoppers

After a gala opening night, Wellington's David Jones is now set to open its doors to the public.

Off to Fashion Week

With a surname like Power-Silk, Danielle has chosen a fitting career in fashion design.

Recap: David Jones store opening

Wednesday was the star-studded glitzy unveiling of the chain's first NZ outlet.

First look at David Jones

"A real proud moment" as department store prepares to open its doors in Wellington.

Valleygirl suppliers cease trading

The disappearance of two key suppliers may be why Valleygirl is in administration.

Made fun of for her shorts

"Just so you know, your words didn't hurt me. The looks you gave me did not either." 

Olympic uniform backlash

In Georgia, Iran, and even New Zealand, uniform designs for the Rio Olympics have come under fire.

Is your outfit acceptable for work?

The good news is you don't really have to wear a tie, but you should still check with your boss.

High heels, and rich and poor

Are the choices we make in our daily lives a result of our own innate desires, or a lemminglike drive to fit in?

Kendall Jenner defends going braless

"I really don't see what the big deal is! I think it's cool and I really just don't care!"

Style secrets from the 'hottest housewife'

Tamra Judge has put in nine seasons on a reality show - so she knows which looks work, and which ones don't.

The appeal of black lipstick

Goth seems to stay in people's souls, even when they grow up and get jobs and have kids and stop dressing quite as outrageously as they once did.

Boys fight shorts ban with skirts

They were told shorts weren't part of the school uniform. So they wore school skirts instead.

Kiwi reality stars and their deals

In the States, reality TV is a sure path to stylish endorsement deals. What about here?

Victoria Secret angels get Olympics gig

Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio will show off their homeland as special correspondents.

Starbucks' new staff dress code

OPINION: Here's what Starbucks' more relaxed employee dress code means.

Artists unite against Zara

The fashion giant 'stole' their work, so here's where you can support these indie designers.

Trend alert: how to wear metallic flats

The silver flat is a smart and attention-grabbing alternative to a white sneaker.

Is this the skimpiest bikini ever?

This tiny swimsuit comes with a maximum height and weight, but barely any fabric.

How Pippa is upstaging 'old money' Kate

Kate may have the prince, but Pippa looks set to have the ball.

Why fashion matters to teens

Clothes are both their armour against critical peers and their mode of expression.

Supermodels - the next generation

Cindy Crawford's daughter's fashion shoot proves Hollywood's teenage offspring have arrived.

Who's coming to NZ Fashion Week?

Harman Grubisa will be hitting the runway, joined by Hailwood, Jimmy D and many others.

How does Pippa's ring stack up to Kate's?

Why Pippa's ring has more appeal to those in the bridal market than Kate's.

Woman trolls boss with epic costumes

She was told she couldn't wear a "cultural head wrap," so she followed the rules... kind of.

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