Heels, our arch nemesis?

Heels take a lot of heat, but are they really the root cause of our foot problems?

And the best dressed is...

A North Island woman is "over the moon" to have been crowned Best Dressed Woman at Cup Day.

Video: Best of the body art

body art

A unicorn-like creation has taken the top prize in a tough body art competition at Cup Day.

Elegant looks have the edge

Jackie O'Fee

Fashion judge says she will be looking for an cohesive outfit - but that doesn't often come cheap.

Keisha to judge style

Riccarton race-goers are going to have to keep it classy to impress fashion judge Keisha Castle-Hughes.

Rebuilding, then regilding the lily

Isaac Theatre Royal general manager Neil Cox

The Isaac Theatre Royal will feel like the theatre people remember despite its total rebuild.

Cup Day is her day to shine


It's the one day a year my partner, who cares for me full-time, gets to dress up and leave the stress behind.

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.

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