Simple but smart for races

Cup Day

Want a winning look for Cup Day? Take some tips from those in the know.

Safety fences the inspiration


A rebuild-inspired creation by a North Canterbury designer received an honourable mention at the World of WearableArt (WOW) awards.

Introducing Rachael & Mike

Wedding of the week


The mountains and lakes of Central Otago provide the perfect backdrop for this wonderfully romantic occasion.

Silence for Dawson

Charlotte Dawson

A moment of silence for the late Charlotte Dawson was held at the beginning of NZ Fashion Week tonight.

Boys also keen to impress

Schoolboy test, exam, test results, exam results, student, pupil

Teen boys are increasingly concerned about appearance, especially ahead of the ball season.

Student designers stun

Hannah Peart

More than 500 people came to see Christchurch student designers showcase their work.

Gym gear gets colour kick

Nicole Wheadon

Walking through sports gear stores, the walls are a sea of colours and patterns, each more outrageous than the next.

Introducing Kate & Brendan

Wedding of the week

While a back injury threatened to curb the romantic vibe on engagement day, their wedding was simply beautiful.

'The man of my dreams'

Moving to quake-hit city for love

Wedding of the week

A tale full of romance, giddiness and surprise - this couple's beautiful backstory is one in a million.

Shoe business the perfect fit

Georgie Falloon

Finding shoes for large feet shouldn't be humiliating, says one shoe shop owner.

Introducing Penny & Vince

Wedding of the week

Late night cheeseburgers, Converse-clad groomsmen and a puppy aisle-walker - not quite your average wedding.

Surf club sells cheeky ad space

North Beach Surf Life Saving club

Christchurch surf life saving club auctions off the advertising space on their bums.

Dual finds new home

Dual at The Tannery

After losing her Lyttelton store in the quake, designer Caro Allison has opened a new boutique in The Tannery.

Sophie Pascoe as model

Olympic medallist turns jewellery model

Sophie Pascoe

Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe has ditched her togs for jewellery in a photo shoot for a new sponsor.

New shop is full of vintage gems

Anissa Victoria's Twilight Vintage Market

A vintage treasure trove is opening up in Cathedral Junction, thanks to a generous landlord and Life in Vacant Spaces.

Introducing Anna & Jamie

Anna & Jamie wedding

Anna and Jamie were working in the same building in Christchurch, but didn't meet until the Feb 22 quake.

Chch fashion insiders

Jonathan Moran

Jonathan and Sarah Moran, owners and buyers at Infinite Definite Boutique, talk top picks and typical days.

Not your usual wedding


The South Island sun came out for this gorgeous couple's big day.

Viva Glam lands in Chch

Rihanna MAC Viva Glam

Rihanna's latest MAC collection arrives in Ballantynes while two jewellery exhibitions open on Madras St.

Accessorise all areas

Le Specs

Ruby launches its first pre-fall collection while Craig & Karl put out a special sunglasses range.

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