Opportunity for city makeup artist

New Zealand Fashion Week 2014

WETINI RAPANA
Last updated 12:45 26/08/2014
Christchurch designer Wendy Jerard
FINISHING TOUCH: Christchurch designer Wendy Jerard, left, with a model on the last day of fittings for New Zealand Fashion Week.

Relevant offers

Features

Shame of conscientious objectors passed down family lines Past Southland Rose, Maryanne Ward, reflects on 50 years of the Rose of Tralee in New Zealand Queenstown: Is New Zealand's most popular tourist town worth the hype? Nurses recall days of escapades and training Fiordland sewerage options - the story so far What's the story, Southland? Southland choirs' journeys on the road to the Big Sing choral festival Kaitangata shop owners Maree and Derek Calver of On The Spot close their doors Hello again, Pork Pie Otago Community Hospice draws strong support from Clutha District

Invercargill makeup artist Kerry Penisula-Spain is living the dream at New Zealand Fashion Week.

The hairdresser and primary makeup artist for Venom Hair Salon said she was looking forward to being part of New Zealand's pre-eminent fashion show and meeting other makeup artists.

"I've been lucky enough [in Invercargill] to have a lot of opportunities with Venom in doing their fashion shows and also doing photo shoots for some international magazines. The only thing I'm missing is working with other makeup artists," Penisula-Spain said.

This year marks the first time she has worked at New Zealand Fashion Week, and said the opportunity was a rare one that came as a good surprise. "I entered a Smashbox makeup competition to get there, and they then invited me to be a part of it after seeing my application," she said.

The NZ Fashion Week opening ceremony was held yesterday t the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland.

Wetini Rapana is an SIT journalism student.

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content